Creative industry gets £40m boost
High-growth digital firms are best-placed to connect with a funding fillip.
Nov 25, 2015
London losing out in home-working stakes
High property prices may be hurting the capital's status as a home working hub.
Nov 24, 2015
Leaked proposal to hit freelance consultancies 'confirmed'
Two sources flesh out a plan to put some freelance consultancies on the payroll.
Nov 23, 2015
Self-employment up by 30,000
First uptick in freelancers’ numbers for seven months.
Nov 19, 2015
Creative industry bosses berate the government
Whitehall warned against prioritising STEM at the expense of creative subjects.
Nov 17, 2015
Self-employed pray their kids won't freelance
Freelance mums and dads don’t want Junior to 'go it alone.'
Nov 13, 2015
Reported cap on PSC freelancing condemned
Outrage at claims that limited company freelancers will be forced onto the payroll after one month.
Nov 12, 2015
'London less into business than Liverpool'
The north east puts the most stock in what one-man bands do for the country.
Nov 11, 2015
Freelancers' confidence levels drop
A future of higher costs and more rules is making freelancers much less upbeat.
Nov 10, 2015
Freelancers' Questions: Can I sole trade for a UK-based American firm?
Reassurance for a direct-to-US client freelancer, but also red tape and a rate of up to 30%.
Nov 6, 2015
Generation Y eyes freelancing the most
Becoming self-employed plays strongest on the minds of millennials.
Nov 4, 2015
How Osborne can help the UK's one-man bands
Making business simpler and less taxing should top the chancellor's agenda on Nov 25.
Nov 3, 2015
Former freelancer billed his mum £400 expenses per visit
Widower's 'callous' son pocketed £120,000 by charging her his client day rate.
Nov 2, 2015
UK freelancers want to stay in EU
Most freelance workers think Britain is stronger in (not out of) Europe.
Oct 30, 2015
Freelancers' Questions: Is an 'alternative' brolly worth it or worrying?
A University of Life graduate and ex-taxman advises a wary freelancer.
Oct 29, 2015
Freelancers' H&S exemption passes without a hitch
Self-employed creatives have been free from Health and Safety rules for almost a month.
Oct 27, 2015
Freelancers' Questions: Do new freelancers get a tax amnesty?
No truth in the claim that the initial years are a respite from the Revenue.
Oct 26, 2015
Unpaid freelancers 'borrowing to pay for food'
One in four self-employed left out-of-pocket can’t afford their weekly shop.
Oct 23, 2015
HMRC scraps Business Records Checks
Revenue retires its paperwork probes, but those booked in will still have an inspector call.
Oct 22, 2015
Freelancers show how they've already got it tough enough
Tax relief ban looks even more unfair against freelancers’ long list of lingering worries.
Oct 21, 2015