Locals not celebs inspire us, say female traders
The rich and famous fail to dazzle women grafting in their own micro-business.
Sep 23, 2016
More people freelanced before Brexit vote
Referendum uncertainty failed to stop the ranks of the self-employed from rising.
Sep 22, 2016
MP echoes doubts over quarterly tax system
Fears the Revenue is rushing its plan for digital accounts are put to the chancellor.
Sep 21, 2016
When's good to ring the Revenue – revealed
How to cut your waiting time when phoning HMRC from 35 to under five minutes.
Sep 16, 2016
Extend R&D tax relief to sole traders, Hammond told
'One-man bands should be given the same breaks as corporates.'
Sep 15, 2016
Creatives from overseas vital, government told
Brexit vote makes pipeline of international creative talent 'more important.'
Sep 13, 2016
Date set for Autumn Statement 2016
IR35, and other policies you can feedback on, set for Hammond’s first ever AS.
Sep 12, 2016
Freelancers' Questions: What about freelancing for a new client's rival?
Legal aid for a loyalty-conscious creative, eyeing a second income source.
Sep 8, 2016
Go with your gut; plan or mentor, traders told
Three fail-safe tips to help you endure the 'tough reality' of going it alone.
Sep 6, 2016
London millennials primed to join the freelance ranks
Career for Life? Not us, say 18-to-34-year-olds.
Sep 2, 2016
'Funtrepreneurs' putting £165bn into economy
Passion = £23,000 profit for one in ten of us, and that's only the initial year of trading.
Aug 26, 2016
Editorial workers 'the most satisfied creatives'
Pay and progression can get creatives down, but it'll be news to content workers.
Aug 25, 2016
Digital tax plan lost on almost half of tiny traders
And even those who know about it say HMRC isn’t providing enough information.
Aug 23, 2016
Welsh divorcee dads who freelance crave escape
Young Londoners are the least likely creative freelancers to have the holiday blues.
Aug 22, 2016
Footloose freelancers holiday more, for longer
Self-employed making the most of choosing their own hours and place of work.
Aug 17, 2016
'£10k freelancers' let off quarterly tax reporting
HMRC offers exemptions and a deferral to ease concern about digital accounts.
Aug 16, 2016
Freelancers 'to win quarterly tax reporting waiver'
Revenue retreats on its plan to mandate digital accounts for all self-employed.
Aug 15, 2016
Freelancers' body hands PM six-point Brexit plan
Reject unnecessary red tape and reform complex tax rules to make ‘Leave’ a success – IPSE.
Aug 12, 2016
Corbyn criticises freelance contractors
Labour leader picks on a freelance consultant to make a political point about the NHS.
Aug 11, 2016
Freelancers to get official advice from HMRC
Taxman to take queries on registering, sole trading, expenses and record-keeping.
Aug 8, 2016