Temporary Income Protection Fund for UK self-employed workers during the COVID-19 crisis

Reasons for signing

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Sian Boissevain
Oct 7, 2020
shanindib@gmail.com

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cydney brown
Apr 28, 2020
I'm a self-employed musician since June 2019, so am ineligible for the SEISS and need help. Thanks

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Paul Ayre
Apr 16, 2020
I’m a Freelancer and my fellow freelancers through no fault of their own. Need help kinda fast...

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Neil Demellweek
Apr 15, 2020
It’s disgraceful that all SME’s are not protected. And then you have the bigger businesses who can afford a few months of hard times claiming everything.

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john morrow
Apr 11, 2020
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/sun-low-turn-up-elephant-john-morrow

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Michael Lovett
Apr 10, 2020
I am a self-employed musician, and the COVID-19 crisis has led to a complete suspension of my upcoming touring work. Due to the nature of my work involving large gatherings of people, i'm uncertain as to when i'll be able to generate income through these means again. I'm signing the petition because i believe the government needs to help self employed people in the creative industries to weather this crisis.

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Ian Whitehead
Apr 8, 2020
I'm signing to protect these peoples' incomes during the Corona Crisis.

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Marcina Arnold
Apr 6, 2020
Im self employed and with the pandemic and lockdown my income is severly affect

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Andy Smart
Apr 6, 2020
I recently started up a new business and are not covered by the Government's benefits package which only covers 95% of the self employed as I have no tax return since self employed. Makes sense to pay us 80% of the average of our last 3 years earnings when employed, prior to becoming self employed. HMRC have this information. I contacted the Treasury who ignored my email. No surprise there. Why look after 95% and not the rest?

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david loewenthal
Apr 5, 2020
I am a self-employed musician and composer and am unable to work in the public arena until at least September due to the lockdown.