||<p>The Government is committed to supporting self-employed professionals and consultants.
From April 2019, the UK will have increased its Personal Allowance by over 90% in
less than a decade. The self-employed have also been given access to the full rate
of the new State Pension, worth over £2,000 a year more to a self-employed individual
than under the previous system.</p><p> </p><p>Budget 2018 announced that the Government
is extending the New Enterprise Allowance, to help people start a business; introducing
a £10m pilot to support self-employed training; and equalising the treatment of all
self-employed people with respect to the Universal Credit Minimum Income Floor.</p>