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.
A new technology comparison site was launched last week that aims to provide start-ups with an online search portal to find IT solutions. Comparetheware.com will enable businesses to source over a million IT products and services from 1,300 different manufacturers.
Earlier this week, the Pensions Regulator confirmed that the number of people opting into the Government’s new auto-enrolment system has hit the million mark.
According to data published this week, private sector pension schemes have fewer members than at any time since records began, with only 3 million workers participating in company schemes compared to 8 million in 1967.
The Education Funding Agency (EFA) is reminding academy trusts that any of them open as at 31 March 2013 must submit a completed Budget Forecast Return (BFR) to the Agency by 31 July 2013.
As the sun continues to shine on the UK, Start-Up Britain’s annual start-up tour has begun, with the start-up bus set to visit 30+ locations across the UK over the next few weeks.