ECONOMY

IPSE welcomes new business loan expansion, but warns more must be done for limited company self-employed

Andy Chamberlain, Deputy Director of Policy | IPSE IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has welcomed new loan support for small businesses, but warns more must be done for people working through limited companies. The comments came after the government announced that all viable businesses that have been affected by […]

ECONOMY

Insuring Women’s Futures final report published

The final report for the Insuring Women’s Futures (IWF) initiative has been published, completing three years of research, policy development and market collaboration. Following the launch of the programme’s headline recommendations at the BFI Imax in November, the report published this month encompasses data supporting the case for change, as well as the detailed workstream […]

ECONOMY

Chartered Management Institute respond to Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi MP’s comments on apprenticeships

Mr Dhesi makes some important points. It’s absolutely true that we need to improve the ability of SMEs to access apprenticeships. One of the big challenges for all businesses – and SMEs in particular – is navigating the complexity of the rules and regulations which run to hundreds of pages. However, we should be careful […]

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IPSE congratulate new Chancellor Rishi Sunak

IPSE congratulates Rishi Sunak on his elevation to the position of Chancellor of  the Exchequer. We note in his 2016 CPS report The Free Ports Opportunity he wrote: “The only way to fund world-class public services and outstanding infrastructure is to encourage the millions of British businesses that create the wealth of the nation – […]

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National Federation of Builders extend congratulations to Rishi Sunak on his appointment as Chancellor

We would like to extend our congratulations to Rishi Sunak on his appointment as Chancellor. Changes to the operation of the department, which will see number 10 and number 11 share one special advisor unit, will help the Prime Ministers ambitions to more easily be delivered. Richard Beresford, chief executive of the National Federation of […]