A record number of rented properties in the UK have been let out by companies rather than individuals in the first six months of this year, according to a new study.
The World Economic Forum has published its annual list of the most innovative businesses in the world containing 61 early-stage companies whose technologies are “poised to have a significant impact on business and society”.
Recent research has found that small businesses are not claiming the research and development (R&D) relief they are eligible for, possibly because they are unaware the tax relief actually exists.
A House of Lords Select Committee report published earlier this year recommended an artificial intelligence (AI) code to shape the technology positively for the public’s benefit.
Schools with the most effective pupil premium strategies can account for every pound spent, according to new research.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called on the Government to reform business rates and freeze them for two years pending a wider discussion on business taxation.
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has called on the Government to delay the implementation of Making Tax Digital (MTD) until the start of the 2020/21 tax year, saying that an “alarmingly high” proportion of its 75,000 members have little or no awareness of the initiative.
A recent survey has found that more than 10,000 new tech firms opened for business in the UK last year, an increase of 60 per cent on 2016 when only 6,300 were incorporated. At the same time, US firms invested a record amount in the tech sector in the UK.
Almost half of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expect to do more business overseas in the next year, whereas just one in 10 of those polled expect their revenue to fall.
According to a new study, Brighton is the new start-up capital of the UK, and it tops the chart as the home of the best performing businesses in the UK with a success rate of 88 per cent.