Tag Archives: Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

“… the self-employed remain something of an inconvenient afterthought”

There’s a useful post here from Paul Johnson of the Institute of Fiscal Studies highlighting a number of factors that leads to the conclusion that our ecoomy and employment / tax / benefits framework has been designed around an economy … Continue reading

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Self employed landscape ‘diminished’

IPSE research at the end of 2020 showed that there had been the first significant drop-off in self-employment in a decade with the number of solo self-employed in the UK falling by 5% compared to the previous year. Previously, this … Continue reading

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Self-employed income support scheme – what kind of losses count?

As the Covid-19 lockdown eases, there are still Bectu members who are claiming support under the fourth grant of the Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS). This can be claimed when… “…you reasonably believe there will be a significant reduction … Continue reading

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A post-covid rethink of the welfare state?

The Resolution Foundation has called for a post-covid rethink of the welfare state. The report is here [pdf] Mike Brewer, Chief Economist at the Resolution Foundation, said:

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