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.
According to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the majority of claims for research and development (R&D) tax credits are from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), but many firms are still missing out on the benefits they bring.
The latest official figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that retail sales rose by 0.4 per cent on the previous month in February, but sales at food stores had the biggest fall since December 2016.
Academy trust finances reviewed after claiming thousands in expenses for alcoholic drinks and hotels
An academy trust must undertake an independent review of financial management and governance after it was found that trustees had splashed out more than £2,500 in expenses on alcoholic drinks and expensive hotels.
Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, biotech venture capital investment in the UK is at its highest level to date.
A recent Government report has concluded that tech giants do not face adequate competition and that the law needs to be updated to address what it describes as the challenges of ‘winner takes all’ platforms.