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.
Small business owners are up in arms about the fact that holiday homeowners, who make their properties available to rent, receive millions of pounds’ worth of tax relief ‘at the expense of the businesses that pay full business rates’.
According to new research, almost 90 per cent of start-ups in the UK are forecasting strong growth next year despite a general lack of confidence and business uncertainty about the effects of Brexit.
Schools more than four-storeys high must have their cladding reviewed following the Grenfell Tower fire, the Government has announced.
The Government is clamping down on tax breaks for entrepreneurs, specifically Entrepreneurs’ Relief, which can cut a business owner’s Capital Gains Tax (CGT) from 20 per cent to 10 per cent when they sell or give away all or part of their business.
A new report has found that 15 per cent of young entrepreneurs in the UK start a business to make a positive social difference rather than just to increase their own wealth.