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Self Employed

Articles and news on Self Employed topics from the Small Business archive.

News

Report calls for changes to universal credit for the self-employed

A new report published today by the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) calls for changes to the universal credit system for self-employed claimants.

News

Self-employed risk losing £300 billion a year to lack of financial protection

New research reveals self-employed workers are leaving their businesses and families at financial risk in the event of critical illness.

News

Earning more and working less: the rise of the silver self-employed

New research shows that it’s the over 65s who are profiting most from the sharp rise of self-employment in the UK.

Business management

Securing your financial future if you’re self employed

Standard life guide shows how to ensure you secure your financial future if you’re self-employed – especially with the tax deadline coming up on 5th October.

Business management

A guide to DBS checks for the self-employed

DBS checks (previously known as CRB checks) are essential to working in specific roles. So here is a guide to DBS checks.

Employing & managing staff

Top tips for starting out contracting

We take a look at what you should consider if you are thinking of getting involved in the contracting world.

Advice

‘Don’t strangle the self-employed’ The IPSE message to political parties

With the 2017 General Election right around the corner, IPSE warns parties to listen to the needs of the self-employed.

News

Number of self-employed workers surges in last decade

The number of self-employed workers in the UK has increased by 23 per cent in the past decade, rising on average 478 a day.

Employing & managing staff

Will the self-employed U-turn encourage future pension savings?

Philip Blows looks at the U-turn on self-employed taxes and what else needs to be considered to ensure the outcome is 'fair and appropriate’.

News

No hope for two thirds of self-employed first time buyers

Nearly two thirds of self-employed people do not know how they will manage to buy their first home, with many giving up being self-employed to save for a mortgage.

News

Budget 2017: Hammond punishes self-employed with hike to national insurance

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced in the 2017 Budget that the self-employed will suffer the pain of a National Insurance increase.

Tax

Government must be cautious when considering self-employed tax changes

The government is being urged to seriously consider the impact that tax changes could have on the self employed in this years Spring Budget.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

HSBC - Advertising feature

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

HSBC - Advertising feature

Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

HSBC - Advertising feature

Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats