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Help if you’re self-employed

Whether you’re new to working for yourself or have been doing it for years, it’s important to keep up to date on the benefits available for the self-employed. If you’ve been affected by Coronavirus you may be entitled to financial support. We’ve put together guides to help you out.

Get support if you’re self-employed

If you’re self-employed and have been financially hit by the coronavirus pandemic and high living costs, find out what help is out there for you.

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Managing a variable income

When you’re self-employed, you’re responsible for paying tax and National Insurance on your income. Find out how to stay on top of all your records to work out how much you need to pay.

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Getting your debts under control

Managing your bills can become more difficult in tough economic times. It’s important to understand how to prioritise paying your bills or if you’ve missed a payment, find out how to get debt advice.

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Protecting you and your business

It’s important to have insurance in place to protect you from being out of pocket during a difficult time. This could leave you with one less thing to worry about.

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Review your savings and pensions

It’s a good idea to regularly look at your long-term and short-term savings. Find out how to prioritise paying debts and putting money aside for your tax bill.

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