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.
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