Author: Jaime Thorpe

Universal Credit roll-out delayed

At the end of 2018, the IPSE urged the government to tackle Universal Credit’s structural bias against the self-employed, saying that UC has a negative impact on the sector, disincentivising workers and employees.

Self-assessment: Taxpayers reminded of personal credit card ban

With the self-assessment date looming, those who need to pay are being reminded that HMRC no longer accepts personal credit cards.

UK firms can’t invest confidently with Brexit uncertainty

Employers’ confidence in the prospects for the UK economy remained negative for the fifth successive month.

IPSE ‘cautiously supportive’ of government’s ‘Good Work Plan’

The government’s ‘Good Work Plan’ has left the IPSE feeling ‘cautiously supportive’, urging MPs not to regulate people out of self-employment against their will.

Over half of UK SMEs wasting a day a week managing process and procedure

New research shows how many SMEs lack a clear overview of their processes and highlights the impact of process failure on business.

Dolan Accountancy voted runner up in Best Contractor Accountant

Dolan Accountancy have been voted runner up in the Best Contractor Accountant Small/Medium category by the readers of ContractorUK.

Recruitment sector to play ‘critical’ role in getting more disabled people into work

Latest government statistics show just over 50% of people with disabilities of working age are in employment. Among non-disabled people, this figure stands at 81%.

Professional development and well-being benefits top priority for UK employers

The CIPD and LCP ‘Reward Management’ report surveyed 568 HR practitioners about their organisation’s benefits provision.