CPF members often ask what CPF policy proposals have been adopted or implemented by the Government.
So, we thought we would cross-reference the Autumn Statement for Growth with ideas for which CPF Groups have called:
CPF said: Raise the minimum wage
The Chancellor increased National Living Wage by 9.8% to £11.44 an hour
CPF said: Continue to lower National Insurance
The Chancellor cut National Insurance from 12% to 10%
CPF said: Reduce corporate tax rates
The Chancellor cut business taxes by £11 billion
CPF said: Do a lot more to help the self-employed
The Chancellor abolished for the self-employed an entire class of National Insurance Contributions (NICs) and cut the rate of the NICs top rate from 9% to 8%
Other specific CPF members' proposals that in recent months have become government policy include:
Enabling young people to use the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) to search and apply for apprenticeships, alongside degrees
Introducing “Returnerships” to help get older workers back to work
Allowing private companies to access capital markets worldwide without floating on a stock exchange
Introducing a statutory limit on the length of non-compete clauses in employment contracts
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