Newer self-employed eligible for SEISS but millions remain excluded 

Newly self-employed people will be breathing a sigh of relief today as the Chancellor confirmed that those who traded between and have completed a tax return for 2019 to 2020 are eligible for help.   The group, which includes more than 600,000 people who went self-employed last year, was unable to access the first three instalments … Read more

New cohort of self-employed are now eligible for SEISS but millions still remain excluded 

Newly self-employed people will be breathing a sigh of relief today as the Chancellor confirmed that those who traded between and have completed a tax return for 2020 to 2021 are eligible for Covid subsidies.  The group, which includes more than 600,000 people who went self-employed last year, was unable to access the first three … Read more

Covid UK: Thousands of ‘probable’ cases of where it was caught in hospitals ‘have been excluded’

Thousands of ‘probable’ cases of Covid caught in hospitals in NHS England have been excluded from official figures.   Health officials calculating the rate of cases in hospital settings omitted instances where patients contracted coronavirus between seven and 14 days after admission – despite the fact the virus has an incubation period of up to six days … Read more

Self-employed income support doubles BUT many are still excluded

A raft of self-employed workers are still being denied help as a second lockdown arrives – more than seven months after the first coronavirus support measures were announced. This week’s announcement that the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended through to January has been welcomed, but all those who weren’t eligible before the extension … Read more

Fuming mother blasts school after her daughter, 13, was excluded in row over her Primark trousers

Fuming mother blasts school after her daughter, 13, was excluded in row over her Primark trousers Maddison Buckle, 13, was excluded from Sirius Academy North on Tuesday Teachers accused schoolgirl from north Hull of ‘defiance and truancy’  Her mother Jessica, 35, accuses teachers of running a ‘military school’  By Jack Wright For Mailonline Published: 10:34 GMT, … Read more

Chancellor doubles SEISS grant amount but many still excluded

A THIRD of self-employed workers remain ineligible for coronavirus earnings support as Chancellor doubles income allowance for the rest Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced further financial support schemes He will double grants for the self-employed from 20 per cent to 40 per cent of previous year’s earnings Government criticised for continuing to exclude many of … Read more

Older Americans were excluded from HALF of US drug trials and ALL vaccine trials

Americans over 65 were excluded from half of all US clinical trials of drugs and all trials for vaccines – including those for COVID-19 – from October of last year until June 1, 2020, new research reveals.  People over 65 are the most likely to develop severe COVID-19 and die of the devastating viral infection.  … Read more

Hundreds of victims of the Post Office IT scandal will be excluded from new compensation scheme

Hundreds of victims of the Post Office IT scandal will be excluded from new compensation scheme and will not receive a payout Postmasters were sacked, bankrupted or wrongfully convicted due to IT failures Chirag Sidhpura, 37, is going to court after being sacked from a Surrey branch Nearly 2,200 victims put in claims to the Historical … Read more

Jofra Archer excluded from England squad after ‘breach of team’s bio-secure protocols’ 

BREAKING NEWS: Jofra Archer is kicked out of England’s squad on the morning of their second West Indies Test for breaking coronavirus protocols after admitting to ‘putting his team-mates in danger’ Archer was removed from the England team on morning of the second Test ECB said the fast bowler ‘breached the team’s bio-secure protocols’  It … Read more

Excluded 3million self-employed fail to get help in mini-Budget

Millions of self-employed workers have been left devastated as they watched Chancellor Rishi Sunak deliver his Summer Statement with bated breath, only to hear nothing about receiving any Covid-19 financial support. An estimated 3million of the UK’s workforce have been left in the cold by exclusions in the support package for the self-employed, say campaigners, … Read more