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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


Freelancing News Brexit 'now the biggest barrier to freelancers'
Impact of ‘Leave’ is as big a problem for freelancers as government policy – survey.
Nov 1, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Uber and unions clash over 'freelancers are staff' ruling
Tribunal risks crashing the ‘gig economy’ by deeming 40,000 app drivers as not self-employed.

Oct 31, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News New freelancers warned against working for free
Veteran freelancers remind veteran creatives that freelance doesn't mean free labour.
Oct 28, 2016 | Freelancing News


Money News Six questions that stop your invoice getting paid
What clients and HR will bug you about if your invoice leaves room for doubt.
Oct 27, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News HMRC sets up employment status unit
New Revenue team deployed to combat 'intermediary risks.'
Oct 26, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Fewer see self-employment as a stop gap
Official stats imply working for yourself is only a growing business if it’s full-time.
Oct 25, 2016 | Freelancing News


Money News Have your final say on late payment tsar
Last chance to give your view on what the Small Business Commissioner should do.
Oct 24, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Can I supply my UK clients from Italy?
A couple of considerations ahead of his and her move to Rome.
Oct 21, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelance group backs PM's employment review
Focus on employers, forget more of the same and resist tarring with the same brush, says FCSA.

Oct 20, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Self-employed earnings 'now lower than in 1995'
Modern work probe welcomed, amid concern for freelancers’ take-home pay.
Oct 19, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Is it less taxing hiring freelancers via online platforms?
Top tips for a design consultancy hoping to outsource responsibility for its outsourcers.
Oct 18, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Five tax traps that catch freelancers – revealed
Status, expenses and Flat Rate VAT trip up self-employed people the most.
Oct 17, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Any pay-out for me for recovering client's website?
Expecting compensation for a solution is a little rich when you caused the problem.
Oct 14, 2016 | Freelancing News


IR35 News IR35 expert backs BBC newsreader ruling
Tribunal's attention to 'what actually happened' impresses top status adviser.
Oct 13, 2016 | IR35 News


Freelancing News 'Economic madness' to omit creativity from curriculum
PM told she can’t keep her promise with no creative subjects in the classroom.
Oct 12, 2016 | Freelancing News


IR35 News BBC presenters probed over IR35
Taxman takes on two newsreaders, to try to cast the die against droves of other PSCs.
Oct 11, 2016 | IR35 News


Money News Freelancers' Questions: How to avoid UK tax on my foreign income?
Remittance or Arising? That is the question troubling a new arrival set to self-assess.
Oct 10, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News What freelancers wish they had known
Be patient; consider two pay rates and do not hide away, say freelancers who’ve made it.
Oct 7, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News May orders employment status probe
PM asks a CEO to review the blurring between bosses, workers and freelancers.
Oct 6, 2016 | Freelancing News


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