Schools claim that they haven’t been given the funding to make use of new freedoms to increase the pay of their best and most experienced teachers.
Nearly three quarters of UK SMEs struggle to export beyond the European Union, new research has found.
The demand for flexible workspace rose by nearly a quarter last year on 2014 rates and a lot of the need was for one or two-desk spaces, which is indicative of start-ups, while interestingly, the strongest demand was from the large cities outside London.
The average salary for a headteacher at an academy school has grown by almost five per cent in the course of 12 months, a new report has revealed.
New research suggests that proposed changes to the business rates appeals system, as set out in the Enterprise Bill, are unhelpful and will “fail to deliver”, with critics claiming that the proposals are a “missed opportunity for meaningful reform”.
According to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), UK GDP grew at its slowest rate since mid-2013 in the three months to January of this year.
The Government has announced the launch next month of a £250,000 early-stage accelerator programme, which will offer advice and support to cyber security start-ups that are developing solutions to protect the UK from cyber attacks.
A leading think tank has floated the option of bringing in more “consistent” rules governing academies.
A Chinese technology and investment group is to launch a £500m London-based venture capital (VC) fund that will invest in UK and European tech start-ups that have the potential to become ‘unicorns’, or start-ups that reach a valuation of $1bn.
The chairman of Parliament’s Education Select Committee has warned that the current system of overseeing academies needs to be overhauled.