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.
The amount owed to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in late corporation tax at the end of 2015/16 was 15 per cent higher than the previous year, rising from £1.5bn to £1.8bn.
New research has found that the vast majority of entrepreneurs would rather be based in the UK than anywhere else in Europe and almost 60 per cent have not noticed any impact on their business from the vote to leave the EU.
In an industry first, a merger between a sixth-form college and an academy trust has been proposed following the submission of plans for a “pioneering” partnership.
There was a 15 per cent rise in the amount of sales generated by Small Business Saturday this year, equating to £717m, £249m, or 53 per cent, more than when the event was first held in 2013.
An increase in teachers’ pay of just one per cent would cost schools more than £250 million a year, the Department for Education (DfE) has warned.