Small business news - October 2021

2020/21 tax return deadline looms

HMRC is reminding taxpayers to check that they have the correct information in order to complete their next tax return - including any payments from COVID-19 support schemes...

Date: 12 October 2021 By:

Freelancer juggles his outgoings as debts mount

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:

A self employed worker is relieved by the MTD delay

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:

Young businesswoman sick in the office

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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