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.
With news that university students are facing a sharp rise in tuition fees from next year, parents should waste no time in making plans for their children’s future education.
It was announced earlier this month that new food and drink producers have a window of opportunity to pitch their innovative products to food giant Sainsbury’s through the PitchUp with Sainsbury’s initiative, part of StartUp Britain.
It has been announced that the Department for Education are set to pay back in excess of £90 million – which was originally earmarked for academy schools – to a number of local authorities, in an attempt to help fund school support services.
A new study has revealed a divide between the North and South when it comes to entrepreneurs, with northerners leading the way in an entrepreneurial boom.