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SMEs losing £25b a year due to tax admin
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

SMEs losing £25b a year due to tax admin

FSB: ‘Small businesses are fully behind the government’s vision for a high skill, high productivity, low tax economy. With costs soaring, and the Budget approaching, it’s now time to see the policies that will get us there’.

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Majority of UK businesses have concerns about hybrid working
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Majority of UK businesses have concerns about hybrid working

Robert Half: ‘Candidates are demanding flexible working conditions and businesses are delivering, but concerns are starting to emerge about the impact of home-working on corporate culture’.

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Poor mental health most commonly reported medical complaint in the UK
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Poor mental health most commonly reported medical complaint in the UK

Benenden Health: ‘Exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s mental health is at a perilous point, with UK adults revealing it to now be the most common condition in the country’.

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UK SMEs concerned for recovery
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

UK SMEs concerned for recovery

FSB: ‘Small firms are the backbone of our economy, if they continue to suffer, then the rest of the country suffers’.

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Many workers would consider quitting if employer suggested remote working pay cut
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Many workers would consider quitting if employer suggested remote working pay cut

CV-Library: ‘This topic isn’t going to disappear anytime soon and very few businesses seem to be having the conversation with staff in the UK’.

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Pandemic causes one in five employers to make changes to staff contracts
Jaime Thorpe
By: Jaime Thorpe

Pandemic causes one in five employers to make changes to staff contracts

CIPD: ‘The mass shift to home and hybrid working homeworking, as well as business uncertainty and upheaval, in the last year means it’s not surprising so many employers made contractual changes to employees’ terms and conditions of employment’.

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Nearly half of employers not planning ahead for future skill requirements
Sophie Tyler
By: Sophie Tyler

Nearly half of employers not planning ahead for future skill requirements

CIPD: ‘Many organisations aren’t regularly collecting data on their current and future workforce needs. However, that’s exactly what they need to be doing if they’re to survive and thrive.’

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Government urged to plan better self-employed support now should we face more restrictions
Sophie Lewis
By: Sophie Lewis

Government urged to plan better self-employed support now should we face more restrictions

IPSE: ‘While the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has been a vital lifeline for many self-employed people, it cannot be ignored that many others were unable to access it’.

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