How to protect the earnings of the self-employed as well as employees
The government has acted swiftly to protect the earnings of those in employment, But the self-employed deserve help too. Merryn Somerset Webb has a fe…
A legal judgment that could seriously dent housebuilders’ profits
An employment tribunal has ruled that two recently dismissed bricklayers were not self employed, whatever the contract they signed said. The conseque…
Self-assessment: don’t miss the deadline for online tax returns
If you are self-employed, rent out a property or earn income from savings, investments and dividends, you need to fill in a tax return. And the deadli…
The chancellor hasn’t finished fiddling yet
The self employed shouldn’t relax yet, says Merryn Somerset Webb. One way or another, Philip Hammond will be back to tax them.