Although acknowledging that small business confidence has bounced back to levels seen before the UK voted to leave the European Union, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is urging Chancellor Philip Hammond to give small firms as much help as possible in his Budget next month.
The concerns keeping new business owners awake at night include marketing, access to finance, hiring talented people and the feeling that all they’re doing is ‘winging it’.
Ministers have revealed that more than half of all academy schools in England have lacked enough income to cover their annual expenditure.
Recent figures reveal that one in 10 people in the UK plan to start their own business this year, which means that 3.2 million more are expected to be running their own enterprise by this time next year.
Around 72 per cent of head teachers believe that school budgets will be “unsustainable” in two years’ time, a new study has revealed.
The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that the number of people describing themselves as self-employed in the UK rose by 133,000 to 4.77 million in the three months to November last year. The increasing trend for self-employment has led the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) to warn the…Details
One in five sixth form colleges have launched formal proceedings to convert to academy status, Lord John Nash has revealed.
The east of England has the highest proportion of “coasting” primary schools identified for intervention and potential forced academisation, a study has revealed.
Academies are being warned to stay on high alert following “numerous reports” of attempted cyber fraud.
Now we are in 2017, businesses need to start preparing for the Government’s proposals to make small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) submit their quarterly return online as part of its Making Tax Digital (MTD) programme.