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Freelancing News Freelancers nodded to after May's Brexit speech
PM's pledge to protect borders puts freelancers in the skills spotlight.
Jan 19, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Hammond to deliver Budget 2017 on March 8th
'Anti-freelancing' chancellor readies two Budgets, ahead of his new Spring Statement.
Jan 18, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Unregistered freelancers urged to act this week
Final days for the newly self-employed to get what’s required for the 31st.
Jan 17, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Calls mount to shelve Making Tax Digital
Panel of MPs joins chorus calling for a delay, at least to '2019/20, possibly later.'
Jan 16, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News CitySprint courier wasn't a freelancer, tribunal finds
Self-employed status denied due to economic dependency and control.
Jan 13, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Can a contract offer for May be guaranteed now?
How to get a commitment to take you on in the future signed and sealed in the present.
Jan 12, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News UK labour market gets new enforcement boss
Sir David Metcalf appointed to punish the rogues and protect the reputable.
Jan 9, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Top 10 fanciful excuses for late tax returns
When self-assessors try the ridiculous to avoid being penalised.
Jan 5, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelance body responds to 'world of work' probe
Segment self-employed to help see where legislation needs to catch up -- IPSE.

Jan 5, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: How to invoice a client in the USA?
Top tips for a UK freelancer whose American gig might be a minefield.
Jan 4, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Slowest paying cities for freelancers -- revealed
Manchester puts Sheffield to shame in the prompt payment stakes, study finds.
Dec 16, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News Your ideas wanted on simplifying VAT
Former reviewer of IR35, the OTS, turns its attention to Value Added Tax.
Dec 15, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelance group warns on rise in inflation
Rising petrol prices might give sole traders some cause for concern -- IPSE.
Dec 14, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Staffing body backs worker tax arrangements probe
A pledge to explore differing tax treatment where the work is the same is welcomed.
Dec 13, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News 'Give start-ups scheme more time and money'
Call for Start Up Loans Company to run until 2020, and offer 'follow-up' funds.
Dec 12, 2016 | Freelancing News


Money News Flat Rate VAT webinars to take freelancers' questions
Log-on for an early but official steer on what 2017’s changes might mean for you.
Dec 9, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News Creative freelancers asked to inspire in class
Self-employed? Then share your creative career story with the next generation.
Dec 8, 2016 | Freelancing News


Money News Six simple steps for self-assessing freelancers
How to get in front of your first tax return, so HMRC isn’t on your back.
Dec 7, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News Sharing economy researchers quiz FreelanceUK readers
Government-backed agency offers you £50 to share your online work experience.
Dec 5, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News New freelance creatives 'increasingly struggling'
Freelancers ending up back with their employers said to be a growing trend.
Dec 2, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Call to set 'self-employment' in stone
Defining what the self-employed do will help a host of probes into them.
Dec 1, 2016 | Freelancing News


Money News Making Tax Digital: why you should embrace it
Four reasons why digital tax accounts will be good for you and your freelance business.
Nov 30, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers’ Questions: How to get paid if my client's in Australia?
Expert says being Down Under doesn’t put those who owe you money out of reach.
Nov 29, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Creative body calls Autumn Statement unimaginative
Chancellor’s pre-occupation with science and technology doesn’t compute, hints CIF.
Nov 28, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Hammond denies freelancers of recognition
New chancellor fails to make a good impression with the self-employed.
Nov 24, 2016 | Freelancing News


Technology News Hammond handed 8-point plan by games sector
Darling of creative industries asks the chancellor to today solve its biggest challenge.
Nov 23, 2016 | Technology News


Money News Freelancers may join auto-enrolment pension scheme
Tomorrow could see the start of nest eggs, yet extra NI, for all self-employed.
Nov 22, 2016 | Money News


Money News Foot traders' bills for quarterly tax reporting, HMRC told
Freelancers facing ‘MTD’ deserve ‘whatever amount of financial support’ they need.
Nov 21, 2016 | Money News


Money News Six questions to ask your potential accountant
Freelancers have half a dozen considerations when enlisting a numbers expert.
Nov 18, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: How to start UK freelancing having only run a firm abroad?
Top tips to get your freelance foot in the door (when it’s not opening by itself).
Nov 17, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Call for self-employment to be covered in class
Teenagers will stay ill-prepared if business basics aren’t taught, says IPSE.
Nov 15, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News New freelance business model approved
Tax unit recommends making the freelancer-friendly SEPA into a proper proposal.
Nov 14, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Four days of freelancer webinars start next week
Official guidance on offer about expenses, setting up, accounting and paperwork.
Nov 11, 2016 | Freelancing News


Money News Freelancers' Questions: Do I have to use their invoice template?
Law firm cautions against imposing a fee for the extra time a client invoice template takes.
Nov 10, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News Creative industries' tax break guidance updated
Timely refresh implies seven reliefs will make it out of Autumn Statement unscathed.
Nov 9, 2016 | Freelancing News


Money News 'Align digital tax plan waiver with VAT threshold'
Make more traders exempt from quarterly tax e-updates, and delay them, HMRC told.

Nov 8, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News Government to probe self-employed's status and rights
Listed: the eight areas of work that the government wants your input on.
Nov 7, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Working from home: 4 top tips for productivity
Boost; designate, treat and relocate when your workplace is your house.
Nov 4, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Home workers 'can do a day's work in six hours'
Being focussed is the key, if you do like to do your spreadsheets between the sheets.
Nov 3, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Chancellor 'mulls axing Autumn Statement'
Hammond heard looking at disallowing the one-two punch of a Budget then an AS.
Nov 2, 2016 | Freelancing News


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