Install late payment tsar before 2017, ministers told
Now's the time for the Small Business Commissioner, says IPSE, not next year.
Oct 3, 2016
Lifetime ISA changed to help first-time buyers
Government's 25% top-up can go towards a house deposit, Treasury confirms.
Sep 20, 2016
Freelancers get respite from unchanged inflation
Costs steadying will relieve the two-thirds ‘seriously worried’ about their bottom line.
Sep 14, 2016
Missing cheques cost smaller traders £550m
Forgetting to pay in what's already been paid incurs firms a £740 weekly charge.
Sep 9, 2016
Cheques 'look set for the history books'
For the first time, the traditional way to pay is now the least used.
Sep 5, 2016
Freelancers' Questions: Can I turn local currency into more pounds?
Exchange tips for when you account in pounds yet invoice in everything but.
Sep 1, 2016
Micro-businesses no longer relying on banks
Study suggests starting a tiny venture doesn't have to break the bank.
Aug 31, 2016
Fighting HMRC pays off 'more than half the time'
Almost 60% of decisions get altered or annulled when taxpayers challenge.
Aug 30, 2016
Lack of details may delay LISA launch
An information shortage seems to make April 6th a tall order for the start of LISAs.
Aug 24, 2016
Alert over freelancers' costs increasing
Prices hike for one-person businesses amid 'uncertainty and change.'
Aug 18, 2016
Small traders promised better banking
Freelancers' concerns seem to have been listened to (and acted on) by a banking probe.
Aug 10, 2016
Plan to stem online VAT loss 'needs a rethink'
Smaller online businesses could be unfairly caught in the taxman’s evasion net.
Jul 27, 2016
Guidance on when to VAT-register updated
The official account on whether you should register for VAT is refreshed.
Jul 12, 2016
The tax refunds freelancers won’t like
Checking why the Revenue’s repaying you is worth doing before you start to celebrate.
Jul 7, 2016
EU VAT group reassures e-freelancers on Brexit vote
Digital suppliers told to refrain from guesswork about MOSS, as officials 'simply don’t know.'
Jul 5, 2016
Oddest excuses for not paying invoices - revealed
One-man bands' clients know no bounds when it comes to the creative fob-off.
Jun 2, 2016
HMRC customer service has collapsed - report
Spending watchdog mauls the taxman for saving just £1 for every £4 taxpayers have lost.
May 31, 2016
Call to tweak Lifetime ISA for self-employed
Changes to LISA before it's available can make up for NEST not being expanded.
May 23, 2016
Small Surrey towns feel the taxman's pinch most
Wealthy city workers wanting to escape help the average tax bill in Elmbridge hit £18k.
May 11, 2016
Small Business Commissioner gets go-ahead
Payment issues loom the largest for the newly introduced 'tsar.'
May 8, 2016