Category: Self Employment

Budget 2021 Summary

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech he stated his Budget ‘meets the moment with …

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 …

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 …

Institute of Directors warns Capital Gains Tax (CGT) rise would adversely affect entrepreneurs

Posted on January 22, 2021 | Self Employment | Startups | Tax
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has warned the government that a rise in CGT would affect Britain's entrepreneurial spirit. The business group believes CGT could be …