Author: Sophie Lewis
A new report ‘Causes and implications of workplace stress in SMEs’ revealed the extent and causes of stress for staff working for smaller sized businesses.
HMRC has revealed some of the most bizarre excuses taxpayers have given for not paying their self-assessment on time.
Latest IPSE research shows that the majority of self-employed workers believe the PM’s Brexit withdrawal agreement will have a negative impact on their businesses – almost as much as a ‘no deal’.
Despite it usually being the time for recharging the batteries and relaxing, there were many self-employed people spending the festive period filing their self-assessment.
Poor broadband and mobile coverage are still continuing to hold small businesses back, particularly in rural areas.
Catching up with friends and family, watching Christmas films and eating your own bodyweight in turkey is usually how people use their time during the festive period, however over half of workers are planning to check their emails over the holidays.
A group of MPs have compiled a report calling for a clamp down on widespread poor payment culture that hits both SMEs and contractors.
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s whitepaper has recommended key priorities for the public sector to work on in order to develop a ‘high-calibre and agile workforce’ by 2025.