Small business news - October 2021

Freelancers face debt crisis warns IPSE

New research has highlighted the plight of freelance workers that did not qualify for government support during the pandemic...

Date: 5 October 2021 By:

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Relief for sole traders as tax changes are delayed

The government has announced that Making Tax Digital for Income Tax will now be introduced in April 2024 - a year after it was originally scheduled to start...

Date: 28 September 2021 By:

Happy businesswoman with a box full of belongings after giving up job.

Could 2021 be the year of staff resignations?

A new report has warned that increasing numbers of unhappy workers are considering leaving their jobs as working from home takes its toll due to the pandemic...

Date: 21 September 2021 By:

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COVID sick pay scheme to end in September

The government scheme enabling small businesses to recoup statutory sick pay costs due to coronavirus will end at the end of September...

Date: 21 September 2021 By:

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Start Up Loans reach £600 million milestone

Lending to entrepreneurs and small businesses outside London through the government-backed Start Up Loans scheme has passed the £600 million mark...

Date: 14 September 2021 By:

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Working parents welcome return to the office

New research shows that parents with children at home are most eager to return to the workplace in order to re-establish some normality and work-life balance into their lives...

Date: 7 September 2021 By:

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Celebrating the UK's female entrepreneurs

Two leading enterprise organisations are running their annual searches to recognise and honour the UK's most inspiring female business owners...

Date: 31 August 2021 By:

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