UK opens review into employment status
Freelancers to be given a say on the dividing line between employed and self-employed.
Jul 31, 2014
Bursaries on offer to under-represented creatives
Training fees cut down for the very people who the creative sectors need to step up.
Jul 30, 2014
HMRC’s Business Record Checks still 'not working'
A supposedly 'targeted' spot check of firms' records finds even more don't need it.
Jul 29, 2014
Self-employment wins backing from two MPs
Employment minister and shadow business minister each endorse freelancing.
Jul 25, 2014
Taxman revives his use of winding-up petitions
Small businesses warned of HMRC 'going to much greater lengths' to recover tax.
Jul 23, 2014
Freelancers' faith in UK economy wanes
Fewer contracts, less revenue and a slower economy are what freelancers foresee.
Jul 22, 2014
Freelancers' Questions: Is an estimate the same as a quote?
Expert helps a freelancer whose new client wants more than an idea of how much they'll pay.
Jul 18, 2014
Freelancers buck the trend of weak pay growth
More than a third of the self-employed say their income is set to rise.
Jul 17, 2014
Business broadband 'not up to speed'
Freelancers in all corners of the UK 'still struggling to connect with clients online.'
Jul 16, 2014
Search begins to find 15 'awesome' freelancers
Bag £5,000 in cash and a year's worth of kit, just for being self-employed and proud.
Jul 4, 2014
Freelancers' Questions: Am I caught by the false self-employment rule?
Legal aid for a freelancer stumped by the onshore intermediaries legislation.
Jul 3, 2014
Rights to flexible working for all employees
Employees with 26 weeks’ service have the right to request work flexibility
Jul 2, 2014
Hundreds of freelancers head to Glastonbury
BBC sends more staff to Glasto this weekend than the World Cup in Brazil.
Jun 27, 2014
Start Up Loans racks up £16m in debts
State scheme found deeply in the red due to micro-firms who took funds but failed.
Jun 13, 2014
Thousands sign EU Freelancers Manifesto
'Ensure your voice is heard loud and clear in the new EU Parliament with just a few clicks.'
Jun 12, 2014
Government responds to PSC Committee report
Summary of what the state makes of the Lords inquiry into freelance companies.
Jun 11, 2014
Self-employed people found in six different ‘tribes’
Freelance creatives are part of the Independents, but which tribe do you belong to?
Jun 6, 2014
Freelancers' body has hopes for Queen's Speech 2014
PCG: Address and support the millions in the country working as self-employed.
Jun 4, 2014
Two freelancers, one conman and a doubling in fees
Convicts, not freelancers, are who the costlier courts should bear down on.
Jun 2, 2014
Most newly self-employed say it's their choice
'We've gone it alone in the recession because we want to, not because we were forced.'
May 30, 2014