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
Freelancers, off to vote? Know before you go
The what, who, where, how and when of today's historic EU referendum.
Jun 23, 2016 | Freelancing News
Creatives 'most in favour' of Britain voting Remain
Designers, writers and artists are among those likeliest to oppose Brexit tomorrow.
Jun 22, 2016 | Freelancing News
Five things new freelancers should do on tax
What freelancing's newcomers need to know to keep compliant.
Jun 20, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers buck EU trend of shrinking workforce
People who are their own boss are defying the EU labour market’s downward trajectory.
Jun 17, 2016 | Freelancing News
Strong demand continues for Web Developer Freelancers
Freelance developer rates are up 10% compared to this time last year.
Jun 16, 2016 | Freelancing News
Cities where freelancers hail from – revealed
Study: Outside of London, Manchester is the UK’s home to online freelancers.
Jun 6, 2016 | Freelancing News
Freelancers wrongly denied home loans
Self-employed paying a hefty price for lenders' staff fluffing their tax sums.
Jun 3, 2016 | Freelancing News
Oddest excuses for not paying invoices - revealed
One-man bands' clients know no bounds when it comes to the creative fob-off.
Jun 2, 2016 | Money News
York crowned the UK's freelancing hotspot
London & the South losing out when it comes to where freelancers' numbers are surging.
Jun 1, 2016 | Freelancing News
HMRC customer service has collapsed - report
Spending watchdog mauls the taxman for saving just £1 for every £4 taxpayers have lost.
May 31, 2016 | Money News
Freelancers' Questions: How to get freelance income out of my 'Ltd'?
Full-timer who freelanced while on leave wants to enjoy the fruits of his labour.
May 27, 2016 | Freelancing News
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