The Government has confirmed a £14 billion funding package for schools and academies, increasing the education budget to over £52 billion by 2022/23.
The majority of start-up businesses have little confidence that they would be capable of raising investment through pitching without help, with only 19 per cent saying they would know where to go and what to do to raise cash.
Leaked Government documents suggest that schools are set to receive a £3.5 billion funding boost to “reverse cuts” in the education sector.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the Government to “turbocharge” the current programme of research and development (R&D) tax credits to help the UK meet its R&D investment target by 2027.
Some 62 private schools have now revealed plans to leave the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) and set up their own, citing an unaffordable rise in contributions.
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has published new guidance on how education providers can protect themselves from cybercrime.
More than 50 of the UK’s biggest retailers have written to Chancellor Sajid Javid urging him to “fix the broken business rates system”, citing the fact that one-tenth of high street shops are now vacant, which is the highest vacancy rate since 2015.
The number of children in ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ Ofsted-rated academies has risen by 80,000 in the past 18 months, new research has revealed.
According to recent figures, one in 10 high street businesses, equating to around 750 a day, is being sued by local councils over non-payment of rocketing business rates.
The UK is not the best place in the world to start a business, according to the latest research.