Kingsbridge: ‘It’s clearly been a difficult year for contractors, with the combined effects of Covid-19 and Brexit already weighing heavily on their shoulders, and IR35 is yet another challenge to contend with’.
APSCo: ‘It is disappointing that this research has come to light so late in the day, leaving little time for action from HMRC’.
Totaljobs: ‘Having a situation where any employee feels that they have to hide who they are in the workplace, or even decide to leave a role as a consequence of not feeling accepted, is simply wrong’.
FSB: ‘The government’s watered-down target remains a blow to firms still operating with sub-standard connections and to rural communities who rely on it to carry out the most basic of tasks’.
Benenden Health: ‘What we are seeing is that there is a burnout epidemic across the nation’s managers, but too often these individuals feel too helpless, worried and embarrassed to open up and seek support for their mental wellbeing concerns’.
Liz Barclay, an experienced business advocate and former journalist, will be the first female Small Business Commissioner.
The support fund will help smaller sized UK businesses with the changes to trade rules with the EU.
Figures show that more than 10.7 million people managed to submit their 2019/20 self-assessment tax return by the 31st January deadline date.