Author: Jaime Thorpe

UK workers look to employers for support during second lockdown

Fifty-two per cent of workers think that employers will not offer them additional support, despite 64% wanting further help from their employer.

Employers urged not to let lockdown impact IR35 preparations

Despite a second lockdown, there are several ‘business as usual’ activities that need to be maintained – such as preparations for the private sector IR35 reform.

Calls for firms to be more strategic with recruiting diverse candidates

CIPD: ‘The findings of this report suggest that improvements in workforce diversity have happened by accident rather than design’.

Government launches consultation to help SMEs with late payments

The consultation will run until 24th December 2020, with businesses being invited to share their views.

Working from home could make mentally demanding tasks more difficult

With the ‘new normal’ of long-term working from home, these results give food for thought for managers and their teams.

Dolan Accountancy shortlisted for Contracting Awards 2020

Dolan Accountancy have been shortlisted for the Best Contractor Accountancy (with under 1,000 clients) award.

Self-employed given ‘more breathing space’ to pay self-assessment

HMRC estimates around 95% of those who are due to make self-assessment payments on 31st January 2021 could qualify to implement a Time to Pay arrangement using the self-serve facility online, without needing to speak to their advisers.

Employers’ hiring confidence on the up

REC: ‘Employers remain cautious and concerned about the future path of the economy – but are much more sanguine now about their own plans’.