The Samuel Ward Academy Trust, which has 15 schools across Suffolk, has been given a £200,000 grant and become the first academy school in the East of England and the 11th in the country to be awarded research school status, meaning it will become a focal point for educational research.
The Creative Industries’ Federation (CIF) is calling for enterprise zones, tax breaks and access to finance for the creative industries, saying they are becoming increasingly important to the UK’s future economic success.
The Government has approved another 131 free schools this month, the largest number of this Parliament, which will create around 69,000 places for pupils and “give parents more choices”, according to Education Secretary, Justine Greening.
In a bid to calm fears about the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to invite selected businesses and agents to take part in a pilot programme to report their income and expenses as part of the MTD strategy. A report from the Treasury Committee in response to the…Details
US shared offices firm WeWork will almost double its space in London this year, as it launches a £1.2m award scheme to back new research, start-ups and scale-ups in the UK.
As part of the Government’s ongoing fight to tackle inequality, all academy trusts and schools with more than 250 workers will be required to publish their gender pay gap statistics from today.
MPs have warned The Government that planned school funding cuts are “threatening to damage standards” and put children’s academic progress at risk.
There are concerns that plans to force millions of self-employed people to file multiple tax returns each year will be a detrimental step and is purely a cost-cutting exercise for HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
Innovation foundation Nesta has launched a £5m prize fund aimed at helping digital entrepreneurs to create next generation services, apps or tools that will enable small firms to discover, access and use core financial products.
Entrepreneurs in the UK have breathed a sigh of relief after Chancellor Philip Hammond’s plans to raise National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for the self-employed have been scrapped.