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Freelancing News Creatives reveal why they work as freelancers
Specialisation, viability and control are creative freelancers’ main drivers.
Aug 18, 2017 | Freelancing News


IR35 News Consultant admits IR35 legal challenge now unlikely
Campaigner concedes that the courts might not be how IR35 gets changed.
Aug 17, 2017 | IR35 News


Freelancing News Allowable expenses list for freelancers published
Eight areas of costs given the all-clear as being claimable as allowable expenses.
Aug 16, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News HMRC 'wrongly issued fines to self-assessors, repeatedly'
A million individuals reportedly hounded by £100 penalties, over and over again.
Aug 15, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Small traders get their own forum for tax talk
And help on other issues the self-employed need ‘quick and easy’ answers on.
Aug 14, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers handed official IP-Brexit guide
Reassurance (of sorts) issued to those whose designs or creations are protected.
Aug 11, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Costs of freelancing to soar, freelancers warn
Almost all freelancers foresee their input costs increasing, threatening profit margins.
Aug 10, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Why creative freelancers get hired – top five reasons
Clients confess what they see in self-employed creatives.
Aug 9, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Freelancers log-on to get official VAT help
Three new online sessions by the taxman aim to demystify Value Added Tax.
Aug 7, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Probe into EU workers' impact on UK welcomed
Staff body backs a look at how the EU’s self-employed people affect Britain's labour market.
Aug 7, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Micro-enterprise hungry for guidance, officials told
Fail to plan -- plan to fail, worry two tiny traders’ groups, on behalf of their members.
Aug 4, 2017 | Money News


Marketing/PR news Offline marketing techniques for freelancers
Selling your brand -- you -- is much easier with these tried and tested strategies.
Aug 3, 2017 | Marketing/PR news


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: How to handle SEO client's bad practices?
Three acceptable ways forward for a new freelancer whose work 'wasn’t acceptable.'
Aug 2, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Creative industry recruiter pinpoints top trends
Four things that freelance creatives might find 'crucial' in the rest of 2017.
Aug 1, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Dependent contractor status 'would add to the confusion'
Freelance body firms up its concerns about replacing the category of 'worker.'
Jul 31, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Self-employed 'far behind' in retirement saving
And even half of those who aren't, don’t know how big their pension pot is -- survey.
Jul 28, 2017 | Money News


Money News Freelancers, don't miss the summer tax deadline
July's key to getting self-assessing right, but there's three areas you typically get wrong.
Jul 27, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News How many contracts freelance creatives have – revealed
Frequent contracts found to be a trait of gig workers -- and a potential cause of anxiety.
Jul 26, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Freelancers still squeezed despite inflation drop
First fall in a while will do little to stem the tide of freelancers’ continuous cost complaints -- IPSE.
Jul 25, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Concern over Taylor's impact on self-employed persists
Review boss's reassurance fails to ease fears that freelancers could still be hit.
Jul 24, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Creative freelance probe recommends 10 actions
Government told how to recognise and support the 'invisible' workforce.
Jul 21, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Can the recruiter refuse to pay my umbrella?
Legal aid for when your recruiter no longer likes the cut of your umbrella's jib.
Jul 20, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Sheffield crowned 'outstanding invoice capital'
The South Yorkshire city is home to more late-paying clients than anywhere else.
Jul 19, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: What if my higher rate doesn't cover the weeks I informally worked?
Legal aid for a freelancer stuck on his lower rate at a time when an uplift was due.
Jul 18, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News 'Half of workforce to be freelance by 2020'
Firms told to catch up, as one in every two workers may soon be self-employed.
Jul 17, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News MTD's start date for self-employed deferred
'Genuine alarm' compels officials to dilute and delay quarterly tax reporting.
Jul 14, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News 'Dependent contractor' status: quick summary
What the Taylor Review proposes; why and how industry is responding.
Jul 13, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Taylor Review unveils 'freelance-friendly' proposals
Nine-month probe into modern work criticised as 'timid,' praised as 'positive'.
Jul 12, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Government rules out revisiting NI hike
Theresa May's deputy vows not to make freelancers pay more in Class 4 contributions.
Jul 11, 2017 | Freelancing News


IR35 News Bid to battle IR35 smashes funding target
Freelancer hoping to take on the off-payroll rules raises over £11,000 in just three weeks.
Jul 10, 2017 | IR35 News


Money News Don't penalise MTD's first latecomers, HMRC told
'Sole traders should get another go, not a fine, if their foray into digital accounts flops.'
Jul 7, 2017 | Money News


IR35 News Freelancers' Questions: What if an outside IR35 role is found inside IR35?
Who carries the can when HMRC deems a non-caught public post to be caught.
Jul 6, 2017 | IR35 News


Money News Call to give 'gig economy' workers the minimum wage
It's not for all freelancers, but the NMW would be ‘meaningful’ for platform workers -- report.
Jul 5, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Creative department renames, but keeps acronym
Still DCMS, say officials, but now fronted by 'Digital.'
Jul 4, 2017 | Freelancing News


IR35 News IR35 challenge campaign hits £10.5k target, almost
Consultant on the cusp of enough funds to wave through a legal attack on the off-payroll rules.
Jul 3, 2017 | IR35 News


Freelancing News Prioritise giving us sick pay, freelancers say
Self-employed want illness cover more than any other provision from the state.
Jun 30, 2017 | Freelancing News


IR35 News IR35 challenger to draw up complaints list
Where the off-payroll rules should be fought, and why, to be itemised and assessed.
Jun 29, 2017 | IR35 News


Freelancing News 'Freelancer-friendly' tax plan given to Tory-DUP alliance
Mindset more important than any one measure, implies a new blueprint for business soloists.
Jun 28, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Will going direct breach the non-compete clause?
Wording about bypassing is the key to getting around legal bother.
Jun 27, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Creative body to report on 'undervalued' freelancers
Bonafide freelancers and 'gig economy' workers not the same thing, CIF expected to say.
Jun 26, 2017 | Freelancing News


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