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.
Cuts to school funding could impact on the welfare of up to five million children, a new study has revealed.
Chancellor Philip Hammond faced such a barrage of criticism over his Budget announcement that the rate of National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for many self-employed people would go up by 2 per cent by 2019 that he has made a dramatic U-turn on the decision. Exactly one week after making the announcement, the Chancellor has written…Details
Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in the recent Budget that plans to digitise tax returns for small businesses have been delayed until April 2019 but critics claim this is not enough to prevent the measures being a burden to entrepreneurs. The Government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) roll out was meant to start in April next year…Details
Small and medium-sized businesses in the UK took advantage of a record-low pound to treble their export sales in the second half of last year, with exports jumping by 34 per cent year-on-year between July and December. According to online payments business, PayPal, the very weak pound made products sold in the country cheaper for…Details
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget contained relatively few surprises for schools and academies, as the vast majority of policy changes affecting the education sector were announced in advance. However, the Spring Budget does have several implications for the sector that schools should be aware of.