Fraudsters posing as HMRC hijack iTunes
One taxpayer who lost £15,000 is among the 'hundreds' of scammed Revenue customers.
May 26, 2016 | Technology News
Creatives favour UK staying in EU
'Stronger together' is what creatives overwhelmingly think ahead of June 23rd.
May 25, 2016 | Freelancing News
Village freelancers close in on top payer Holborn
London's top-paying part is getting a run for its (hourly) money from leafy towns.
May 24, 2016 | Freelancing News
Call to tweak Lifetime ISA for self-employed
Changes to LISA before it's available can make up for NEST not being expanded.
May 23, 2016 | Money News
Would-be self-employed have the fear factor
Dread is keeping people’s dreams from becoming a commercial reality – study.
May 20, 2016 | Freelancing News
Revealed: online pay rates for creative gigs
Average asking price per worker, per hour, can help you benchmark your own skills.
May 19, 2016 | Freelancing News
Ofcom hatches faster Wi-Fi plan
Extra sub-band and airwaves floated to give apps (and users) the fillip they need.
May 18, 2016 | Technology News
Freelancers' Questions: How might Brexit affect me as a freelancer?
What freelancing in an EU country could entail if the UK votes ‘leave’ on June 23rd.
May 17, 2016 | Freelancing News
Call to delay digital tax accounts for freelancers
'Putting back five HMRC consultations is no good if the system isn’t put back too.'
May 16, 2016 | Freelancing News
Five 'no-nos' for your next business meeting
What to avoid when meeting a client – or anyone else – for business.
May 13, 2016 | Technology News
'Resilient' freelancers less upbeat on economy
Hardiness of self-employed to be tested, if freelancers’ fiscal fears come true.
May 12, 2016 | Freelancing News
Small Surrey towns feel the taxman's pinch most
Wealthy city workers wanting to escape help the average tax bill in Elmbridge hit £18k.
May 11, 2016 | Money News
Scarcity of local creatives drives hirers online
Lack of skills locally is compelling firms to go online for freelance creatives.
May 10, 2016 | Freelancing News
Small Business Commissioner gets go-ahead
Payment issues loom the largest for the newly introduced 'tsar.'
May 8, 2016 | Money News
Self-employed 'need a nudge on pensions'
Hiking Class 4 NICs tabled as how to get freelancers building a nest egg.
May 6, 2016 | Freelancing News
Ministers to be pressed on pensions for freelancers
'Only a third doing the right thing for retirement may be setting a savings time bomb.'
May 5, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Can networking help me to go direct?
To go direct-to-client, it’s often who you know (not what you know) that matters.
May 4, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers forego £1,800 in unpaid invoices
Treasury joins one-man bands in being out of pocket due to non-paying clients.
May 3, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers favour UK staying in EU
Gap narrows, but freelancers still set to vote 'remain' in EU referendum.
Apr 29, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Are LinkedIn recommendations worthwhile?
How to tell a powerful testimonial from pointless puffery.
Apr 28, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers put in £109bn to UK economy
Such a 'massive contribution' from just 6% of the workforce – Soubry.
Apr 27, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I rent a house using only freelance income?
IFA sympathises with a soon-to-be-self-employed trying to move up, and out.
Apr 26, 2016 | Money News
Prediction of freelancing boom backed
Another labour market expert foresees surges in self-employment.
Apr 25, 2016 | Freelancing News
Best of the web for freelance creatives
17 fantastic (and free) tools to help freelancers organise, produce and create.
Apr 22, 2016 | Freelancing News
Digital tax accounts fail to win approval
HMRC's overseer refuses to endorse digital accounts, citing 'significant concerns.'
Apr 21, 2016 | Freelancing News
Flat Rate VAT man clashes with freelancers
HMRC accused of overcharging freelancers it calls 'consultants.'
Apr 20, 2016 | Freelancing News
Why the future's bright for self-employed parents
Having a business to run - and mouths to feed - is going to be more palatable from next April.
Apr 19, 2016 | Money News
Creative industry body announces office closures
Creative Skillset to lose its bases in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Apr 18, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Any risk to freelancing 9-to-5?
Status aid for a 'Tilson in the making,' whose client is having their cake and eating it.
Apr 15, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Should I split my income over two tax years?
Being paid just the deposit ahead of the new tax year has one freelancer in a quandary.
Apr 14, 2016 | Freelancing News
HMRC nets £470m extra from smaller traders
Special taskforces being deployed by the taxman to keep hitting 'soft targets.'
Apr 13, 2016 | Money News
State pension gives freelancers £40 extra a week
Some self-employed could be up to £40,000 better off in retirement.
Apr 12, 2016 | Money News
April's tax changes: a freelancer's overview
Summary of this month’s numerous changes that could affect your bottom line.
Apr 11, 2016 | Money News
Further spike in self-employment predicted
Freelancing tipped to surpass its already record level within the next year.
Apr 8, 2016 | Freelancing News
Osborne's IR35 proposal 'open to legal challenge'
Recruiters warn of a legal fight if they have to decide the status of freelance companies.
Apr 7, 2016 | IR35 News
Guide to finances as a freelancer published
Keep on top of your books with our book, says a firm set up by freelancers.
Apr 6, 2016 | Money News
Freelancers’ Questions: How to invoice without my VAT number?
What do when you’re VAT registered but still waiting on the taxman.
Apr 5, 2016 | Money News
Freelancers' Questions: Can I start freelancing on maternity leave?
Tax tips for a mum looking to split her time between her new client and new family.
Apr 4, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancer Awards calls for entries
Put yourself forward for recognition before April 8th.
Apr 1, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers' Questions: Should I fight ex-client's 'no parking' policy?
The legal breakdown for a freelancer told to leave his car off-site.
Mar 29, 2016 | Freelancing News