A new report from Ofsted has revealed that academies not in multi-academy trust are failing at a higher rate than those in them.
A national scheme called Hatch, started by Barclays in collaboration with charity 3Space, will give social enterprises, not-for-profit charities and early stage start-ups access to free co-working space by using the bank’s “under-utilised” properties.
One of the main sources of funding for the majority of Academies, The Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG), will change next year as part of plans to modernise the way schools are financed.
The Government has announced the launch of a new £85m fund in London that, over the next three years, will address the funding gap faced by the capital’s tech start-ups.
Business owners and campaign groups are hoping that Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement being delivered later today (3 December) will contain the measures they need to grow, and one of the most urgent calls over the past year has been a reform of business rates.
With news of the UK slipping in the global business tax ratings by two places to 16th position, Chancellor George Osborne may feel that his Autumn Statement, to be delivered next week, could be the place to a further reduction in corporation tax.
A Government-commissioned report suggests that although the number of start-ups is at an all-time high, not enough of them are scaling into large firms, which means that the UK is missing out on 238,000 additional jobs and £38bn in extra turnover.
New research has shown that schools have saved more than £12 million in the past academic year by entering more pupils for exams on time.
The number of active firms in the UK has surged over the three million mark for the first time, rising 3.9 per cent in the first six months of the year to 3.03 million, according to new research.
Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 (GEW), which starts today (17 November), is set to be the biggest ever series of events for the world’s leading entrepreneurs and there are thousands of activities organised in the UK in a bid to promote start-ups and general entrepreneurial activity.