Budding entrepreneurs are being encouraged to start their own social enterprise this year with the help of Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme in association with the School for Social Entrepreneurs.
The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has published its monthly update on the number of academies open in England and the academy projects that are in development.
The first fund of its kind has been launched for people who want to buy shares in start-up or early-stage businesses by Crowdcube, in partnership with Strathay Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Braveheart Investment Group.
According to new research, small firms are owed £55bn in unpaid invoices, a sharp rise of 52% since last summer. The average business is now owed £11,358, with £30,000 outstanding for one in five. Meanwhile, for one in 10 organisations, a third of invoices are paid late, leading to restricted cash flow and stifled growth.Details
The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has published new information on funding and has added a schedule to its website that provides information for schools and other projects that are preparing to open as new academies.
A new survey has revealed that the biggest companies in the UK paid £500m more in tax last year than the year before, despite a £2bn reduction in the rate of corporation tax.
New research has mapped start-up activity in the UK and drawn up a map of entrepreneurial activity showing that London and the South East house the most start-ups, while Birmingham is the top performing city outside this hub.
The number of people between 18 and 24 either starting a small business or freelancing almost doubled in the last year, according to a recent survey of micro and small businesses.
The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has published its business cycle for 2014 this week, which sets out useful information that will help academies and other institutions plan ahead.
The Education Funding Agency (EFA) announced in its latest bulletin (January 9) that it is introducing a new way for academy trusts to submit their 2012-13 accounts returns, which are due on January 31.