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Despite widespread speculation about a negative impact on City jobs following the decision to leave the EU, specialist contractors in the change and transformation arena have never had it so good according to recent market analysis.
New think tank research finds that many self-employed workers get a worse deal at work than traditional employees – but may also be failing to enjoy the traditional benefits of self-employment, such as greater autonomy.
A national accountancy firm is calling for new Chancellor Phillip Hammond to make sweeping tax changes and bring an end to what it describes as 'the merciless targeting' of the UK’s army of five million self-employed people when he delivers his first Autumn Statement (November 23 2016).
A freelancer group has called on the Government work with NEST, its auto-enrolment provider, to create a more flexible pension solution for the self-employed, as it claims many freelancers are struggling to find ways to save for their retirement.
The Office of Tax Simplification’s has called to bring National Insurance contributions (NICs) and income tax closer together but has suggested the Government may need to give financial support to some taxpayers in the transition.