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.
Recent research has found that the number of new technology businesses launched in the UK last year rose by almost 60 per cent, climbing from 6,300 in 2016 to 10,016 in 2017.
The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment which reverses a decision that saw ATM sites being treated as separate property units for the purposes of business rates.
The accounts of thousands of academy schools have been published this week in a bid to improve transparency in the sector.
The World Bank has published its annual report on the best countries in the world to do business and it shows that New Zealand has retained the top spot from last year while the UK has slipped two places to ninth.
A new report from Microsoft claims that the UK has the right mix of ingredients to be a clear ‘game changer’ for the artificial intelligence (AI) industry because it has established itself as a leader in the field.