ONS figures show that the number of self-employed professionals fell by a record 238,000 in the second quarter of the year.
LITRG: ‘Many claimants of SEISS grants might, understandably, use the money as soon as they get it – but they need to think now about budgeting for income tax and National Insurance on it’.
At a time where most of us are relying heavily on technology to work or to stay in contact with family and friends, scammers are using this to their advantage, making cyber security more important than ever.
IPSE: ‘This will offer essential support to the many hard-working self-employed people across the country who are losing projects and contracts because of the Coronavirus outbreak’.
The funding will be available to innovators who can find digital ways to support people who need help during the COVID-19 outbreak.
REC: ‘Four in five recruiters expect the outbreak to have an adverse impact on hiring in the short term, and we are likely to see the greatest impact in sectors like hospitality, retail and the creative industries’.
The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed says the government has ‘done the sensible thing’ by delaying the IR35 changes to the private sector.
Seen as a ‘rare win’ for HMRC, Eamonn Holmes’ case just highlights the needless complexity for the IR35 legislation, say experts.