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Freelancing News Creative industries sign new anti-piracy code
Rights-holders team up with search giants to demote infringing content.
Feb 23, 2017 | Freelancing News


IR35 News What to do if you're declared inside IR35 on April 6th
Five steps that freelancers who want to fight will take if clients rule against them.
Feb 22, 2017 | IR35 News


Money News Apps are absent at two-thirds of taxpaying traders
No tax software inside most small ventures will make MTD a hard slog.
Feb 21, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Self-employed's reality not matching expectation
Less profit; more irregular work and later pay than you expect, freelancers warn.
Feb 20, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Rethink Flat Rate VAT changes, HMRC urged
Freelancers seen in the collateral from a clampdown on a popular VAT scheme.
Feb 17, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Self-employed come under attack, twice
Freelance bodies refute suggestions Budget 2017 should bruise the self-employed.
Feb 16, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Public sector IR35 changes – a freelancer's overview
What April's off-payroll rules mean; when they apply and who's affected.
Feb 15, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News 'Don’t automatically accept automatic tax penalties'
Charity says your excuse for being fined £100 may be reasonable enough to have it overturned.
Feb 14, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Self-employed plumber actually a 'worker,' court rules
Another gig economy giant is told it owes more rights than it gave one of its 'freelancers.'
Feb 12, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Rewrite rulebook to boost freelancers, says RSA
The 'right type' of self-employment can only come after an overhaul – report.
Feb 10, 2017 | Freelancing News


Marketing/PR news Less than a third of small firms shun PR
Most know the value of public relations, but a chunk is in need of direction.
Feb 9, 2017 | Marketing/PR news


Freelancing News Revealed: six business models of the future
Half a dozen new ways for commerce to flow are already changing industries.
Feb 8, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News ‘Ltd’ freelancers get new guidance for public gigs
Four documents you must read if you freelance in the public sector via a limited company.
Feb 7, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Freelancers face £280 bill to make their tax digital
HMRC hints at a let-off, saying your digital account will only cost you hundreds, not thousands.
Feb 6, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelance body backs new offence targeting late payers
IPSE welcomes criminal convictions for those keeping invoice payment times secret.
Feb 3, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Invoice before March,'Ltd' freelancers urged
Public sector one-person firms told how to avoid changes to IR35 biting early.
Feb 2, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News 'Open new childcare scheme to freelancers first'
MPs say self-employed mums must be at the front of the queue for tax-free aid.
Jan 31, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News MPs call to enhance freelancers' maternity money
New report recommends equalising mums' maternity pay, at least for six weeks.
Jan 30, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Taxman reveals most absurd expenses claims
Wholly ludicrous: 10 items HMRC scoffed at before rejecting.
Jan 27, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News UK Industrial Strategy – creative traders' overview
At-a-glance: the blueprint to 'create more highly skilled, highly paid opportunities.'
Jan 26, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Industrial strategy 'omits backing for freelancers'
Small is beautiful, reminds IPSE, noting no explicit backing of the self-employed.


Jan 25, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News The three mistakes of self-assessing freelancers
Chief accountant reveals what the self-employed tend do wrong on tax returns.
Jan 24, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Traders continue to leave VAT man £2.6bn short
Late payers the likely cause of a still ‘stubbornly high’ VAT debt mountain.
Jan 23, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers’ Questions: Can I offset studying costs against revenue?
No salary to sacrifice makes an expat’s idea a non-starter, quite apart from HMRC's view.
Jan 20, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers nodded to after May's Brexit speech
PM's pledge to protect borders puts freelancers in the skills spotlight.
Jan 19, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Hammond to deliver Budget 2017 on March 8th
'Anti-freelancing' chancellor readies two Budgets, ahead of his new Spring Statement.
Jan 18, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Unregistered freelancers urged to act this week
Final days for the newly self-employed to get what’s required for the 31st.
Jan 17, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Calls mount to shelve Making Tax Digital
Panel of MPs joins chorus calling for a delay, at least to '2019/20, possibly later.'
Jan 16, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News CitySprint courier wasn't a freelancer, tribunal finds
Self-employed status denied due to economic dependency and control.
Jan 13, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Can a contract offer for May be guaranteed now?
How to get a commitment to take you on in the future signed and sealed in the present.
Jan 12, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News UK labour market gets new enforcement boss
Sir David Metcalf appointed to punish the rogues and protect the reputable.
Jan 9, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Top 10 fanciful excuses for late tax returns
When self-assessors try the ridiculous to avoid being penalised.
Jan 5, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelance body responds to 'world of work' probe
Segment self-employed to help see where legislation needs to catch up -- IPSE.

Jan 5, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: How to invoice a client in the USA?
Top tips for a UK freelancer whose American gig might be a minefield.
Jan 4, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Slowest paying cities for freelancers -- revealed
Manchester puts Sheffield to shame in the prompt payment stakes, study finds.
Dec 16, 2016 | Money News


Freelancing News Your ideas wanted on simplifying VAT
Former reviewer of IR35, the OTS, turns its attention to Value Added Tax.
Dec 15, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelance group warns on rise in inflation
Rising petrol prices might give sole traders some cause for concern -- IPSE.
Dec 14, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Staffing body backs worker tax arrangements probe
A pledge to explore differing tax treatment where the work is the same is welcomed.
Dec 13, 2016 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News 'Give start-ups scheme more time and money'
Call for Start Up Loans Company to run until 2020, and offer 'follow-up' funds.
Dec 12, 2016 | Freelancing News


Money News Flat Rate VAT webinars to take freelancers' questions
Log-on for an early but official steer on what 2017’s changes might mean for you.
Dec 9, 2016 | Money News


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