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Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Coronavirus: Government Assistance (21 May 2020)

John Whittingdale: ...: The Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme to support employers with 80% of workers’ salaries up to £2,500 a month. The Self-Employed Income Support Scheme which provides eligible freelance workers with up to £2,500 per month in grants for at least three months. The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and the Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme provide...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Arts: Coronavirus (20 May 2020)

Tracy Brabin: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to provide financial support for freelance creative professionals with portfolio careers who are unable to access the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, Self-Employment Income Support Scheme and universal credit.

Finance Bill (Ways and Means) (19 May 2020)

Meg Hillier: I think it is fair to say that covid-19 has shone a light on the different ways of working. Whether it be freelance work through personal service companies, which are often set up to deal with insurance and liability, or freelance work via short-term pay-as-you-earn contracts, many of these people are falling through the net. That does not even begin to embrace those who are in insecure,...

Covid-19: Economic Package (12 May 2020)

Caroline Lucas: ...many of his Government MPs support. Will he consider revising the self-employed scheme by including small business owners who take their income in dividends, as well as those who combine PAYE with freelance work?

Covid-19 (11 May 2020)

Caroline Lucas: ...they are desperate. For example, the self-employed scheme should include small business owners who take their incomes in dividends; allow flexibility for those who combine pay-as-you-earn with freelance work; and stop discriminating against new start-ups and women who have taken time out in the past three years for maternity leave and childcare. Businesses need reassurance that the job...

Employment Allowance (Increase of Maximum Amount) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Take Note (5 May 2020)

Lord Wei: ...not just this employment allowance policy but others relating to it. Why are we focusing just on small business employment and not thinking about measures to support those in self-employment and freelance positions? Is there anything in this, or anything we can add to this, that would support the many freelancers out there—particularly in the light of the Government’s stance on IR35,...

Self-employment Income Support Scheme - Question (5 May 2020)

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that freelance workers can access adequate funds through the welfare system until payments under the COVID-19 Self-employment Income Support Scheme begin. The Question was considered in a Virtual Proceeding via video call.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Coronavirus (5 May 2020)

Paul Scully: ...for lenders. These loans will be interest free for the first 12 months and businesses can apply online through a short and simple form. ○ A Self-Employed Income Support Scheme will help eligible freelance workers receive up to £2,500 per month in grants for at least three months.

Written Answers — Treasury: Self-employed and Small Businesses: Government Assistance (4 May 2020)

Feryal Clark: ...of the Exchequer, whether businesses set up under the European Community Ankara Agreement visa are eligible to access financial support packages provided by the Government for small businesses, freelance and self-employed workers.

Finance Bill (27 Apr 2020)

Meg Hillier: ...Wellingborough (Mr Bone) highlighted, are going to support the economy now. One of the big issues in my constituency relates to other forms of work. There are those who are self-employed, those who freelance and the many people on repeated short-term contracts who fall outside the employment support schemes. The self-employed and, in fact, most of those workers will often have an...

Covid-19: Self-employed - Question (23 Apr 2020)

Baroness Bull: My Lords, large numbers of freelance and self-employed workers operate as personal service companies. Indeed, employers demand this of them. This means that they receive the majority of their remuneration as dividends not salary, which disbars them from the SEISS. Will the Government consider accepting proof of dividend incomes from dividend certificates and self-assessment tax returns so...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Income: Coronavirus (22 Apr 2020)

Baroness Stedman-Scott: ...cent of workers’ salaries up to £2,500 a month. The scheme will be backdated to 1 March and available for at least three months;a Self-Employed Income Support Scheme which will help eligible freelance workers receive up to £2,500 per month in grants for at least three months;deferral of the next quarter of VAT payments for firms, until the end of June representing a £30 billion...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus (15 Apr 2020)

Mims Davies: ...to 1st March and available for at least three months, with the first grants expected to be paid within weeks. There is also the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme which will help eligible freelance workers receive up to £2,500 per month in grants for at least three months. The Government has set up an advice contact centre and website exclusively to help those who have been identified as...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Self-employed: Coronavirus (15 Apr 2020)

Tommy Sheppard: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has in place to protect people working (a) freelance and (b) without a contract whose work is reduced or ended as a result of the effect of covid-19 on the business they work for.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus (15 Apr 2020)

Justin Tomlinson: ...to 1st March and available for at least three months, with the first grants expected to be paid within weeks. There is also the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme which will help eligible freelance workers receive up to £2,500 per month in grants for at least three months. The Government has set up an advice contact centre and website exclusively to help those who have been identified as...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carers: Coronavirus (15 Apr 2020)

Justin Tomlinson: ...to 1st March and available for at least three months, with the first grants expected to be paid within weeks. There is also the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme which will help eligible freelance workers receive up to £2,500 per month in grants for at least three months. The Government has set up an advice contact centre and website exclusively to help those who have been identified as...

Written Answers — Treasury: Self-employed: Government Assistance (6 Apr 2020)

Viscount Trenchard: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to freelance workers, and in particular, to those who work in the music festivals sector.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Exercise: Industry (1 Apr 2020)

Nigel Huddleston: ...June, representing a £30bn injection into the economy; £330bn worth of government backed and guaranteed loans to support businesses; and a Self-Employed Income Support Scheme will help eligible freelance workers receive up to £2,500 per month in grants for at least three months. During the Coronavirus outbreak I have engaged regularly with the sport sector to understand how it can...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (1 Apr 2020)

Lord German: To ask Her Majesty's Government which categories of freelance workers and sole traders will be eligible for the COVID-19 Business Interruption Loan Scheme.

Financial and Social Emergency Support Package (25 Mar 2020)

Ian Blackford: ...for all our people in their time of need. The coronavirus lockdown makes it even more urgent that the UK Government deliver a comprehensive financial package of support for the millions of freelance, self-employed and unemployed people who are struggling to get by in this unprecedented emergency. There is no good reason why these moves should be put on hold when people are already in need....


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