Normalise teaching more financial education in schools for the next generation – beyond the ‘theory’

We must get this balance right – the impact on the economy and on the financial wellbeing of individuals could be huge, and in a positive way. I finished secondary school in 2008 and was lucky enough to have attended both a private and grammar school over the course of my education. As grateful as […]

UK businesses

New Government £57.5m fund to boost innovative UK businesses

The business secretary Sajid Ravid has launched a new £57.5m funding to help UK businesses find new ways of tackling climate change and cancer. The funding competition is jointly organised by Innovate UK, the Medical Research Council, Scottish Enterprise and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. It aims to develop new sustainable energy and transport solutions, new healthcare […]


Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s Message To Britain In Light Of Brexit

I believe that Britain is better off within the European Union, but the British people have clearly spoken, and their democratic will must now be fulfilled. I would like to praise David Cameron for the dignified way he has reacted to the message sent by the British people in his words at Downing Street. I […]


EU Referendum: Business Secretary Sajid Javid On Making Brexit Work For British Business

Like me, most business leaders wanted the UK to remain in the European Union. And with the pound on a roller-coaster ride and UK stocks taking a hit, you could be forgiven for thinking that the result of the referendum was a disaster for employers and employees alike. But a clear majority of the country […]

Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar appointed government’s enterprise tsar

Lord Sugar has been appointed enterprise tsar as part of government’s plan to get more young people interested in starting their own business or an apprenticeship. Announced by the Skills Minister Nick Boles, the Apprentice boss will aid the government’s effort in delivering three million apprenticeships in England by 2020.  Sugar will tour around the UK […]


Entrepreneurial jobseekers helped by the Government still in business a year later

The majority of entrepreneurial jobseekers who launched their start-ups using a government scheme are still in business a year later. A recently published report, by the Department for Work and Pensions, revealed 80% of businesses supported by the New Enterprise Allowance were still active more than a year later. In the survey of 1,500 jobseekers, 47% reported an increase […]