'Funtrepreneurs' putting £165bn into economy
Passion = £23,000 profit for one in ten of us, and that's only the initial year of trading.
Aug 26, 2016 | Freelancing News
Editorial workers 'the most satisfied creatives'
Pay and progression can get creatives down, but it'll be news to content workers.
Aug 25, 2016 | Freelancing News
Lack of details may delay LISA launch
An information shortage seems to make April 6th a tall order for the start of LISAs.
Aug 24, 2016 | Money News
Digital tax plan lost on almost half of tiny traders
And even those who know about it say HMRC isn’t providing enough information.
Aug 23, 2016 | Freelancing News
Welsh divorcee dads who freelance crave escape
Young Londoners are the least likely creative freelancers to have the holiday blues.
Aug 22, 2016 | Freelancing News
Alert over freelancers' costs increasing
Prices hike for one-person businesses amid 'uncertainty and change.'
Aug 18, 2016 | Money News
Footloose freelancers holiday more, for longer
Self-employed making the most of choosing their own hours and place of work.
Aug 17, 2016 | Freelancing News
'£10k freelancers' let off quarterly tax reporting
HMRC offers exemptions and a deferral to ease concern about digital accounts.
Aug 16, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers 'to win quarterly tax reporting waiver'
Revenue retreats on its plan to mandate digital accounts for all self-employed.
Aug 15, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' body hands PM six-point Brexit plan
Reject unnecessary red tape and reform complex tax rules to make ‘Leave’ a success – IPSE.
Aug 12, 2016 | Freelancing News
Corbyn criticises freelance contractors
Labour leader picks on a freelance consultant to make a political point about the NHS.
Aug 11, 2016 | Freelancing News
Small traders promised better banking
Freelancers' concerns seem to have been listened to (and acted on) by a banking probe.
Aug 10, 2016 | Money News
Freelancers to get official advice from HMRC
Taxman to take queries on registering, sole trading, expenses and record-keeping.
Aug 8, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I keep my details off business listings websites?
Privacy for a freelance company will come at a price, and even then it'll be only partial.
Aug 8, 2016 | Freelancing News
Government approves IR35 changes from April
Treasury lets on that Budget 2016's rewrite of IR35 in the public sector is going ahead.
Aug 5, 2016 | IR35 News
Five-fold growth in freelancer meet-ups
Freelancers and freelancing are the creative industry's biggest reason to meet.
Aug 4, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I freelance at night and still have a day job?
Tax expert on what to do when you have a 9-to-5, but want to freelance on the side.
Jul 29, 2016 | Freelancing News
Put gig workers on a par with freelancers – report
'Without action, droves of the UK workforce risk being in tax and legal limbo.'
Jul 28, 2016 | Freelancing News
Plan to stem online VAT loss 'needs a rethink'
Smaller online businesses could be unfairly caught in the taxman’s evasion net.
Jul 27, 2016 | Money News
Freelancers' Questions: Should I stop work until my invoices are paid?
Debt expert has two instant ideas for a freelancer whose client never pays instantly.
Jul 26, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: When's the best time to quit for freelancing?
Freelancing expert helps a time-poor employee get his ducks in a row so he can 'go it alone.'
Jul 25, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers told how to lessen tax payments
Those with falling profits should find this month’s upfront payment more palatable.
Jul 22, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Should I accept a non-compete clause?
Time and territory top the agenda if your client wants to restrict you from rivals.
Jul 20, 2016 | Freelancing News
Uber to insist drivers are self-employed 'partners'
Control may be the driving force in the ride-hailing app’s first UK courtroom.
Jul 19, 2016 | Freelancing News
Self-employed verging on 15% of UK workforce
Less wiggle room for policymakers, as freelancer numbers surpass the 4.5million mark.
Jul 18, 2016 | Freelancing News
Theresa May urged to back freelancers as PM
New Tory leader told to create a bold plan that supports the self-employed.
Jul 15, 2016 | Freelancing News
Private sector quizzed on public sector IR35 plan
Testing the water? Taxman asks companies about his IR35 proposals for organisations.
Jul 14, 2016 | IR35 News
Creative industry Brexit plan features freelancers
Five-year growth strategy gives a few key roles to freelance creatives.
Jul 13, 2016 | Freelancing News
Guidance on when to VAT-register updated
The official account on whether you should register for VAT is refreshed.
Jul 12, 2016 | Money News
Men more likely to go bankrupt over a business
Former sole traders entering bankruptcy aren't typically female.
Jul 11, 2016 | Freelancing News
Government reassures creatives in wake of Brexit
Impact on the creative industry of the 'Leave' vote is being probed.
Jul 8, 2016 | Freelancing News
The tax refunds freelancers won’t like
Checking why the Revenue’s repaying you is worth doing before you start to celebrate.
Jul 7, 2016 | Money News
Freelancers' Questions: Why do clients prefer me sole trading?
Expert lists the 'pros' of being self-employed, but cites more 'cons' than being a limited company.
Jul 6, 2016 | Freelancing News
EU VAT group reassures e-freelancers on Brexit vote
Digital suppliers told to refrain from guesswork about MOSS, as officials 'simply don’t know.'
Jul 5, 2016 | Money News
Freelancers' accountant waiting on Autumn Statement 2016
All eyes on any new chancellor to see if Brexit vote really is 'another hit on the self-employed.'
Jul 4, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Who owes EU VAT; me or the e-marketplace?
Background tips for a creative needing a lawyer to get to the front of his situation.
Jul 1, 2016 | Freelancing News
Demand for London creatives 'exceptionally high'
The capital is now home to more than a third of the UK's creative job postings.
Jun 30, 2016 | Freelancing News
Creatives forge ahead with unity despite Brexit
All sides (government included) told to team up to protect the creative economy.
Jun 29, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: How to freelance from the UK for an Italian firm?
Set up tips for a soon-to-be sole trader eyeing Britain as his new freelancing base.
Jun 28, 2016 | Freelancing News
UK quits EU in historical 'Leave' vote
Voters back Brexit, the PM hands in his notice and a new future awaits freelancers.
Jun 27, 2016 | Freelancing News