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Freelancing News Pinewood Studios announces possible sale
British film behemoth admits it may go under the hammer to realise its potential.
Feb 12, 2016 | Freelancing News


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


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


IR35 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


Freelancing News Why every freelancer needs an online marketing plan
Top tips on making your foray into e-marketing yourself.
Feb 8, 2016 | Freelancing News


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


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


Freelancing News Freelancers' confidence 'bounces back'
Cost concerns grow, but freelancers are more upbeat about business and the economy.
Feb 3, 2016 | Freelancing News


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


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


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


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


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


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


Technology 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


Freelancing 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


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


Money News Fresh inflation data 'a positive for freelancers'
Ongoing low may ease concerns about rising micro-business costs.
Jan 20, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing 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


Freelancing News Taxman reveals worst excuses for filing late
Blaming family or Fido won’t wash with HMRC.
Jan 18, 2016 | Freelancing News


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


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


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


Technology 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


Freelancing 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Design 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


Technology 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


Freelancing 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


Money 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


Freelancing 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


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


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


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


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


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