Day: May 5, 2020

HMRC opens self-employed income support early on May 13

HMRC has already started writing to the self-employed encouraging them to apply for self-employed income support

HMRC will open the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) earlier than expected on May 13.

The taxman has already begun notifying the self-employed if they are eligible for the SEISS.

Previously chancellor Rishi Sunak had announced the scheme would open in June.

The claim service will open on May 13 and payments to eligible workers will be made by May 25, or within six working days of completing an application.

Approved claims through the self-employed income support will be made within six working

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The Importance of Planning for Accurate Lead Times in Printing

By Rory Thomas

When it comes to working with a commercial printer, one of the most underestimated parts of the process for designers or customers is the amount of lead time to bake into a project’s timeline. In today’s technological world of instant gratification and efficiency, the question of “When’s it going to be ready” is often asked with the expectation that the turnaround will be fast, but for professional printing services, a rushed deadline isn’t always the best approach.

To understand the appropriate printing lead times for your projects, it’s important to know the true definition of “lead time.”

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