Self-employment

The Chancellor must not betray business with another attack on the self-employed

26 October 2018 11:02

The Conservatives used to be known as the party of business. Theresa May still seems to be trying to keep…

Two steps back: the Taylor Review one year on

1 August 2018 13:34

Citizens of nowhere. ‘Keeping pace with the changing world of work’. Two phrases you might just about remember from 2016,…

If you want a better construction sector, support the self-employed

1 March 2018 18:12

For a long time, the freelance-heavy construction sector has been one of the key focal points for the debate about…

Are the self-employed facing another Budget bombshell?

21 November 2017 16:15

Philip Hammond and this government seem to have something against the UK’s 4.85 million self-employed people. Over the last year…

Jeremy Corbyn is wrong to tar the entire gig economy with the same brush

15 September 2017 17:09

In a raging and rousing speech to the TUC in Brighton this week, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn took aim at…

How to plan for retirement if you are self-employed

27 July 2017 16:23

Much to the ire of many a financial institution, I am self-employed. Those two dirty words which mean it is…

Philip Hammond’s NICs U-turn has blown his credibility as Chancellor

15 March 2017 12:14

Philip Hammond’s credibility as Chancellor has just taken a big blow. Under pressure from his own backbenchers, he has abandoned…

The self-employed power Britain. Tax them more at your peril, Philip Hammond

13 March 2017 12:56

Claudio Ranieri will go down in footballing folklore as the individual who accomplished mission impossible by winning modest Leicester City the…