Self-Employed Income Support Scheme


MPs urge Government to do more to help self-employed through Covid-19

Treasury select committee says over 1m self-employed workers have slipped through the Government emergency coronavirus packages through no fault of their own


Government looking at bringing in part-time furlough immediately

MPs and retailers pushing government to allow furloughed shop staff back to work part-time, as they start reopening from June

Government Grants

Self-Employed Income Support Scheme now open for applications

HMRC has opened the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme, where freelancers and contractors can apply up to 80% of lost earnings in a £7,500 lump sum


Ceiling for self-employed coronavirus support may be dropped to £30,000

Government eyes lowering ceiling for those who qualify for coronavirus self-employed support even before the scheme has launched

Government Grants

HMRC opens self-employed income support early on May 13

Taxman to start accepting applications for Self-Employed Income Support Scheme on May 13, earlier than announced

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves