APSCo: ‘While the government has pledged to support skills development in the UK on a longer-term basis, there is a need for more immediate action’.
FSB: ‘Taxing the small business owners and freelancers who serve our local economies, and who have endured a terrible 18 months, just at the moment when they’re trying to get back on their feet will undoubtedly stifle efforts to recruit, retain and reskill over the critical years ahead’.
HMRC: ‘Students, who will have had little or no interaction with the tax system might be tricked into clicking on links in such emails or texts’.
APSCo: ‘With 1.25% payable by both worker and employer – 2.5% in total – this will only serve to drive umbrella and PAYE agency worker costs up’.
REC: ‘Demand for workers remains very high across the economy and shows no signs of weakening’.
Lloyds Bank: ‘This confidence is driven by the continued success of the vaccine rollout, the removal of lockdown restrictions and adjustments to self-isolation rules’.
In June, as many as 308,000 families across the country benefitted from using Tax-Free Childcare, but HMRC says that thousands are missing out.
REC: ‘Hiring businesses need to reassess their plans to make sure they can source the people they need over the months and years to come. That means the right mix of new mid-career hires, temporary staff and trainees or apprentices’.