A new report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has shown that employed workers currently in their twenties or thirties will be at least £1,000 a year worse off under the new flat-rate pension scheme, whereas the self-employed will benefit.
Little more than a start-up itself, UK crowd funding firm Crowdcube, founded in early 2011, is planning to expand worldwide and aims to create a global platform linking investors to start-ups and other organisations in need of funds.
It has been revealed that the government have spent an estimated £60 million helping free schools throughout England, before they opened and during their first year.
Official figures have revealed that the cost of a pension for males has increased, following the introduction of new European Union rules.
Recent findings published following research carried out by YouGov have suggested that more than a third of the UK’s top businesses have made use of tax planning measures to reduce their tax liabilities.
Corporation Tax seems to be a topic in every newspaper and magazine at the moment, with news of Starbucks making a voluntary payment to the Government and Justin King of Sainsbury’s saying that paying the tax is a “question of morality”.
According to the findings of recent research, the majority of business owners would start a new business venture again, despite the difficulties experienced by start-ups and entrepreneurs.
According to results of a recent survey, male investors have higher expectation than women for fund performance, expecting an average annualised return of 4 per cent, compared with women’s more modest hopes of a 3.3 per cent return.
Tech start-ups are gearing up to participate in the first London Technology Week, which will begin on 16 June 2014 and will centre on Tech City, the capital’s digital and start-up community, as well as at at EcXel exhibition centre in the Docklands area.
In its bulletin published earlier this month, the Education Funding Agency (EFA) announced that it is making changes to the administration of the 16 to 19 Bursary Fund in the 2013-14 academic year.