According to new research, the 5.3 million owners of small businesses in the UK take a collective 2.5 million working days to manage their finances every month, which is leading to added stress.
An extra £4 billion will be added to the education budget by 2022, the Prime Minister has revealed in her election manifesto.
Businesses from every sector are calling on whoever wins the election to address business rates reform, particularly as the UK negotiates a deal to leave the European Union.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has warned all political parties that, whoever wins the election; start-up businesses must continue to be supported, either by the European Investment Fund (EIF) or by whatever is brought in to replace it.
Sales of new cars plummeted by 20 per cent in April after an increase in Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), which came into effect on 1 April, although the industry believes this was merely due to consumers bringing purchases forward.
According to recent research, all successful entrepreneurs share the same 10 characteristics, including an abundance of passion for what they do and a desire to help people.
The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) will consider disruptive action should the Government fail to reverse “irresponsible education cuts”.
New figures have revealed that businesses paid a record £56bn in taxes in 2016/17, accounting for over 30 per cent of all tax revenue taken in the UK, an increase of over 21 per cent on the year before.
A former factory in West London has been officially opened as an academy by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of their ‘Heads Together’ mental health initiative.
Controversial plans to digitise tax returns for businesses and the self-employed called Making Tax Digital (MTD) have been dropped from the Finance Bill 2017 but it is possible they will only be delayed because of the announcement of the snap election in June.