Former Treasury Minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe has described the UK’s tax system as “creaking under the weight of its complexity”, with “hundreds of complications” doubling the number of words in the tax code.
Recent research suggests that a significant number of small business owners in the UK still manually write down expenses and keep receipts in a bag to manage their finances.
Recent research has found that, since 2017, larger scale-ups have received the majority of venture capital investment, with investors placing bigger bets on fewer businesses.
The pay of top-level academy trust executives should be “fair, proportionate and justified”, the Department for Education (DfE) has said.
The Academies Financial Handbook has been updated after the education regulator wrote to 213 academy trusts in the last 18 months about concerns over excessive pay.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed that the private sector has experienced its worst quarter in almost seven years in the three months to June, as the Brexit impasse and poor weather hit economic growth.
According to Vodafone, 60 per cent of start-ups from a range of sectors are excited about the difference that 5G can make to their business.
Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst has unveiled new measures to ensure small businesses get paid on time by holding larger company boards accountable for poor payment practices made to other businesses.
According to a recent report produced for London Tech Week, the UK technology (tech) sector produced 13 so-called ‘unicorn’ businesses, which are firms worth more than £784 million, in 2018, taking its overall total to 72.
Teachers working for an academy trust are more likely to quit the profession than those working for a local authority-maintained school, new research has revealed.