ISA deadline 5 April 2021: use it or lose it

ISA deadline 5 April 2021: use it or lose it  Make the most of the tax breaks before it’s too late  If you hold a Cash Individual Savings Account (ISA)…

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Posted on: 24th March 2021

ESFA publishes latest funding guidelines

ESFA publishes latest funding guidelines  The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has published its latest guidance on funding allocations for academies in existence on or before 1 April 2021. Allocation statements for academies that…

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Posted on: 5th March 2021

£78million additional funding for rapid Covid testing allocated to schools

£78million additional funding for rapid Covid testing allocated to schools  An additional £78million worth of funding, earmarked to pay for rapid Covid testing, has been rolled out to schools. Academy schools and local education authorities…

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Posted on: 5th March 2021

Government pledges additional £400million to fund catch-up projects

Government pledges additional £400million to fund catch-up projects  Secondary schools in England are being offered an additional £400million to deliver face to face summer schools…

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Posted on: 5th March 2021

SEISS UPDATE

SEISS UPDATE The Chancellor announced in his Budget that both a 4th and 5th grant would be available for the…

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Posted on: 5th March 2021

Budget summary 2021

Budget summary 2021 In the year since the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his first Budget to a packed Commons chamber in March 2020, more than 135,000 people in the UK…

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Posted on: 3rd March 2021

Child Trust Funds (CTF) – Does your child have forgotten savings?

Child Trust Funds (CTF) – Does your child have forgotten savings? It is estimated that around 200,000 Child Trust Funds…

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Posted on: 3rd March 2021

3000 law firms at risk of closure or merger

3000 law firms at risk of closure or merger  As many as 3,000 of the 10,000 law firms currently practising in the UK are at…

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Posted on: 9th February 2021

SRA strengthens NDA guidance

SRA strengthens NDA guidance The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has published revised guidance on the use of Non- Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) following concerns about the professional conduct of some solicitors.…

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Posted on: 9th February 2021

Funding to tackle court backlog

Funding to tackle court backlog  Spending by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) in England and Wales in 2021/22 will increase by 3.3% to help tackle the rising backlog in courts…

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Posted on: 9th February 2021