Author: Jaime Thorpe

OTS calls for all-in-one tax account for the self-employed

The OTS Tax Reporting and Payment Arrangements Review explores ways to simplify tax for self-employed people and residential landlords, making recommendations for government to consider.

SMEs call for government to deliver on broadband promises

FSB: ‘Unfortunately, an unreliable internet connection and poor phone signal are familiar challenges for small businesses across the UK.’

Small Business Commissioner resigns

The IPSE has said it is vital the now-vacant Small Business Commissioner position is filled to maintain the momentum of the campaign against late payment.

IPSE condemns Lloyds IR35 decision

Lloyds Banking Group has made the decision to either scrap contractors or force them into umbrella companies.

Twenty-one per cent of contractors chased late payments on their summer holiday

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed are calling on the government to clamp down on late payment.

Over half of UK workers want booze-free work events

As many as 60% of workers now want their employers to choose booze-free locations for their work events.

More parents need flexibility in the workplace

The survey comes amid pressure in Parliament for flexible working to be made a day one right and for all new jobs to be advertised as being open to flexibility where possible.

Government must get behind pension solutions for self-employed

Pensions Awareness Day highlights the fact that over half of self-employed workers do not have a pension.