The deadline for entering new businesses into the Startups 100 2018 index has now been extended until 3 April, giving entrepreneurial business owners a little more time to get their enterprise on the list.
New research has shown that eight out of 10 academy schools are running a deficit.
The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) claims that pubs are being hit hard by a “triple whammy” of taxes, including beer duty, rapidly rising business rates and VAT, and these are causing 18 pubs a week to close.
The Department for Education (DfE) has announced a new scheme aiming to get teachers back into the classroom.
A think tank has argued that business tax in the UK should be ‘rebalanced’ to ensure that the most profitable businesses pay the most corporation tax and that a new tax should be brought in to eradicate tax avoidance.
According to a recent report from Visa, UK consumers reduced their spending in February to the lowest level since February 2012, suggesting that the broader economy could slow in the first quarter of 2018.
The Department for International Trade (DIT) has announced the 15 winners of a competitive recruitment process who will now be taking part in the second annual UK trade mission to Empire FinTech Week in New York.
A former conservative minister says that the ‘baby boomer’ generation, born between 1946 and 1966, should put their hands in their pockets to fund the spiralling bill for public services and not leave it to the younger generation to pay.
According to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), businesses in the UK grew at the fastest rate in more than two years in the three months to February, with the organisation’s survey showing +20 in February, up from +9 in January and reaching its highest level since December 2015.
Recent research has found that more than 242,000 firms face rises of more than three per cent in their business rates from April, with almost 52,500 looking at increases of more than 20 per cent.