Changes to the tax legislation, which controls off-payroll working situations like freelancing, will come into effect from 6 April – here Design Week breaks the issue down.
Design Week’s most popular political stories of 2020
The design world was intensely political in 2020 – from Black Lives Matter, to furlough, Brexit and a mammoth US election, here are the biggest political stories of the year.
What financial help you are entitled to if you get sick with COVID-19 or if you are unable to work through self isolation as a freelancer/self-employed worker.
The Treasury has announced its plan to give the self-employed parity with employees — but you’ll have to wait until June to get it. Full analysis and breakdown here.
As race protests spark throughout the world, we look at the role of graphic design and why the movement must ultimately “not stop with an image”.
After Boris Johnson announced a lockdown, ministers have been clarifying the new rules – there has been confusion around terms like ‘key workers’ and ‘social distancing’, whether new couples could
As the American election reaches its final stages, designers dissect both campaigns’ use of graphics, branding and digital strategy.
SMEs can expect more help than previously stated under new “unprecedented” business loan plan, as PM Boris Johnson encourages Brits to tap into their inner “Blitz Spirit” to get through
As design businesses consider an eventual return to the studio, we explore the legal information that employers and employees need to know.
What was welcome news for some has proved to be a poor support package for others — the self-employed with personal service companies feel particularly neglected.
We surveyed readers to find out how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting designers and how businesses have interacted with the help on offer from the government.
A new book from GraphicDesign& is imploring the British public to listen to each other by presenting the arguments of both sides of the EU debate, hoping to “encourage empathy,
The programme seeks to overcome “barriers to progress” and will feature grant funding opportunities and other initiatives to “fully embed design in innovation”.
Dyson’s CoVent design had not yet received approval from the UK’s medical regulatory body as the demand for ventilators decreased.
In a statement to the commons the chancellor has announced the successor to the furlough scheme, as he urged listeners to “learn to live without fear”.
A new exhibition at the Museum of Brands explores when brands have adopted social issues – and opens the ensuing complexity up for debate.
Headline-grabbing rebrands of Uncle Ben’s and Aunt Jemima show change in brand-land, but a real overhaul requires sustained effort from the design world.
Just months ago, the people now hailed as “Key Workers” were labelled “unskilled” – now, Manchester-based designer Oldham wants us to remember their value long after the pandemic ends.
In a rambling blog post the Prime Minister’s chief special adviser has called upon the services of an “unusual set of people”, some of whom have the skill set of
Three months on from our first business impact survey, we once again asked readers how they were weathering the pandemic.
Meltdown Flags by design studio Moby Digg sees countries’ flags redrawn using data according to the disappearance of their glaciers.