An academy has been told to improve its financial management, control and governance or risk losing its funding.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has slammed the Shadow Treasury’s plan to increase taxes on the haulage industry, saying that the move would “undermine the competitiveness of all UK industry”.
Schools and academies have reported a record number of data breach incidents since the introduction of the general data protection regulation (GDPR), a new study has revealed.
New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the number of UK smaller businesses which export abroad has increased by 6.6 per cent to 232,000 in 2017, equating to almost 10 per cent of all small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK.
Six British businesses have been chosen to champion successful UK start-ups in a programme organised by the Start-Up Loans Company, which is part of the British Business Bank (BBB).
Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT “should not be mandatory”, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has warned.
According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of new businesses launched in the UK fell in 2017 for the first time since 2010.
New research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggests that women are increasingly becoming the job creators and growth drivers in the UK, with women-owned businesses contributing £105 billion to the economy.
Recent research has found that while women make up 51 per cent of the UK population and 46 per cent of them are economically active, they make up less than a third of self-employed people in the UK.
Under-performing schools will be given access to up to £16,000 to improve standards in the classroom under new proposals set out this week.