Pinewood Studios announces possible sale
British film behemoth admits it may go under the hammer to realise its potential.
Feb 12, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers’ Questions: Can I freelance for one firm indefinitely?
Expert helps a creative hoping that Spain, like the UK, doesn’t have a cap on freelancing.
Feb 11, 2016 | Freelancing News
'Drill-sergeant-Dads threaten kids' creativity'
Original thinking found to be at risk in children with pushy parents.
Feb 10, 2016 | Freelancing News
HMRC confirms 'IR35-specific ESI tool'
Taxman's new way to test freelancers for IR35 will be in beta by the spring.
Feb 9, 2016 | IR35 News
Why every freelancer needs an online marketing plan
Top tips on making your foray into e-marketing yourself.
Feb 8, 2016 | Freelancing News
Self-employed 'rack up 36% more debt'
Money worries trouble more than half of freelancers, even if they’re debt-free.
Feb 5, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers handed fixed-pricing guide
E-book's first chapter covers setting a price that works for their business and yours.
Feb 4, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' confidence 'bounces back'
Cost concerns grow, but freelancers are more upbeat about business and the economy.
Feb 3, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers still leaving tax returns to the last minute
More than a third of the self-employed suggest their Sunday wasn’t a day of rest.
Feb 2, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Can my business buy home-office room fittings?
Lights, blinds and curtains have stronger ties to the house than to your business.
Feb 1, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers fear they mistakenly overpay tax
Up to £1,000 per freelancer could be going to HMRC in unnecessary handouts.
Jan 29, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Is it taxing to hire a freelancer for client work?
Tax expert reassures a self-employed worker wanting an extra pair of hands.
Jan 28, 2016 | Freelancing News
More traders taking on copycat rivals
It's not just big businesses that are 'toughening up the defence of their brands.'
Jan 27, 2016 | Freelancing News
Government defends digital tax account plans
Updating us at least quarterly will not be akin to four tax returns a year, claims HMRC.
Jan 26, 2016 | Freelancing News
BT duo deride report on 'dire' internet speeds
Telco's sarcastic staff recorded after not properly hanging up the phone.
Jan 25, 2016 | Technology News
HMRC expenses guide gets a growing audience
Another 98,000 people have cause to read fresh guidance on 'going it alone.'
Jan 22, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I freelance on the back of a Tier 2 Visa?
Options abound for a New Yorker in the UK, but freelancing isn’t one of them.
Jan 21, 2016 | Freelancing News
Fresh inflation data 'a positive for freelancers'
Ongoing low may ease concerns about rising micro-business costs.
Jan 20, 2016 | Money News
Freelancers’ Questions: Will his tax debt hurt our new venture together?
Reassurance for a freelancer who’s setting up with someone who didn't pay HMRC.
Jan 19, 2016 | Freelancing News
Taxman reveals worst excuses for filing late
Blaming family or Fido won’t wash with HMRC.
Jan 18, 2016 | Freelancing News
Government wants input on self-employed NICs
Your chance to help make national insurance easier to administer and understand.
Jan 8, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Will I owe UK tax if I freelance in France?
Short stint across The Channel isn’t long enough to cancel out a UK tax liability.
Jan 7, 2016 | Freelancing News
Petition launched to scrap digital tax accounts
Over 76,000 people object at being forced to report to HMRC ‘at least’ every quarter.
Dec 21, 2015 | Freelancing News
Full stop to finish a text sends insincerity
Certain punctuation marks at the end of an SMS find out how sincere 'u' really are.
Dec 18, 2015 | Technology News
One-man bands leap by 71,000
Big rise in self-employment seized on as something the government should act on.
Dec 17, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: How to terminate my contract without a fuss?
Legal aid for when tricky clauses try to stop you leaving work.
Dec 16, 2015 | Freelancing News
Self-employed stung in evasion crackdown
People who work for themselves help HMRC smash its target on jailing tax crooks.
Dec 15, 2015 | Freelancing News
Man jailed after hiding self-employment
Taxman catches up with a one-man band who undeclared his income.
Dec 14, 2015 | Freelancing News
New alert over freelancers' digital tax accounts
'Real issue is what’s going to be reported and for what purpose, quite apart from how often.'
Dec 11, 2015 | Freelancing News
New think tank to research freelancing
Scholars of self-employment to study the world’s wisdom about ‘going it alone.’
Dec 10, 2015 | Freelancing News
Freelancers invited to London Christmas party
Drink and dance offered to freelancers feeling lonely this Christmas party season.
Dec 8, 2015 | Freelancing News
Most digital freelancers being left out of pocket
Almost six in 10 get paid at least three months late – or are never paid at all.
Dec 7, 2015 | Design news
Fairy lights, the broadband speed killer
Ofcom warns home Wi-Fi users to be on guard against a small and seasonal foe.
Dec 4, 2015 | Technology News
Freelancers' tax helper backs digital accounts
First show of support for HMRC's plan to make self-employed file online at least quarterly.
Dec 3, 2015 | Freelancing News
Businesses wronged by HMRC face 45% tax rate
Treasury's 'special' rate for firms to pay is akin to an 'iron fist in a not so velvet glove.'
Dec 2, 2015 | Money News
Osborne leaves freelancers better off, negligibly
Autumn Statement analysis suggests a windfall of up to £13 for the self-employed.
Dec 1, 2015 | Freelancing News
Treasury set to overhaul employment status
Seventeen definitive steps to be taken, including forgetting the Freelancer Limited Company.
Nov 30, 2015 | Freelancing News
Autumn Statement 2015 hits freelancers, helps creatives
Chancellor delivers a double-blow to the self-employed, yet boosts creative sectors.
Nov 26, 2015 | Freelancing News
Creative industry gets £40m boost
High-growth digital firms are best-placed to connect with a funding fillip.
Nov 25, 2015 | Freelancing News
London losing out in home-working stakes
High property prices may be hurting the capital's status as a home working hub.
Nov 24, 2015 | Freelancing News