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Over half of Limited Company contractors don’t understand IR35 reforms
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

Over half of Limited Company contractors don’t understand IR35 reforms

From April 2020, the responsibility for determining IR35 status will shift to the end client – this means that SMEs within the private sector will need to prepare for knowing how to identify whether a contractor will fall in or out of the legislation.

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Government calls for evidence on improving cyber security
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Government calls for evidence on improving cyber security

This latest call is part of the government’s current review of cyber security incentives and regulations.

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OTS calls for all-in-one tax account for the self-employed
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

OTS calls for all-in-one tax account for the self-employed

The OTS Tax Reporting and Payment Arrangements Review explores ways to simplify tax for self-employed people and residential landlords, making recommendations for government to consider.

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Twenty businesses suspended for failing to pay suppliers on time
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

Twenty businesses suspended for failing to pay suppliers on time

Businesses suspended from the Code are invited to produce an action plan that leads to a substantial improvement in payment performance and are then reinstated as soon as they demonstrate compliance.

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IPSE praises New Enterprise Allowance
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

IPSE praises New Enterprise Allowance

The IPSE has praised the New Enterprise Allowance scheme as being a ‘vital tool’ for the self-employed.

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Recruiters urged to use expertise to help close disability employment gap
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

Recruiters urged to use expertise to help close disability employment gap

According to APSCo, recruiters must utilise their skills to drive change and help to close the disability employment gap.

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SMEs call for government to deliver on broadband promises
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

SMEs call for government to deliver on broadband promises

FSB: ‘Unfortunately, an unreliable internet connection and poor phone signal are familiar challenges for small businesses across the UK.’

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Brexit driving demand for logistics experts
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

Brexit driving demand for logistics experts

Logistics professionals are seeking training from their employers, as Brexit drives demand for experts.

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