In order to claim the payout, self-employed workers must have been eligible for the first and second grant - even if you didn't claim them. (This is with the exception of some people who became eligible after a couple of rule changes in August, which are outlined below.) You must declare that you intend to continue to trade and that you're either currently actively trading but are impacted by reduced demand due to the coronavirus. Alternatively, you must declare that you were previously trading but are temporarily unable to do so due to the pandemic. You must have filed a tax return for 2018/19, meaning you must have been self-employed before April 6, 2019. You must also earn more than half of your total income from self-employment. Your trading profit must be less than £50,000 a year. The grants are calculated based on an average of your profits over three tax years - 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19. … [Read more...] about How to check if you’re eligible for a third self-employment grant before it opens next week
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The careers of Tories Amber Rudd and Michael Howard were derailed by cock-ups which often looked more like sabotage. When Priti Patel took on the sensitive flowers who refuse to work weekends or a minute over their eight-hour shift, she found herself at war with the First Division Association, the last bolshie bastion of trade-union power. … [Read more...] about Who will rid us of this Uncivil Service and snooty mandarins?
However, Sweden will keep the travel warning in place for other destinations, including other EU countries, the UK, Liechtenstein and Norway until at least July 15. The warning would also stay in place for countries outside the EU and the Schengen free movement area until the end of August. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: German schools to reopen, larger events must wait