A recent survey, conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), has found that more than a quarter of the UK’s small businesses believe the levy system, which was introduced to fund apprenticeship programmes and overhaul workplace training, has made it harder to run workplace training.
A new report suggests that eligible start-up businesses have been waiting on average more three times longer than they should be to access funding from a Government programme.
The accounting rules by which academy trusts must prepare annual financial statements in accordance with have been revised, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has revealed.
More than two in three secondary school head teachers have had to cut teaching staff to save money, a new study has revealed.
New research has revealed that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) applied to shut down 4,160 UK businesses in 2018, as these businesses fell behind on their tax payments last year.
Entries are now open for the 11th annual Startups 100 Index, which is the longest-running index of the top start-ups in the UK, and any business that has started since 1 January 2014 is eligible to enter.
The Government has pledged to protect the Teachers’ Pension Scheme so it continues to be “one of the most generous in the country”.
Academy trusts must now declare a related party transaction before they agree on it with their supplier.
According to official figures, disabled people are creating 80 new micro-businesses every week thanks to a Government scheme that offers up to £25,000 worth of funding plus mentoring and advice.
A BBC TV investigation has uncovered significant financial malpractice and misconduct at academy trusts based in Essex and east London.