17 September 2019
Last week, the Daily Telegraph reported on a leaked shadow Treasury document which revealed Labour proposals to impose VAT on independent school fees and remove their discounted business rates. So what impact would this have on independent schools and their fee-paying parents?
09 September 2019
Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups saw collective like-for-like sales grow 1.6 per cent in August against the same time last year, with drink-led pubs, and especially those in London, being the best performers, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show.
28 August 2019
Faced with the demise of the traditional High Street and the rise of big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook, the UK government has been planning a digital services tax to level the playing field. Will France’s commitment to, if necessary, refund part of its digital services tax scupper the UK’s efforts?
15 August 2019
Do today’s A-level results highlight a future income shortfall for the HE sector?
To maximise the opportunities universities need to remain compliant with UK visas and immigration standards (UKVI) to avoid any future reputational, financial and operational risks.
06 August 2019
Primark, a real success story for the high street, has announced it is seeking rent reductions of up to 30 per cent on leases coming up for renewal. While less prosperous competitors have been using Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) to encourage landlords into accepting lower rents to retain a tenant, Primark is taking a different approach.
05 August 2019
Research and Markets predicts that the global food tech industry is expected to exceed $250 billion by 2022. Find out how the digital economy has been a major player in reinventing the food and drink market.
As the education sector welcomes its fifth Education Secretary in five years, what will this mean for the different elements of the sector?
22 July 2019
At the start of the year, we made some predictions about challenges and trends that the retail sector could expect to see in 2019. We now reflect upon those predictions and discuss what trends lie ahead for the remainder of the year and beyond.