Last week 12 British start-up businesses pitched their products to buyers at John Lewis in a bid to have them featured in the store’s 150th anniversary celebrations in 2014.
An article in the London Evening Standard earlier this week reported that Shadow Education Secretary Stephen Twigg insists that more academies mean more freedom.
Recent research suggests that up to 40 per cent of start-up loans will not be repaid and that there is already well over half a million pounds’ worth of arrears on them.
All academies that were open by January this year have been asked by the Department for Education (DfE) to complete an online survey aimed at finding out about the changes they have introduced since becoming an academy.
Prime Minister David Cameron announced last week that there will be extra financial support for entrepreneurs in the form of Start-Up Loans and the New Enterprise Allowance.
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.