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Face to face training

The AIC runs a programme of events for advisers and wealth managers who want a better understanding of the strategies used by investment companies.

All of the AIC’s training is free of charge and is accredited by professional bodies. CPD certificates are available.

VCT seminars

The AIC is running three seminars in Leeds, Birmingham and London for those who want to refresh and improve their knowledge of VCTs. Led by the AIC's Nick Britton, each seminar also includes presentations from three leading VCT managers.

All three seminars will cover:

  • A refresher on VCT rules, benefits and risks
  • Insights from three leading VCT managers
  • An update on developments in the sector - what to expect in 2019
  • Essential points to consider when researching VCTs

Each half-day seminar is free to attend and offers structured CPD. Please refer to the times and dates below and use the online booking form to secure your place.

For more details, please contact Debra Gibbons at debra.gibbons@theaic.co.uk or call on 020 7282 5572.

Leeds seminar

16 January 2019

16 January 2019

Venue
Oulton Hall Hotel, Rothwell Lane, Oulton, Leeds LS26 8HN

Timings
11:30 – 14:30 (lunch provided)

Places are available on a first come, first served basis. To register, please use the online booking form. To register, please contact Debra Gibbons on 020 7282 5572 or email Debra.gibbons@theaic.co.uk specifying the date of the seminar.

This seminar is free of charge and provides 2 hours 15 minutes of structured CPD, endorsed by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

11.30 – 11.50

Registration and coffee

11.50 – 12.15

Welcome and introduction

Nick Britton, Head of Intermediary Communications – AIC

12.15 – 12.45

VCT manager insight – session 1

Ian McLennan, Partner, TriplePoint (TriplePoint VCTs)

12.45 – 13.10

Lunch

13.10 – 13.40

VCT manager insight – session 2

Robert Davis, Deputy CEO and Head of Portfolio Management, Calculus Capital (Calculus VCT)

13.40 – 14.10

VCT manager insight – session 3

Speaker to be confirmed

14.10 – 14.25

Q&A Panel

An opportunity to question all the speakers and raise any topics of interest

14.25 – 14:30

Closing comments

Nick Britton, Head of Intermediary Communications – AIC

Programme subject to change at the organiser's discretion.

Birmingham seminar

17 January 2019

17 January 2019

Venue
Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Maxstoke Lane, Meriden CV7 7HR

Timings
09:30 – 12:30

Places are available on a first come, first served basis. To register, please contact Debra Gibbons on 020 7282 5572 or email debra.gibbons@theaic.co.uk specifying the date of the seminar.  

This seminar is free of charge and provides 2 hours 20 minutes of structured CPD, endorsed by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. 

9:30 – 9:50

Registration and coffee

9:50 – 10:20

Welcome and introduction

Nick Britton, Head of Intermediary Communications – AIC

10:20 – 10:50

VCT manager insight – session 1

Ian McLennan, Partner, TriplePoint (TriplePoint VCTs)

10:50 – 11:10

Coffee break with hot snacks

11:10 – 11:40

VCT manager insight – session 2

Robert Davis, Deputy CEO and Head of Portfolio Management, Calculus Capital (Calculus VCT)

11:40 – 12:10

VCT manager insight – session 3

Andrew Wolfson, Managing Director and CIO, Pembroke VCT.

12.10 – 12.25

Q&A Panel

An opportunity to question all the speakers and raise any topics of interest

12:25 – 12:30

Closing comments (please note no lunch is provided)

Nick Britton, Head of Intermediary Communications – AIC

Programme subject to change at the organiser's discretion.

London seminar

31 January 2019

31 January 2019

Venue
Chartered Accountants' Hall, One Moorgate Place, London, EC2R 6EA

Timings
09:00 – 12:00

Places are available on a first come, first served basis: To register, please contact Debra Gibbons on 020 7282 5572 or email debra:gibbons@theaic:co:uk specifying the date of the seminar: 

This seminar is free of charge and provides 2 hours 20 minutes of structured CPD, endorsed by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment:

9:00 – 9:20

Registration and coffee

9:20 – 9:50

Welcome and introduction

Nick Britton, Head of Intermediary Communications – AIC

9:50 – 10:20

VCT manager insight – session 1​

Alan Wallace, Senior Investment Director (Octopus VCTs)

10:20 – 10:40

Coffee break with hot snacks

10:40 – 11:10

VCT manager insight – session 2

Rodney Appiah, Director, Foresight (Foresight VCTs)

11:10 – 11:40

VCT manager insight – session 3

Andrew Garside, Partner, Livingbridge (Baronsmead VCTs)

11:40 – 11:55

Q&A Panel

An opportunity to question all the speakers and raise any topics of interest

11:55 – 12:00

Closing comments (please note no lunch is provided)

Nick Britton, Head of Intermediary Communications – AIC

Programme subject to change at the organiser's discretion.

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