The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) believe the IR35 draft finance bill results could seriously damage British innovation.
IR35 changes to the private sector come into force next April, which will stop contractors who are effectively employees of a company ‘disguising’ themselves to pay less tax.
Latest ONS results show positive news for the self-employed sector, with it being the only form of paid employment to increase this quarter.
With applications for new jobs rising by 9.3% year-on-year, employers are urged to focus on their hiring efforts.
After launching a successful pop-up experience in London earlier in the year, the LinkedIn pub is doing the rounds again.
Many self-employed workers are blaming the government’s fiscal policy for the reason behind a drop in earnings.
With the IR35 consultation closing at the end of May, research covering the legislation has revealed worrying results.
The significant rise in highly-skilled female contractors over the last decade has taken the number of senior-level women contracting in the UK to 863,000.