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Demand for British Services continues to grow
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Demand for British Services continues to grow

Latest figures show that the British services sector continues to flourish with exports growing to £286 billion in the year to 2018 Q2.

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IPSE backs calls for halting Universal Credit roll-out
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

IPSE backs calls for halting Universal Credit roll-out

The IPSE strongly supports Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable’s calls for a halt to the roll-out of Universal Credit.

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IPSE supports Shared Parental Leave for the self-employed
James Trowell
By: James Trowell

IPSE supports Shared Parental Leave for the self-employed

Tracy Brabin MP is calling for more equal opportunities for self-employed parents to have Shared Parental Leave.

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2018 set to be record year for new recruitment agency start-ups
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

2018 set to be record year for new recruitment agency start-ups

New findings predict that this is be a bumper year for recruitment industry growth.

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SMEs play critical role in talking about mental health
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

SMEs play critical role in talking about mental health

The FSB has said that the UK’s small business owners have a critical role to play with regards to talking about mental health, as well as destigmatising it in the workplace.

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FSB responds to Autumn Budget statement
James Trowell
By: James Trowell

FSB responds to Autumn Budget statement

The FSB has responded to the Autumn Budget regarding decisions that will have a positive impact on the UK’s smaller sized businesses.

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Chancellor forces self-employed into ‘holding pattern of despair’, says IPSE
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Chancellor forces self-employed into ‘holding pattern of despair’, says IPSE

The IPSE believes that the Chancellor’s IR35 decision is a short-term tax grab that will do lasting damage to the economy by taxing out of existence the smallest and most agile businesses

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The Budget 2018
Lauren Monks
By: Lauren Monks

The Budget 2018

On Monday 29 October 2018 Philip Hammond delivered the last Budget before Brexit. So what exactly did the Chancellor say and, more importantly, what did it actually mean?

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