Recent research has found that over the past six years, the 500 most successful start-ups created in the UK have grown at an annual rate of 30 per cent a year, while those that went on to an initial public offering (IPO) grew at an even faster rate of 43 per cent.
UK retail sales rose by 0.1 per cent in January and were up by 1.6 per cent compared to January 2017, although the increase was lower than recent forecasts.
There are a number of competitions open to UK entrepreneurs and start-ups that are looking to increase their visibility, win cash to develop their ideas or gain advice from more seasoned business owners.
A package of new measures will allow aspiring teachers to get into the classroom faster.
Following a consultation on non-resident companies chargeable to income tax and non-resident capital gains tax (CGT), the Government has stated that, as of 6 April 2020, non-UK resident companies that carry on a UK property business or have other UK property income will be charged corporation tax rather than being charged income tax as they…Details
According to recent Europe-based research, the UK is the start-up leader in Europe, with over £8 billion of investment, compared to Germany, which comes second, with only just over £3 billion.
Action Fraud UK has said that it has received a number of reports from people receiving scam emails, which appear to be tax refund notifications, and these emails often ask the recipients to fill in a “required form”, which links them to a fraudulent website.
The latest research from the Centre for Entrepreneurs suggests that the Government’s clampdown on ‘disguised employment’ by public sector workers may be to blame for the drop in the number of new start-ups created last year.
A number of multi-academy trusts (MATs) are not meeting new legal duties set out in January, according to a Schools Week investigation.
Taxpayers suffering from mental health conditions are likely to be given greater consideration should they file a late tax return, according to a leading tax authority. The Association of Tax Technicians (ATT) said HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has a growing awareness of mental health and “appear to be taking this into account regarding fines”.…Details