Category: Self-employed

Don’t leave the self-employed stranded
Community - February 24th, 2021
Millions of people are currently being left without support, or with minimal support, during this pandemic. This has left many struggling for nearly a year. [...]
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Chancellor urged to strike new settlement for self-employed in Budget
Community - February 12th, 2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been urged to use his Budget on 3rd March to give greater security to self-employed workers and prevent a possible ‘exodus’ [...]
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Renewed calls for extension to self-employed support
Community - January 29th, 2021
Today the Labour Party has called on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to protect self-employed people by setting the fourth grant of the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme [...]
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Interim report into the future of self-employment
Community - December 23rd, 2020
Today, the Inquiry into the Future Self-Employment launches its interim report and urges the government to take urgent action to avoid a ‘stampede’ away from [...]
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Community response to Chancellor statement
Community - November 5th, 2020
Today the Chancellor has announced an extension to the Job Retention Scheme and increase to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. The furlough scheme will now [...]
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Community demands support for excluded self-employed
Community - November 4th, 2020
Today, Community has written to the Chancellor to immediately plug the gaps in the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, and ensure parity for the self-employed for [...]
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Self-employed announcement response
Community - November 2nd, 2020
Today, the Prime Minister outlined a further support package for the self-employed. In response to the announcement, Kate Dearden, Head of Research, Policy and External [...]
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Response to latest Chancellor announcement
Community - October 22nd, 2020
Today the Chancellor announced changes to the Job Support Scheme and self-employed grant. In response to the changes, Kate Dearden, Head of Research, Policy and [...]
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Launch of self-employed inquiry
Community - October 7th, 2020
Today, with Prospect Union, we are launching an inquiry into the self-employed. The inquiry aims to investigate how the self-employed have been hit by the [...]
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Response to the Chancellor’s announcement
Community - September 24th, 2020
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced a plan for our economy for the coming months. This new ‘Winter Economic Plan’ comes following the imposition of [...]
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