Postponement of IR35 due to the Covid-19 Outbreak

Last night, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Stephen Barclay, made the unprecedented announcement that the upcoming changes to IR35 in the private sector will be postponed until April 2021. This is in response to the global Covid-19 outbreak and the…

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IR35 Review Results

IR35 Implementation Review Results

  On 27th February, the Government released the results of their review into the implementation of IR35 in the private sector. They engaged with affected stakeholders (both individuals and businesses) at 7 roundtable discussion events as well as receiving submissions…

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Pension Planning for the Self-Employed

Blog by Ruth Power, Director of FMB, our preferred partner for financial services. Financial Management Bureau Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority Registered address: Shenstone House, Helsington, Kendal LA8 8AA Please note tax reliefs will vary…

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Self-Employment: Managing Your Mental Health

  Self-employment can be a double-edged sword when your mental health takes a hit. On the one hand it provides flexibility, higher rates of pay and the freedom to choose the work you undertake. However, it also requires long hours,…

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Is It Time To Be Your Own Boss?

Research carried out by the CIPD has found that 49% of UK workers are in roles unsuitable for their skill sets (either over- or under-qualified). This is prolific but not necessarily surprising. The UK has a highly skilled workforce with…

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