A comprehensive study conducted by Schools Week has revealed how multi-academy trusts (MATs) across the UK are budgeting money from their schools’ funding to pay for operational costs.
A BBC analysis has revealed that schools across the country spent approximately £800m on supply staff over the course of 2015, in order to cover job vacancies and staff absences.
The Duke of York was there to wave off the StartUp Britain bus tour at Buckingham Palace last week at the start of its tour of the UK and at the same time he launched the sixth Pitch@Palace competition.
Any delays in rolling out changes to the school funding formula are likely to have major implications for institutions around the country, an influential think tank has warned.
Despite the Government’s promise to make a “bonfire of red tape”, a new study has found that over half of smaller business owners say their firm’s growth is being held back by the amount of time they have to spend on admin.
The UK is now home to more than 2 million micro-businesses, meaning those with fewer than 10 employees. However, these might be small but they are mighty, with 23,000 of them generating turnover in excess of £1m.
A clear majority of school leaders have warned that they are not getting sufficient funding to support children with special educational needs (SEND).
National enterprise campaign StartUp Britain has announced that its tour bus will set off for the fifth year on Monday 13 June as part of an effort to boost the UK’s entrepreneurial spirit and persuade more people to go into business.
New analysis carried out by a major UK think tank has suggested that school funding per pupil is set to fall by more than five per cent during the course of this Parliament.
Businesses have been unable to pay tens of millions of pounds in VAT and corporation tax since February, as HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) changed its bank details without telling them and failed to supply alternative details.