Monthly Archives: October 2018

A summary of the Autumn Statement

The Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday delivered his third budget, he began by saying; “This is a budget that shows the British people that the hard work is paying off.” He went on to say; “As the UK prepares to leave the … Continue reading

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Class 2 National Insurance for the Self Employed to remain

Back in 2016 the government consulted on a proposed abolition of Class 2 National Insurance contributions (NICs) for the self-employed. This flat rate contribution, currently £2.95 a week is payable by the self-employed in addition to Class 4 contributions based … Continue reading

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