Lay down late payment law, commissioner told
Existing remedies for the unpaid hailed as better than new cures.
Oct 6, 2015 | Money News
Freelancers' Questions: How to treat profit from VAT Flat Rate Scheme?
Expert helps a freelancer fazed by the gains from going flat for VAT purposes.
Oct 5, 2015 | Money News
'Set government straight on self-employment'
Help change government policy on one-man bands for the better, in 20 minutes or less.
Oct 2, 2015 | Freelancing News
Taxman told his enquiries need a 'cut-off' point
Lawyers want the Revenue's time to investigate you restricted.
Oct 1, 2015 | Freelancing News
Corbyn pledges to support self-employed
Freelancers receive some warm words – and pledges – from Labour’s new leader.
Sep 30, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelance body beckons small business commissioner
Findings suggest that an anti-late payment ‘tsar’ is not before time.
Sep 29, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I take holiday or sick leave?
Legal aid for a freelancer whose contract falls silent about any time off.
Sep 28, 2015 | Freelancing News
HMRC 'nudge' letters denounced as unfair
Revenue resorts to manipulating the subconscious of those who won't pay.
Sep 25, 2015 | Money News
Self-employment review starts with a survey
Business officials want freelancers to speak up about their issues.
Sep 24, 2015 | Freelancing News
Parliamentary body gives freelancers a voice
Twelve months of focusing on the self-employed begins in Westminster.
Sep 23, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I cut out the recruiter and go direct?
What's reasonable sits at the heart of covenants that one creative must consider.
Sep 22, 2015 | Freelancing News
Osborne announces Autumn Statement date
Chancellor picks Nov 25 for his first Tory Spending Review and Autumn Statement.
Sep 21, 2015 | Freelancing News
Tax debtors face home visit and auction fees
Owing over £1,500 raises the prospect of an inspector calling (and auctioning your goods).
Sep 18, 2015 | Money News
What Labour's aspiring leaders will do for creatives
The four candidates vying to lead Labour reveal their blueprints for creative Britain.
Sep 8, 2015 | Freelancing News
Owners spending less on their business
Not investing as long, or as much, is the modus operandi of many a tiny trader.
Sep 7, 2015 | Money News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I insure against lost project time?
Legal aid for a freelancer feeling stung by shoddy time-keeping.
Sep 4, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Am I due tax relief or reimbursements?
Expert helps a duped agency freelancer work out what he may (or may not) be owed.
Sep 3, 2015 | Freelancing News
Gambling-addicted tax advisers jailed for fraud
Two accountants who bet they could secretly fiddle clients' tax returns lose to HMRC.
Sep 2, 2015 | Freelancing News
Why freelancers should bother with a contract
Five reasons in favour of not proceeding unless you’ve got it in writing.
Sep 1, 2015 | Freelancing News
Tax receipts hit record high
Latest count of cash flowing into the exchequer shows the highest numbers ever.
Aug 28, 2015 | Money News
Gaming firms reminded on consumer protection
ASA ruling is a reminder for app-based games to play by the rules.
Aug 27, 2015 | Marketing/PR news
Freelancer Limited Company plan revived
Tax giant backs bringing the FLC back to life amid ‘uncertain times’ for freelancing.
Aug 26, 2015 | Freelancing News
UK films win higher rate of tax relief
Chancellor shows himself to be a fan of British films, with a little help from the EU.
Aug 24, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelance group doubts 'bogus self-employment' claims
To state that half a million Brits are trapped freelancers is an oversimplification, says FCSA.
Aug 21, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: How to claim mileage when driving to a client?
Only one set of HMRC rates when on the road as a business, sole trader or not.
Aug 20, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' body warns on rising travel fares
'Ongoing rise in road and air fares will majorly concern the self-employed.'
Aug 19, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Whose payment terms dictate; mine or the client’s?
The last piece of paper in the chain tends to have the final say about payment day.
Aug 18, 2015 | Freelancing News
Tax enquiry length increases to three months
Stress, cost and duration all going in the wrong direction for investigated taxpayers.
Aug 17, 2015 | Money News
'Flexible workforce will only grow with support'
Second successive fall in self-employment doesn't bode well for the 2m jobs target.
Aug 14, 2015 | Freelancing News
Four reasons to fight for the freelance workforce
It may be hard work, but its freelancers' job to speak up about unintended consequences.
Aug 13, 2015 | Freelancing News
Late payment tsar looks unconvincing to freelancers
A potentially toothless tsar who's quick and cheap won't fill the unpaid with confidence.
Aug 12, 2015 | Money News
Third of workforce will soon be 'gigging'
Professionals having portfolios of part-time work is said to be a growing trend.
Aug 11, 2015 | Freelancing News
Call for 'extra push' against EU VAT rules
Lobbyist launches letter-writing campaign ahead of a major meeting next month.
Aug 10, 2015 | Freelancing News
Alert over 'advice gap' for self-employed
Support for one-man bands is buckling under their sheer weight, says debt charity.
Aug 7, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Does a ‘co.uk’ domain have trade mark rights?
Designer reassured that registering a domain isn’t the same as registering a trade mark.
Aug 5, 2015 | Freelancing News
Sole traders 'relying on mum or mates'
Two thirds of the self-employed depend on friends and family to run their business.
Aug 4, 2015 | Freelancing News
Media and Marketing lead temporary jobs uptick
Fewer placements bodes well for marketers and media types looking for work.
Aug 3, 2015 | Freelancing News
Small Business Commissioner to aid unpaid freelancers
The much-criticised small business conciliation service is launched under a new name.
Jul 31, 2015 | Money News
Freelancers' Questions: What to make of my contract's indemnity?
Legal aid for a freelancer feeling stung by a clause committing him to make good any loss.
Jul 30, 2015 | Freelancing News
Self-employed warned of imminent tax deadline
Most sole traders must make the first payment on account by this Friday.
Jul 29, 2015 | Freelancing News