Latest on freelance income

23/3/20 Pressure is mounting on the government to help freelances who have lost income as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, so keep your eye on the news, but here are some useful links about the situation as it stands:

NUJ press release: UK freelances face destitution as they have been “forgotten” in the government’s rescue package for businesses

London Freelance: Coronavirus – advice for freelances

The Guardian: Rishi Sunak faces legal action from gig economy workers

Treasury Committee on Twitter: 

Parliament petition: Include self-employed in statutory sick pay during Coronavirus petition: Create an emergency fund to support freelancers with Coronavirus income loss

Accountancy blog: Coronavirus Support Round Up for Freelancers, Side Hustlers, Small Businesses and the Self Employed

Stay well!