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.
New research has found that small businesses in the UK paid a record high of £32.4bn in corporation tax last year, an 8 per cent rise on the £30bn paid the year before.
According to new research from Barclays, regions of the UK that perform strongly for entrepreneurial activity also score highly for prosperity, with every region more prosperous than it was last year.
Thousands of small schools across the country are struggling to meet the costs of providing free school meals, a report says.
Recent research has found that the UK’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) wrote off a combined £5.8bn last year, and averaged over £31,000 per bad debt.
Prime Minister Theresa May has countered a warning by the Swedish Prime Minister that there could be an EU “tax war” if the rate of corporation tax is lowered with the assertion that the UK has to the right to set its own tax rates.