Preparing Clients for the New Health & Social Care Levy

With national debt at a scary £2.1 trillion, an annual deficit of £304 billion, the financial hangover from Covid-19, a huge NHS backlog, and an aging population, it’s easy to see why funding state care is a key issue. The new Health & Social Care Levy forms a crucial part of the government’s ongoing plans…

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What Help is Available from HMRC for Businesses During Coronavirus?

As the COVID-19 pandemic shakes the world’s public health and economy, it leaves small business owners, freelancers and the self-employed searching for as much support as possible. The government have responded with a series of schemes, such as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme, both of which have been well…

Getting Your Farming Business Ready for a No-Deal Brexit

Getting Your Farming Business Ready for a No-Deal Brexit

UK businesses, including farmers and growers, are bracing themselves for a no-deal Brexit. With the UK due to leave the EU by a fast-approaching 31st October 2019 deadline, there are still steps you can take to prepare your farm for a no-deal exit….

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Sedentary Lifestyles Now Killing More Than One in Ten UK Workers

According to new statistics released by workplace design and management publication Insight last month, low-activity lifestyles could be killing more than 70,000 UK workers every year. What’s equally as concerning is that this is thought to be costing the NHS around £700 million each year, through extra treatments for heart disease and diabetes….

Brexit Not all Bad News for Freelancers

Brexit: Not all Bad News for Freelancers?

Since the Referendum, several surveys and indexes have found that freelancers have significant concerns about how Brexit will affect their earnings and ability to find work. Yet a new report by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) and freelance marketplace People Per Hour reveals that the freelance sector enjoyed an earnings boost…