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Over half of women say their pension isn’t enough to be financially independent

Working Wise: ‘Women are more likely to have ongoing caring responsibilities that mean they will reduce their hours, work-part time or require flexible working and it is these necessities that are causing women to reduce or even stop their pension payments’.

Permanent staff recruitment falls, while temp billings continue to rise

REC: ‘Economic uncertainty is weighing on employers’ minds even where they see potential for their own firm to grow, so it’s no surprise that temporary work is leading the jobs recovery’.

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 numbers fall significantly

IPSE: ‘It is deeply concerning that as we move into the second wave, the government has not only failed to plug the gaps in support that caused this decline: it has also reduced the support for eligible self-employed people’.

Winter Economy Plan announced

Last week, the government unveiled plans to both protect jobs and support businesses over the next coming months.

Tax hike unfair to the unsupported self-employed

IPSE: ‘If the government wants to avoid the country slumping further into recession, it must not squeeze this struggling and vital sector with unjust tax hikes’.

Contractor groups call for emergency Coronavirus fund

IPSE: ‘Coronavirus is not only a health crisis, but an income crisis that threatens the self-employed in particular’.

APSCo responds to government’s proposal to extend new IR35 private sector rules

APSCo: ‘We appreciate the fact that this inquiry concentrates on the proposed extension to off-payroll working rules’.

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