Applications are now open for the second round of the Strategic School Improvement Fund, with more than £140 million available for academies and council-run schools.
Recent research has found that buy-to-let taxes are causing widespread confusion, with 74 per cent of landlords surveyed saying that landlord property taxes are not clear enough.
According to an estimate by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), growth in the UK economy picked up slightly in the three months to August, expanding by 0.4 per cent.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) is urging the Government to allow older entrepreneurs to dip into their pension pot without a tax penalty if they are going to use the cash to start a new business.
As many as 350 academy chains benefitted from large cash lump sums from the Department of Education (DfE) last year, and have since enjoyed significant expansion and growth.
According to recent research, the top 100 start-ups in the UK are centred on London and are generally technology-based, but other cities are getting in on the entrepreneurial act, and food and retail are closing in on tech.
Academies, as well as local authorities, should begin collecting and submitting data for the annual school workforce census, the Department for Education (DfE) has announced.
Initial estimates suggest that the UK economy grew by 0.3 per cent in the third quarter but consumer spending, exports and business investment all fell, while the consumer squeeze left retail sales at their weakest since July 2016.
The official cost of rebrokering academies is to be published for the first time, industry publication Schools Week has reported.
Recent research has found that legal and accountancy businesses in the UK generated £15.5 billion for the Treasury in 2015/16, including £6.4 billion in taxes immediately borne by businesses and £9.1 billion in related taxes.