Recent reports suggest that more young entrepreneurs are starting up in the UK than ever before but if they are to succeed in the competitive world of commerce they will need a management accountant.
Now that the new school year is underway, the Education Funding Agency is gearing up with information for academies and free schools, chief of which is to tell them what their duties are in relation to the raising of the school leaving age.
According to lawyers acting for 11 European Union members, imposing a financial transaction tax (FTT), also known as the Tobin tax or Robin Hood tax, would be illegal.
A study published to coincide with the start of the new school year has concluded that academies increase divisions between the rich and the poor because parents are given too much choice.
Shadow Secretary of State, Chuka Umunna, will be holding a live tweet chat tomorrow (August 20) to promote Small Business Saturday, launching in December, which aims to support small business owners.
The Government has been warned that its mixed messages over corporation tax are putting large multi-nationals off from basing themselves in the UK, which could mean that they decide to reside elsewhere when they eventually move.
Retail entrepreneurs within London are being given a helping hand over the next six weeks, after a store in one of Britain’s prestigious shopping areas was donated to PopUp Britain.
The Education Funding Agency (EFA) reminded academy trusts last month that they can apply to the EFA if they wish to make changes to their existing arrangements, such as enlarging the premises or changing age limits.
New research from Experian shows that large companies are taking even longer to pay their suppliers than a year ago, despite Government pressure on them to improve their performance.
Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced earlier this month that it has now raised over £10m for UK start-ups, thereby setting a global record for crowdfunding sites.