MPs Demand Over-50s Self-Employment Support

Over 50s who are out of work should be given support to start their own businesses, MPs have said.  A report by the Work and Pensions Select Committee has suggested a self-employment support programme could help reduce the level of economic inactivity in people over 50, as well as disabled people. The scheme, if implemented, would replace […]

Third Lockdown Creates More Start-Ups

The third national UK lockdown produced a wave of start-ups, with arts and crafts businesses particularly increasing, according to Direct Line business insurance new policy data. Nearly a quarter (22%) of people have either started or are actively planning to set up a start-up – three per cent more than those who did so after […]