Freelancers' Questions: Am I due tax relief or reimbursements?
Expert helps a duped agency freelancer work out what he may (or may not) be owed.
Sep 3, 2015
Gambling-addicted tax advisers jailed for fraud
Two accountants who bet they could secretly fiddle clients' tax returns lose to HMRC.
Sep 2, 2015
Why freelancers should bother with a contract
Five reasons in favour of not proceeding unless you’ve got it in writing.
Sep 1, 2015
Freelancer Limited Company plan revived
Tax giant backs bringing the FLC back to life amid ‘uncertain times’ for freelancing.
Aug 26, 2015
UK films win higher rate of tax relief
Chancellor shows himself to be a fan of British films, with a little help from the EU.
Aug 24, 2015
Freelance group doubts 'bogus self-employment' claims
To state that half a million Brits are trapped freelancers is an oversimplification, says FCSA.
Aug 21, 2015
Freelancers' Questions: How to claim mileage when driving to a client?
Only one set of HMRC rates when on the road as a business, sole trader or not.
Aug 20, 2015
Freelancers' body warns on rising travel fares
'Ongoing rise in road and air fares will majorly concern the self-employed.'
Aug 19, 2015
Freelancers' Questions: Whose payment terms dictate; mine or the client’s?
The last piece of paper in the chain tends to have the final say about payment day.
Aug 18, 2015
'Flexible workforce will only grow with support'
Second successive fall in self-employment doesn't bode well for the 2m jobs target.
Aug 14, 2015
Four reasons to fight for the freelance workforce
It may be hard work, but its freelancers' job to speak up about unintended consequences.
Aug 13, 2015
Third of workforce will soon be 'gigging'
Professionals having portfolios of part-time work is said to be a growing trend.
Aug 11, 2015
Call for 'extra push' against EU VAT rules
Lobbyist launches letter-writing campaign ahead of a major meeting next month.
Aug 10, 2015
Alert over 'advice gap' for self-employed
Support for one-man bands is buckling under their sheer weight, says debt charity.
Aug 7, 2015
Freelancers' Questions: Does a ‘co.uk’ domain have trade mark rights?
Designer reassured that registering a domain isn’t the same as registering a trade mark.
Aug 5, 2015
Sole traders 'relying on mum or mates'
Two thirds of the self-employed depend on friends and family to run their business.
Aug 4, 2015
Media and Marketing lead temporary jobs uptick
Fewer placements bodes well for marketers and media types looking for work.
Aug 3, 2015
Freelancers' Questions: What to make of my contract's indemnity?
Legal aid for a freelancer feeling stung by a clause committing him to make good any loss.
Jul 30, 2015
Self-employed warned of imminent tax deadline
Most sole traders must make the first payment on account by this Friday.
Jul 29, 2015
Freelancers' Questions: Does this IPR clause waive my rights?
Solicitor senses room to negotiate but warns a freelancer against being too demanding.
Jul 28, 2015