Author: Sophie Tyler
IPSE: ‘After the financial damage of the pandemic, exclusion from support and the changes to IR35 taxation, this new tax hike on dividends will make it almost impossible for freelancers to continue to work through a limited company’.
FSB: ‘Breaking a manifesto promise by increasing NICs just at the moment when firms are struggling to get back on their feet would be devastating for small businesses and the local communities they serve’.
Talent.com: ‘Many recruitment teams are already over-stretched – with some experiencing cutbacks themselves during the pandemic – and the increased competition for talent and demand for new resources will only add undue pressures for many teams’.
Lloyds Bank: ‘Spending has now surpassed levels seen before the pandemic struck, as the UK starts to unleash some of their lockdown savings’.
FSB: ‘Our findings show that existing business support advice already helps small firms when it comes to taxation and regulation, but as our post-EU journey continues and while we continue to weather the economic Covid-19 storm, there is plenty more government could be doing to help make things easier’.
Talent.com: ‘The challenge for hiring managers now is not just to get in front of the right people before the competition, but perhaps more importantly, have the right content to push to these audiences’.
Latest research has found that as many as 69.8% of isolation cases were notified by the NHS Covid app.
LITRG: ‘If you cannot pay the amount due, contact HMRC as soon as possible to discuss the possibility of paying the amount due in instalments. HMRC have indicated they will continue to treat all such requests sympathetically in view of the current economic situation’.