The British Business Bank (BBB) has produced a league table of city councils and local authorities, showing which sectors and regions are attracting the most private investment. They found that city-based tech entrepreneurs get the most private equity deals.
Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in March that there would be millions of pounds of support awarded to businesses hit by the biggest hikes in their business rates bill. However, many firms are still waiting for the cash, even though the new tax year started in April, partly because councils’ software has not been updated to…Details
According to a leading think tank, the UK’s medium-term outlook is looking stronger than it did three months ago, as the unexpected general election result could result in a more business-friendly Brexit.
A new competition could see a start-up’s brand win worldwide exposure via the English Premier league (EPL), along with getting account management from the sponsor’s global management team.
Now that it has been confirmed that the Government is reintroducing the 2017 Finance Bill, business owners need to be aware that tax investigations are likely to increase once the new tax avoidance corporate offence comes into effect on 30 September.
Some 71 per cent of single-academy trusts (SATs) converted “to obtain more funding for frontline education”, a new Government survey has revealed.
As the numbers of large firms that are reining in on hiring increase, so is the number of individuals who are deciding to go out on their own by either starting their own business or consulting. According to networking platform LinkedIn, the number of entrepreneurs across the UK increased by 6.4 per cent in the…Details
A speaker at a recent debate entitled: ‘Does Size Matter? The Growth of Multi-Academy Trusts’ argued that the long-term risks to the academy system being successful were not about “trusts being too big but being too small”.
A trio of weaker-than-expected reports from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have dampened expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates over the coming months.
New data protection laws will be introduced from next year carrying heavy fines for organisations who fail to comply with the new rules.