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Freelancing News Hammond wants a 'bold' Autumn Budget 2017
Chancellor tipped to go big on November 22nd, making IR35 reform a firmer prospect.
Oct 17, 2017 | Freelancing News


Design news Design District London's blueprints unveiled
The capital's first purpose-built hub for creatives moves a step closer.
Oct 16, 2017 | Design news


Freelancing News 'Uppal should take on tax too, not just late payers'
A true champion of small businesses would tackle IR35 and the dividend tax, says Qdos.
Oct 13, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Taylor calls to look at self-employed taxation
Well-timed suggestion to rethink tax for independent workers wins IPSE's approval.
Oct 12, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Late payment tsar has his work cut out – poll
Traders unaware of the SBC, and unconvinced by the seriousness of the state's approach.
Oct 11, 2017 | Money News


Money News Freelancers' Questions: How to file accounts for a dormant company?
Top tips for when you don’t want to pay an accountant 'just to enter a zero.'
Oct 10, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News May criticised for recycled Brexit pledges
Creative industry body regrets there being nothing new to reassure the talent-concerned.
Oct 9, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Bosses cheer Hammond for vindicating profit-makers
But a shortage of red meat is making company directors hungry for more, says the IoD.
Oct 6, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Self-employed reveal their weekly hours
Slightly fewer pulling 64-hour weeks, and twice as many doing self-employment 'light.'
Oct 5, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Paul Uppal appointed Small Business Commissioner
Former businessman with 20 years’ experience hired as the UK’s late payment tsar.
Oct 4, 2017 | Money News


Money News Scale up digital tax account trials, HMRC urged
HMRC challenged not just to make tax digital, but 'do-able' too.
Oct 3, 2017 | Money News


Money News Freelancers, do you need to tell HMRC by Thursday?
Only a few days left for self-employment’s newcomers, and others with changed income.
Oct 2, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelance body calls for tax-deductable training
IPSE tells Labour’s leader what his ‘national education service’ speech should have included.
Sep 29, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Lib Dems call for new employment status tests
'Define self-employment, set new legal tests and introduce dependent contractor status.'
Sep 28, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Happy freelancing isn't working in silos – survey
'Connect us to your workplace so we can choose to be there, or not.'
Sep 27, 2017 | Freelancing News


IR35 News Don't extend off-payroll rules, Hammond urged
Chancellor warned off private sector IR35 reform, as it'll leave HMRC short-changed.
Sep 26, 2017 | IR35 News


Freelancing News Hull crowned UK's most enterprising place
The City of Culture wins an award for its start-up business acumen.
Sep 25, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News 'Disincorporation relief shouldn't disappear from April'
Tax bodies say anti-limited company measures make DR more necessary, not less.
Sep 22, 2017 | Money News


Money News Freelancers' adviser warns of 'very active' VAT man
'Moonlighters' and 'ghosts' appear to be behind a six-month spike in VAT enforcement.
Sep 21, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers 'take six fewer holiday days than staff'
But smiles from most self-employed suggest their work-life balance makes up for it.
Sep 20, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Don't fail to notice new tax notices, freelancers told
'New Simple Assessments are indeed simpler, but they don't come with an accuracy guarantee.'
Sep 19, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Hammond sets date for Autumn Budget 2017
Less than 70 days to go to see if private sector IR35 reform is real, proposed or incoming.
Sep 18, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: How best to receive payment from the US?
'Some sort of fee isn't easy to avoid, but it's hard to put a price on the value of clarity.'
Sep 14, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News 'Gig economy' workers alerted to tax deadline
Informal, modern nature of work doesn’t take it out of the traditional tax system, says LITRG.
Sep 14, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Hammond let off over 'Dostoevsky-esque' Finance Bill
Second longest act of its kind isn't actually the chancellor's fault, says the CIOT.
Sep 13, 2017 | Freelancing News


Money News Use nest eggs to boost older business soloists, Hammond told
Chancellor called to let latecomers to self-employment access pension pots to start-up.
Sep 12, 2017 | Money News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Must I alter my LinkedIn profile as the recruiter says?
'Your agent shouldn't be listed as your employer, if you're a freelance company.'
Sep 10, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Lack of security 'is self-employment's downside'
The Autumn Budget would be welcome if it made us more secure, freelancers suggest.
Sep 8, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Unpaid work 'the norm,' freelance creatives admit
A higher profile is about the only reward that two-thirds of creatives recently freelanced for.
Sep 7, 2017 | Freelancing News


IR35 News Why private sector IR35 reform isn't inevitable
Bedding in, not rolling out, is what HMRC's latest IR35 language speaks to.
Sep 6, 2017 | IR35 News


IR35 News Private sector IR35 reform: waiting for the other shoe to drop
Only a matter of time until the off-payroll rules are rolled out to cover all freelance companies.
Sep 5, 2017 | IR35 News


Freelancing News Freelancers' Questions: Is my anti-authors' rights contract retrospective?
Legal aid for when your possibly backdated contract cancels your right to be credited.
Sep 4, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Hammond puts feelers out for Autumn Budget 2017
Chancellor tipped to tour the north, just as taxpayers tell the Treasury what he should do.
Sep 1, 2017 | Freelancing News


Marketing/PR news Marketing & PR openings 'leading in London'
Softness in advertising will be hard for job-seekers in its bedfellow industry to believe.
Aug 31, 2017 | Marketing/PR news


Freelancing News Freelancers show faith in work-life balance
Separating the personal from professional is where freelancers are most assured.
Aug 30, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Taylor Review cost taxpayers £74,000
Taxpayer-funded employment probe paid one employer about £50,000.
Aug 29, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Cash not king for self-employed, study suggests
Sheffield freelancers don’t make typical take-home pay, but they’re the most fulfilled.
Aug 25, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Sole trader triumphs after being denied tax credit
'Get real,' blasts a judge, declaring Dragons' Den-style business plans as unnecessary.
Aug 24, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Universities not much support, say freelance creatives
Three-quarters of creative freelancers say the help stopped once they graduated.
Aug 23, 2017 | Freelancing News


Freelancing News Southampton ranked self-employed's top city
Hampshire's biggest city hosts the best conditions for freelancing -- poll.
Aug 22, 2017 | Freelancing News


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