New research has found that investors pumped £2.8 billion into UK-based start-ups between 2014 and 2018, marking a fourfold increase.
With small business confidence plunging to its lowest level in eight years, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is urging the Government to deliver on its promises if confidence is to be revived this year.
The Government has announced funding for innovative businesses involved in developing game-changing products and services in any area of technology, science and engineering.
An academy trust set up solely to take on “rejected” academy schools has been approved to take on its first acquisition, reports have revealed.
Additional school funding will not help financially struggling schools, a major think tank has warned.
A record number of shoppers came out to show their support for the UK’s 5.8 million small, independent businesses on the UK’s seventh annual Small Business Saturday on 7 December, providing them with an important boost.
Fewer than one in 10 academy trusts met the new apprenticeship recruitment target, a major study has revealed.
The Scottish Highlands has become the first area in the UK to introduce a tourism tax on campers, with a £1-per-night levy being approved by Highland council.
Nowadays, it isn’t enough to come up with a great business idea, because unless the entrepreneur has properly thought it through, it is likely to fail.
The deadline to submit end of year college financial statements is Tuesday 31 December 2019.