A 'Yes' to freelancers must follow the Scots' 'No' vote, says IPSE
Edinburgh and Westminster called to adopt six measures to help the self-employed.
Sep 23, 2014
Freelancers' Questions: What if the role I netted is on offer internally?
Walking away is sad but sound advice when your offered contract is put to permies.
Sep 22, 2014
Freelancing is a policy priority, Labour told
Party urged to put people who work for themselves at the heart of its policy agenda.
Sep 19, 2014
Call to appoint minister for self-employment
Too many of us are now freelance not to have our own minister, says IPSE.
Sep 18, 2014
Minister cuts red tape for home businesses
The state' Home Business Initiative is 'much-needed recognition' of 2.9m traders.
Sep 16, 2014
Thirty traders reveal all about Business Record Checks
Small but mature services businesses put their barriers up when a HMRC inspector calls.
Sep 15, 2014
How freelancers can stay on the right side of the taxman
Five top tips to help you and your freelance business avoid HMRC’s wrath.
Sep 12, 2014
eBay trader jailed for hiding self-employed income
Taxman catches up with a money launderer and his £1.4million in turnover.
Sep 10, 2014
Freelancers' expenses: what can and cannot be claimed
New infographic lets the self-employed see whether their business expenses are legit.
Sep 9, 2014
Taxman no longer limited to six-year look back
Legal experts warn that HMRC can now go back as far it wants for tax details.
Sep 8, 2014
Visual creatives can claim their share of £4m in royalties
Final month to claim for work that was published last year in the UK.
Sep 5, 2014
Start-up policies catch out at least half of MPs
Poll finds politicians' strong views about start-ups often backed up by unawareness.
Sep 4, 2014
Freelancing body changes its name to 'IPSE'
PCG is now the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed.
Sep 2, 2014
Freelancers' Questions: Do sole traders get Maternity Allowance?
Tax expert helps a soon-to-be freelancing mum, wondering what she’s due.
Aug 28, 2014
Government enterprise boss backs 15 for 15
Female business ambassador welcomes a showcasing of the self-employed.
Aug 26, 2014
Self-employment growth not driven by 'odd-jobbers'
ONS credits marketers, managers and directors with the freelancing boom.
Aug 22, 2014
Banks join critics of HMRC plan to grab unpaid tax
Chancellor George Osborne warned that a raid on tax debtors' bank accounts may be unlawful.
Aug 21, 2014
Freelancers’ Questions: Will the client qualify for video game tax credit?
Expert tells a freelancer the hoops video games firms must jump through to get tax relief.
Aug 19, 2014
Nine in ten complaints against HMRC upheld
Taxman compensates thousands of people for lax treatment he tried to brush off.
Aug 18, 2014
UK hailed as 'self-employment capital' of Western Europe
Sole traders, shop-keepers and job-seekers help Britain overtake its nearest rivals.
Aug 15, 2014