The world of property investment can sometimes be confusing; our Glossary is full of useful terms to help every investor, whether they are a first time landlord or a seasoned portfolio builder.


Additional Voluntary Contributions

Additional voluntary contributions (AVCs) are an arrangement whereby an employee pays additional money into their employer-run pension scheme in order to increase their pension entitlement. These can be paid alongside normal pension contributions, and receive tax relief in the same way as other pension payments.