Monthly Archives: November 2014

Apprentices can bring dynamism, enthusiasm and government grants – but what of provider bureaucracy?

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The goal of the government’s drive to persuade small and medium-sized companies to take on unqualified youngsters is to tackle youth unemployment. This year it was announced that a further £170m had been set aside for the Apprenticeship Grant for Employers scheme … Continue reading

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‘Unlocking’ cash in wealthy companies balance sheets

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Debates have spurred and calls for action have been made to help start-ups gain investment and know-how from cash-rich giants. The corporate venture scheme, which offered tax breaks to wealthy companies that backed smaller ventures, was scrapped four years ago. However, … Continue reading

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George Osborne issues annual tax statements

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Chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne has announced that as of Monday 3rd November, 24 million people will receive a personalised breakdown of how their tax contribution has been spent by the government. The annual tax statements, announced by the Chancellor in March … Continue reading

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