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.
HMRC have announced that ‘the off-payroll working rules will only apply to payments made for services provided on or after 6 April 2020’.
A new law is set to improve security standards of internet-connected household devices – great news for contractors working from home.
Kingsbridge: ‘IR35 Protect – when aligned with a fit and proper process, enables businesses to continue to engage with contractors with complete confidence, by protecting all parties in the recruitment supply chain’.