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This report examines the impact of the off-payroll working (IR35) reforms in the private sector that were implemented on 6 April 2021 and moved the responsibility for deciding the employment status of freelancers, to the end-clients for medium and large-sized private businesses.
The report examines the current concerns of the self-employed sector and what further support and benefits freelancers need in order to make a success of their businesses. It also examines the extent to which freelancers feel supported by the UK government and concludes with a series of recommendations on how government and industry can better support the sector.
This report examines the impact of the pandemic, over a year on from its onset, on freelancers’ businesses and income whilst also reviewing the approaches taken by freelancers to mitigate against the pandemic and their plans for the future. The report also focuses on how the pandemic and gaps in economic support have influenced freelancers' attitudes towards government.
This report examines the views of the self-employed in relation to the current payment timings, the proposal of more frequent payment of tax and the proposal of moving from retrospective to in-year tax. It will also assess the benefits and challenges of the current system and how freelancers envisage the proposed reforms will affect their self-employed businesses.