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Less than a hundred days until self-assessment is due

HMRC: ‘There’s still time to complete your tax return, to budget and look into the range of payment options if you need to’

New PM must focus on delivering pro-businesses measures

FSB: ‘Small business entrepreneurs are resilient and innovative, but the current headwinds are gale-force. For small firms to drive economic recovery and future prosperity, they need a pro-small business environment in which to operate and grow’.

More experimentation is needed to make four-day week work

CIPD: ‘The current trials are an attempt to plug the evidence gap, help provide insights for other employers that would like to make the shift to the four-day week and make a stronger case for the benefits’.

Most offices not designed to support mental wellbeing

Unispace: ‘The link between office design and mental wellbeing is often overlooked, but the fact that almost half of the workforce felt that their mental health improved while working from home, highlights that too many workplaces do not meet the needs of the people that use them’.

Self-assessment customers being targeted by fraudsters

HMRC: ‘If someone contacts you saying they’re from HMRC, wanting you to urgently transfer money or give personal information, be on your guard. HMRC will never ring up threatening arrest. Only criminals do that’

Self-employed sector left disappointed after IR35 U-turn

IPSE: “We know that the government is well aware of the problems caused by this damaging legislation – the previous Chancellor said so at the mini-budget and the Prime Minister made it clear during her leadership campaign. Despite this, it has today taken the spineless decision to row back on its promise to repeal the reforms’.

Government’s energy help package expanded for businesses

FSB: ‘This is important news for those small firms who locked themselves into contracts just as energy prices originally rose’.

Government makes U-turn on Mini-budget

FCSA: ‘That Ms Truss did not mention the IR35 rollback this afternoon is cautiously welcome but, of course we may not have heard the last of this matter’.