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Have yourself a merry little tax return: thousands file self-assessments on Christmas Day
Thousands of taxpayers filed self-assessment returns on Christmas Day, according to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
Progress on self-employed workers' pensions "profoundly disappointing" as Conservative manifesto pledge set to be dropped
The government has published proposals to improve self-employed workers’ engagement with pensions, but the measures have been…
I am retired and did some freelance work - should I register as self-employed?
One of our experts answers a reader's question.
Workplace pensions: more people are saving but not as much cash as before
Government data shows a 5% increase in the total amount being saved in workplace pensions, but average savings levels fall to…
Self-employed workers lose out on pension savings, says think tank
Self-employed workers are very worried about their lack of retirement savings, a think tank has warned.A new report…
Could you make millions by self-publishing?
Publishing the first of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy online turned EL James into a multi-millionaire and led to a…
Avoid the penalties: Two million still to file tax returns with just one day left
Workers who need to file a 2016/17 self-assessment tax return have until tomorrow (31 January) to do it.But while nine…
First-timers urged to file tax returns early
Self-employed people are being urged to file their tax returns as soon as possible, particularly if they are doing so for the…
It’s never too late to start again: Find a job in later life
We speak to five people who have managed to find employment in their 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Plus we find out the support that…
Abolition of Class 2 national insurance contributions delayed
Self-employed workers will continue to pay Class 2 national insurance contributions (NICs) either voluntarily or mandatorily…