Business leaders in the telecoms industry are furious at the proposal to increase business rates fourfold from April next year, saying that the steep rise will almost certainly lead to higher prices for consumers.
The largest ever seed funding competition for start-ups has been launched in the UK, which will give them the opportunity to apply for a share of a £1.8m investment fund.
New businesses have to work smarter and faster if they are to succeed in the marketplace and new research has found that over 70 per cent of entrepreneurs now rely on mobile apps to run their operations, eliminate admin and scale their business.
New research has found that more tech start-ups in the UK went public or were bought in the second quarter of the year than in any other country in the world, except the US, and accounted for 65 per cent of all merger and acquisition activity in Europe. However, the number of exits in the…Details
Rebrokered academies will be classed as “new schools” for the purpose of Ofsted reports, the watchdog has announced.
New research has found that 15 per cent of new business owners believe they could have saved £50,000 if they had shopped around for cheaper supply deals and, across the board, lost an eye-watering £106bn by merely renewing their current deal.
The Government remains committed to transforming all schools into academies, Education Secretary Justine Greening has confirmed.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that he will not cut corporation tax to 15 per cent, telling European Ministers this week that he intends to stick to the original plan to cut the rate to 17 per cent by April 2020.
Small Business Saturday, which takes place on 3 December, has just announced that marketing packs are available for the small businesses taking part.
New research has found that 80 per cent of freelancers and micro-business owners have used their own funds to start their ventures, with 43 per cent saying that they used personal savings to get their business off the ground.