Category: Economy

Rogue employers named and shamed for failing to pay employees the minimum wage

Posted on February 9, 2021 | Economy | Employment
HMRC has published the names of 139 named companies that failed to pay minimum wages amounting to £6.7 million to over 95,000 workers. HMRC has named …

Supreme Court backs small firms on business interruption claims

Posted on February 9, 2021 | Economy | Legislation Changes | Self Employment | Startups
The UK's Supreme Court has found in favour of small firms receiving payments from COVID-19 business interruption insurance policies. The test case was brought against insurers …

Bonus of £1,000 to help businesses take on trainees

Posted on February 9, 2021 | Economy | Employment | Startups
The government has announced that employers can now apply for a £1,000 bonus, a cash boost, to help them take on new trainees. The new scheme …

Government urged by CBI to act on COVID business support ahead of Budget

Posted on February 9, 2021 | Economy | Employment | Self Employment
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the government to provide more financial assistance to businesses affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ahead of …