Ahead of Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget next month, a number of organisations involved in the energy sector have called on the Government to strengthen a carbon tax that has driven a dramatic collapse in coal power generation, saying that it is essential for the shift to cleaner energy.
New research has found that fintech start-ups in the UK are on track to attract a record amount of investment this year, bucking concerns that Brexit could derail the sector.
From September next year, a new postgraduate teaching apprenticeship will be offered to “top graduates” as an alternative route into the teaching profession.
According to the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CfE), a record number of companies were established in the UK last year and it looks as though the record will be broken again this year.
There is a coming revolution in retail and it is attributable to advances in technology, from augmented reality, to payment via apps or mobile phones and wireless tagging of stock.
The European Commission’s (EC) competition regulator has called on the Government to defend its business rates regime after complaints that the charges, which are managed by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), were being abused to provide “illegal state aid” to BT.
On this Friday 13 October organisations throughout the country will celebrate and support the UK’s entrepreneurs and inspiring start-up businesses through the second annual National Start-Ups Day UK.
A new National Institute of Education (NIE) is being set up to help academies make full use of the apprenticeship levy.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has defended people who go into business to make a profit, saying that the free market economy liberates people and businesses whose taxes pay for the UK’s public services.
A monthly index suggests that growth across the UK’s private sector cooled slightly in the three months to September, although firms were mostly upbeat about their prospects for the next three months.