The Small Business Grant scheme should cover these businesses – and the furloughing plan allow sole company directors to work.
The tax benefits of being self-employed should reflect genuine value added relative to normal employment.
In the first piece of a mini-series, our guest author also argues the Government should look again at IR35, and make it more worthwhile to work.
Plus: Open regional Tory offices but don’t take CCHQ out of London. The coming IR35 disaster. And: where will you be on January 31?