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Freelancing News Veteran freelancers offered CV masterclass
Webinar to teach the self-employed how to make their Curriculum Vitae work for them.
May 26, 2015 | Freelancing News


IR35 News Doubts cast over IR35 confirmation letters
HMRC rejects accusations that it shifted the goalposts on confirmatory letters letters and IR35.
May 22, 2015 | IR35 News


Freelancing News ‘Self-employment doesn’t cause wealth; it follows it’
Study says efforts to boost one-man bands where they were scarce have failed.
May 21, 2015 | Freelancing News


Money News Tax experts optimistic about penalty review
Wide-ranging look at penalties considers what to do if 'life just gets in the way.'
May 20, 2015 | Money News


Freelancing News Rail strike action 'underlines need for better broadband'
IPSE says one-man bands would be less adrift on Monday if at least digital networks worked.
May 19, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Osborne plans summer Budget 2015 for July 8th
‘Working people’ to be at the heart of chancellor’s first ever Conservative Budget.
May 18, 2015 | Freelancing News


Money News Freelancers’ Questions: Will being self-employed affect my mortgage?
Becoming self-employed isn’t necessarily your lender’s business, reassures an IFA.
May 15, 2015 | Money News


Freelancing News Firms told how to handle client complaints
Four steps can stop accused businesses from both fuming and failing their customers.
May 14, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News New Tory government urged to be freelance-friendly
PM and his new ministers told to simplify taxes, cut red tape and help unpaid freelancers.
May 13, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Small business-friendly measures become law
Wide-ranging act put in place to help the UK become best place to start a business.
May 12, 2015 | Freelancing News


Marketing/PR news Marketers’ commute comes in at 22% of their pay
No return on the £4,300 in unpaid time it takes a PR professional to get to work.
May 11, 2015 | Marketing/PR news


Freelancing News Cameron on cusp of second term as prime minister
Tories set for a convincing victory, as the death knell sounds for Clegg and Miliband.
May 8, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Six pledges the parties haven’t thought through
The tax plans that must have proved too taxing for officials to work out properly.
May 7, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Creatives put at heart of Lib Dem's economic plan
Nick Clegg’s party woos the creative industries with a raft of pledges not in its manifesto.
May 6, 2015 | Freelancing News


Money News Droves of digital firms waiting on EU VAT rule exemption
'Tens of thousands' of digital suppliers hope an exemption from VAT rules emerges this month.
May 5, 2015 | Money News


Freelancing News Experts spell out what your CV font says about you
'Times New Roman is for the lazy; Helvetica is for the honest and Comic Sans is for clowns.'
May 1, 2015 | Freelancing News


Money News HMRC penalties for deliberate errors treble
Almost 10,000 more self-assessors told to pay for purposefully under-declaring.
Apr 30, 2015 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Can I freelance in the UK as a foreign citizen?
Expert helps a wannabe self-employed Spaniard stumped by costs, tax and accounting.
Apr 29, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Cameron vows to help self-employed
PM says one-man bands need maternity pay, pensions and mortgages reviewed.
Apr 28, 2015 | Freelancing News


Money News Why freelancers will always need the courts
Services that conciliate and mediate are best with the courts, not as alternatives.
Apr 27, 2015 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: How to keep my UK clients but live in Italy?
Top tips for a freelancer who may emigrate but who wants to take his clients with him.
Apr 24, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News What the political parties plan for freelancers
The 'freelance-friendly' pledges of Cameron, Clegg, Farage, Bennett and Sturgeon.
Apr 22, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers’ Questions: What if I’m supplying a US firm from the UK?
Expert confirms a freelancer's hunch that he needn't deal with the IRS.
Apr 21, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Miliband refuses to speak to freelancers
Labour leader lets his party's slight on the self-employed continue.
Apr 20, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Lib Dem manifesto: what’s in it for freelance creatives
What Nick Clegg and his party are pledging to win your vote.
Apr 17, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Tory manifesto: what’s in it for freelance creatives
What David Cameron and his party are promising to win your vote.
Apr 16, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Optimistic freelancers put more faith in the economy
Confidence index suggests freelancers' pay and prospects are firmly on the up.
Apr 15, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Labour manifesto – key points for freelance creatives
What Ed Miliband and his party are promising in return for your vote.
Apr 14, 2015 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Labour to hit ‘disguised self-employment’
Fake freelancers targeted as part of the party’s pledge to claw back £7.5bn in tax.

Apr 13, 2015 | Freelancing News


Money News Freelancers invited to financial masterclasses
Two seminars will tell the self-employed how to secure and shore up the bottom line.
Apr 10, 2015 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Budget tax break may be lost
Self-employed warned that the end of Class 2 NICs may have a sting in its tail.
Apr 9, 2015 | Freelancing News


IR35 News When a few IR35 updates come along at once
Two new frameworks + four official moves = IR35 (and the Forum) going nowhere.
Apr 7, 2015 | IR35 News


Freelancing News Freelancers’ Questions: How to get paid the other half of my fee?
Top tips for a freelancer facing a client who's taken his work and won't respond.
Apr 2, 2015 | Freelancing News


Marketing/PR news Marketers warned of new .sucks domain
Brands urged to buy their unflattering TLDs before somebody else does.
Apr 1, 2015 | Marketing/PR news


IR35 News Freelancers to fight their IR35 cases at tribunal
Taxman has issued IR35 status decisions that he'll soon spell out to everybody.
Mar 31, 2015 | IR35 News


Money News Digital plan for tax returns runs into tech issues
Chancellor's simplification measure seems like anything but from a technology standpoint.
Mar 25, 2015 | Money News


Money News Cameron backed in push for EU VAT exemption
IPSE hopes David Cameron gets his way, for the health of e-services suppliers.
Mar 24, 2015 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers’ take-home pay set to rise
Budget 2015 analysis shows almost all self-employed will keep more of what they make.
Mar 23, 2015 | Freelancing News


Money News Freelancers' Questions: Did Budget 2015 affect freelancers' finances?
Personal finance expert lists Osborne’s main offerings to freelance earners.
Mar 19, 2015 | Money News


Freelancing News Osborne's 2015 Budget backs the self-employed
Chancellor says freelancers are precisely who he’s set out to support.
Mar 19, 2015 | Freelancing News


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