• From Thatcherism to a thriving hub for the self-employed

    From Thatcherism to a thriving hub for the self-employed

    Scotland has become a thriving hub for self-employed people to start and grow their businesses. In fact, over the last decade, this sector has grown...

  • Does Macron herald a new era of self-employment?

    Does Macron herald a new era of self-employment?

    You need a certain amount of confidence to create a political party named after yourself and lead it to the Élysée Palace. And Emanuel Macron...

  • The government’s war on the self-employed will backfire

    The government’s war on the self-employed will backfire

    VAT has already been pushed about as high as it can go. Corporation tax is coming down to help keep the UK economy competitive after...

  • Brexit: The government needs to start facing reality

    Brexit: The government needs to start facing reality

    We need to talk about Brexit. They may be the words you were dreading to read, but fear not – this is not an account...

  • From the lobby: Fractures, fissures and the future of the self-employed

    From the lobby: Fractures, fissures and the future of the self-employed

    With an EU transition deal finally agreed and pretty much all politicians (with the vocal exception of comrade Corbyn) united in their condemnation of Russia,...

  • From the lobby: A few rays of sunshine but dark clouds on the horizon

    From the lobby: A few rays of sunshine but dark clouds on the horizon

    The Spring Statement was not meant to be a big event and in that way it lived up to expectations. That it included a few...

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