SEISS UK: Guidance issued on how the ‘struggling’ self-employed can prepare for 2021 | Personal Finance | Finance

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As the third lockdown was rolled out, Rishi Sunak unveiled a £4.6billion support package designed to help the struggling retail, hospitality and leisure sectors.

Despite this, some responded to the announcement by pointing out the self-employed are still struggling, with the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) noting the Chancellor “missed the mark.”

Derek Cribb, the CEO of IPSE, commented on the new announcement and current state of affairs: “There’s no doubt the new lockdown measures will have a severe impact on the already struggling self-employed sector.

“The school closure is also likely to hit self-employed parents particularly hard, cutting into their working week.

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