'Freelancers still won't be free from late payers'
IPSE welcomes the Prompt Payment Advisory Board, but says it still isn't enough.
Oct 30, 2014 | Freelancing News
Study claims to have bust web developer myths
Digital workers emerge as less closed off and casual than many people believe.
Oct 29, 2014 | Design news
Taxman agrees to cancel his Business Entity Tests
'The odds were stacked against the BETs from the off, so their withdrawal is not before time.'
Oct 28, 2014 | IR35 News
Freelancers invited to creativity masterclass
Seminar offers to enhance your company or career by bestowing the essentials of creativity.
Oct 27, 2014 | Freelancing News
Self-employed ‘pocketing £4,000 per household’
Rich pickings for the 15 freelance people who supply or service your property.
Oct 24, 2014 | Freelancing News
Taxpayers bombarded with fake refund emails
Be on your guard against messages claiming to be from us, warns HMRC.
Oct 23, 2014 | Money News
'Five times as much lost to fraud as to avoidance'
Ministers, accountants and campaigners each read new 'tax gap' data differently.
Oct 22, 2014 | Freelancing News
MP tries to shift the late payment onus off freelancers
Labour's Tony Perkins wants late payers to confess and pay interest, or be fined.
Oct 21, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers must wait a little longer for the IR35 Review
The future of IR35 is unlikely to be signed off next month, as HMRC had hoped.
Oct 20, 2014 | IR35 News
More self-assessors at risk of HMRC penalties
Three types of sanctions have a growing number of people in their sights.
Oct 17, 2014 | Freelancing News
A creative freelancer's guide to free SEO
Six top tips to help get your freelance website to the top of Google search rankings.
Oct 16, 2014 | Freelancing News
HMRC manages expectations ahead of IR35 Review
IR35 Forum told that what gets recommended doesn't necessarily get implemented.
Oct 15, 2014 | IR35 News
Most freelancers optimistic about their prospects
Their sectors are still seen as struggling but freelancers, in the main, fancy their own chances.
Oct 14, 2014 | Freelancing News
Bulgaria snaps up UK freelancers’ services
The stock of freelancers e-supplying Eastern Europe has surged almost six-fold in the last 12 months.
Oct 13, 2014 | Freelancing News
Government to be petitioned on freelancing
People who work alone, for themselves, deserve six shows of support, says IPSE.
Oct 10, 2014 | Freelancing News
Creative skills dominate the top 5 freelance exports
The online freelance services being snapped up by the East are almost all creatively-led.
Oct 9, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: How to shake off a contract I signed?
Legal defence tips for an almost freelancer under attack from an agency.
Oct 8, 2014 | Freelancing News
Photographers finalise their best garden shots
Camera-owners of all skill levels urged not to let the autumn pass by uncaptured.
Oct 7, 2014 | Photography News
Outsourcing nations turn hot for UK freelancers
India, China and Japan snap up online Brits for short-term, specialist projects.
Oct 6, 2014 | Freelancing News
Why disproving 'false self-employment' is still an enigma
HMRC's new guidance: a missed opportunity or intentionally missing the mark.
Oct 3, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: How to offer a prompt payment discount?
Adding a single line to your invoice could incentivise -- or cut into your profitability.
Oct 2, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers called to identify their big issues
‘What's vital or vexing to you?’ asks a freelancers’ lobbyist, drawing up a new agenda.
Oct 1, 2014 | Freelancing News
IR35 Forum-backed group wants BETs to die
Advisers say the IR35 Scenarios and Business Entity Tests should be no more.
Sep 30, 2014 | IR35 News
Creatives to get 'Next Gen' Skills Academy
VFX artists, games designers and animators promised a boost worth at least £6m.
Sep 29, 2014 | Freelancing News
Ed Miliband calls out to the self-employed
Labour leader says his party needs to talk about freelance workers a lot more.
Sep 26, 2014 | Freelancing News
HMRC releases Q&A film for e-services suppliers
Less than a month to go until digital freelancers supplying the EU can use MOSS.
Sep 25, 2014 | Freelancing News
'Go French to cut VAT paperwork for traders'
HMRC told to import une bonne idée, so traders won’t drown in credit notes from April 2015.
Sep 24, 2014 | Money News
A 'Yes' to freelancers must follow the Scots' 'No' vote, says IPSE
Edinburgh and Westminster called to adopt six measures to help the self-employed.
Sep 23, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: What if the role I netted is on offer internally?
Walking away is sad but sound advice when your offered contract is put to permies.
Sep 22, 2014 | Freelancing News
Freelancing is a policy priority, Labour told
Party urged to put people who work for themselves at the heart of its policy agenda.
Sep 19, 2014 | Freelancing News
Call to appoint minister for self-employment
Too many of us are now freelance not to have our own minister, says IPSE.
Sep 18, 2014 | Freelancing News
Minister cuts red tape for home businesses
The state' Home Business Initiative is 'much-needed recognition' of 2.9m traders.
Sep 16, 2014 | Freelancing News
Thirty traders reveal all about Business Record Checks
Small but mature services businesses put their barriers up when a HMRC inspector calls.
Sep 15, 2014 | Freelancing News
How freelancers can stay on the right side of the taxman
Five top tips to help you and your freelance business avoid HMRC’s wrath.
Sep 12, 2014 | Freelancing News
eBay trader jailed for hiding self-employed income
Taxman catches up with a money launderer and his £1.4million in turnover.
Sep 10, 2014 | Freelancing News
Ofcom to test broadband providers' treatment of small traders
Communications watchdog prowls the SME market, mulling whether to regulate.
Sep 10, 2014 | Technology News
Freelancers' expenses: what can and cannot be claimed
New infographic lets the self-employed see whether their business expenses are legit.
Sep 9, 2014 | Freelancing News
Taxman no longer limited to six-year look back
Legal experts warn that HMRC can now go back as far it wants for tax details.
Sep 8, 2014 | Freelancing News
Visual creatives can claim their share of £4m in royalties
Final month to claim for work that was published last year in the UK.
Sep 5, 2014 | Freelancing News
Start-up policies catch out at least half of MPs
Poll finds politicians' strong views about start-ups often backed up by unawareness.
Sep 4, 2014 | Freelancing News