Retail sales fall unexpectedly in January

Retail sales slipped back unexpectedly in January, following on from December's dip. Official figures, from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), showed retail sales volumes dropped by 0.3% compared...

Half of academies fall short on funding

More than half of academies in England have lacked enough income to cover their annual expenditure, according to figures revealed by ministers. An answer to a Parliamentary question shows that the...