Firms' marketing yet to turn mobile-friendly
Freelancers hoping to get clients to 'go mobile' for marketing face a challenge.
May 21, 2013 | Marketing/PR news
How freelancers should speak when spoken to
Introducing yourself to maximise your moment of influence, by communication guru Kay White.
May 20, 2013 | Freelancing News
'Closet freelancers' plan to ditch 9-to-5 jobs
Survey shows the lure of self-employment is too strong for most who try it.
May 17, 2013 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Am I caught by IR35?
Tax expert helps a freelancer, of sorts, fearing the stronger Intermediaries legislation.
May 16, 2013 | IR35 News
BBC's freelancers to sit 'exit interviews'
Freelancers will no longer finish their Beeb contract with a 'lack of feedback'.
May 15, 2013 | Freelancing News
Age cap on start-up loans 'should be lifted'
Over-30s are next in line for a loan to get their business idea off the ground.
May 14, 2013 | Freelancing News
Legal firm defiant over alert about IR35 advice
Lawyer under fire from ex-tax inspectors over a 'misleading' warning sticks to his guns.
May 13, 2013 | IR35 News
H&S exemption for self-employed gets the all-clear
Queen confirms people who work for themselves will be free from health and safety rules.
May 10, 2013 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: What's in the General Anti-Abuse Rule?
'Taxation no longer a game of indulging in an ingenious scheme to lower your liability.'
May 9, 2013 | Freelancing News
Creative industry set to expose its bullies
Freelancers due to back a UK-wide push to stamp out harassment in media workplaces.
May 7, 2013 | Freelancing News
Get your freelance business shipshape for the new tax year
What's in an hour? 60 minutes can put your business on track for the next 12 months.
May 3, 2013 | Freelancing News
Self-employed's debt level rises by £10,000
Credit-reliant freelancers finding business tough urged to seek help and advice.
May 2, 2013 | Freelancing News
Taxpayers 'sleepwalking onto fines escalator'
Penalties of £10 a day start racking up from today for late-filing freelancers.
May 1, 2013 | Money News
Innovators given 90-day promise on patents
Officials want your view of a 'superfast' patent processing service.
Apr 30, 2013 | Freelancing News
Creative clusters 'can’t be started from scratch'
Ministers should take seven steps to turn creative clusters from an idea into a reality.
Apr 29, 2013 | Freelancing News
Tax dispute service gives resolution to most applicants
Bulk of ADR cases result in full or partial resolution – sometimes because HMRC erred.
Apr 26, 2013 | Freelancing News
Creative industry handed 10-point manifesto
Government told the UK’s creative economy is at risk and running out of time.
Apr 25, 2013 | Freelancing News
Why employment status experts are still best for IR35 aid
Freelancers may think the status of IR35 advice from tax advisers has changed, but it hasn’t.
Apr 24, 2013 | IR35 News
HMRC helps freelancers stuck with paperwork
Self-employed get official help on what records to keep and for how long.
Apr 23, 2013 | Freelancing News
When advice to avoid IR35 is no longer sacrosanct
IR35 advice from accountants and insurers isn't safe from HMRC's prying eyes.
Apr 22, 2013 | IR35 News
Freelancers' Questions: How to supply a non-EU client?
Invoicing is the only change an expanding UK-based freelance translator needs to make.
Apr 19, 2013 | Freelancing News
Gov.uk scoops 2013 design award
Design luminaries hail the government’s ‘one stop shop’ as the Paul Smith of websites.
Apr 18, 2013 | Design news
Freelancers' Questions: Is IR35 a risk if the client was my employer?
'Moving from payroll to the preferred supplier list is fraught with difficulty because of IR35.'
Apr 17, 2013 | IR35 News
Firms eek out a slight rise in marketing budgets
Upturn in marketing spend for 2013 augurs well, despite ongoing economic concerns.
Apr 16, 2013 | Marketing/PR news
Freelancers' Questions: How to boost my credibility as a freelance business?
Expert tips for freelancers lacking a professional 'look and feel.'
Apr 15, 2013 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: How to fill in tax return if payment was staggered?
'When you complete work, not when you get paid, is the deciding factor for HMRC.'
Apr 12, 2013 | Freelancing News
More firms turn to marketing and media temps
Freelancers exploiting the 'massive talent shortage' in media & marketing.
Apr 11, 2013 | Freelancing News
Flat-rate state pension 'will benefit the self-employed'
Osborne was right to say the Single Tier Pension will help the self-employed – ClearSky.
Apr 10, 2013 | Money News
Self-employment quitters told to email the taxman
Freelancers who ditch self-employment can now notify HMRC by email.
Apr 9, 2013 | Freelancing News
Film gang sentenced for £2.8m tax scam
Revenue stops crooks from exploiting creative industry’s showpiece tax relief scheme.
Apr 8, 2013 | Freelancing News
Social networks omit photographers’ rights data
Image creators’ details routinely removed on Facebook, Twitter & Flickr.
Apr 5, 2013 | Photography News
HMRC unveils IR35 guidance for 'office-holder' freelancers
Taxman's guidance slammed as disappointing, as the 'IR35 fog' remains.
Apr 4, 2013 | IR35 News
Why late-paid freelancers can now claim more money
Chasing clients over overdue invoices just got more lucrative – Safe Collections.
Apr 3, 2013 | Money News
Taxman triples IR35 investigation activity
193 freelancers suspected of disguised employment rounded up in half a tax year.
Mar 25, 2013 | IR35 News
Politicians failing to woo the smallest traders
At least one-third of micro-businesses don’t feel understood by Whitehall.
Mar 22, 2013 | Freelancing News
Budget 2013 – an overview for freelancers
At-a-glance guide for creative freelancers on the chancellor’s announcements.
Mar 21, 2013 | Freelancing News
Osborne 'must recognise freelancers' vital role'
'Today's Budget should correct years of inaction around freelancers.'
Mar 19, 2013 | Freelancing News
Osborne 'helped boost video gaming jobs'
Upturn in creative roles credited, in part, to measures in the last Budget.
Mar 19, 2013 | Freelancing News
Osborne vows to back business start-ups
Chancellor hints at support for those who want to 'go it alone.'
Mar 18, 2013 | Freelancing News
HMRC set to unveil new IR35 guidance
Just five days before Budget 2013, HMRC says new IR35 guidance is incoming.
Mar 15, 2013 | IR35 News