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.
A group of businesses, commercial institutions and major brands have written to Chancellor Philip Hammond urging him to intervene over a rise in business rates for commercial solar systems set to come into force on 1 April 2017.
A study by the Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA) has found students are being presented with an increasingly narrow choice of A-level subjects.
The UK has jumped five places to 10th position in a World Bank league table of business-friendly tax regimes, reflecting the corporate tax cuts introduced by former Chancellor George Osborne, who was determined to demonstrate that Britain was “open for business”. In addition, the country had the highest ranking of any G20 country, followed by…Details
Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled a number of measures in his Autumn Statement that will increase the UK’s productivity, from a £400m injection into venture capital funds to billions of pounds of new investment for small businesses.
The Government has confirmed a £50 million annual capital investment to deliver new grammar schools in 2017, but there will be no current school funding boost this year.