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‘Fatal flaw’ to omit self-employed from Britain’s new immigration policy

The government’s ruling out of any freelance provision for 2021 entry is condemned.

Feb 25, 2020 | Freelancing News

Freelancer confidence ‘fallen off a cliff’ over IR35 tax changes

The few with faith in their one-person empire seem not to have clients cancelling freelancer hiring.

Feb 18, 2020 | IR35 News

How to pay tax as an Italian freelancer for a London-based company?

No cure for his ‘big fear,’ but a new freelancer may qualify for a small liability this first time around.

Feb 6, 2020 | Money Information

Creative freelancers' Brexit fears seem to ease, as the transition period begins

With the ‘worst of the uncertainty’ gone, an increasingly freelance-friendly visa system can come into focus.

Feb 3, 2020 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to freelance in the UK as an EU citizen after Brexit?

Between today and December it’s ‘as you were,’ but after that, it’s uncertain.

Jan 30, 2020 | Running Your Business

Gender rate gap goes into reverse for top creative-media freelancers

Social Media, Videography and PR now pay men less handsomely than women for the very same skills.

Jan 27, 2020 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How much is the late payment fee, if I didn’t set a ‘pay-by’ date?

Debt collection expert helps a forgetful freelancer trying for 7-day terms, following fob-offs.

Jan 23, 2020 | Money Information

Everything freelancers need to know about IR35 (but were afraid to ask!)

The top FAQs on IR35; since 2000, as of 2017 and from April 6th 2021.

Jan 22, 2020 | IR35 / IR591

January 31 is far from the Brexit saga cut-off, creative freelancers cautioned

Negotiations won’t stop next Friday, nor will questions about EU freelancing post-December 2020.

Jan 21, 2020 | Freelancing News

A freelancer's guide to expenses

Expert guidance on the most common costs that self-employed people can offset, as well as the categories capital, business or private in which the expenditure of a freelancer falls within. 

Jan 20, 2020 | Tax Advice

A UK freelancer’s overview of VAT

All you need to know about VAT if you’re self-employed, especially as Brexit looms.

Jan 19, 2020 | Money News

Freelancing’s hardest part? That’s not as easy, say self-employed creatives

Unlike what freelancers love, what they fear and loathe tends to vary. But these five grate the most.

Jan 17, 2020 | Running Your Business

Can I reimburse myself for business expenses I paid for personally?

‘Better to be a sole trader, if you want to claim for a subscription and an email account without HMRC issues.’

Jan 14, 2020 | Money Information

An overview of Holiday pay for freelancers

Cases like Uber, Deliveroo and Pimlico are only the start of paid leave changing.

Jan 11, 2020 | Freelancing News

Tax deadline survival guide for freelancers who need to self-assess by January 31st

Beware HMRC’s ‘file any time you wish’ claim, as it only applies to the totally prepared.

Jan 9, 2020 | Money Information

Freelancing’s best part? The self-employed are unanimous

‘It’s all about autonomy, as freelancing’s many other perks, like flexibility, all flow from it.’

Jan 6, 2020 | Day-to-Day Business

Freelance creatives tell MPs their 2020 concerns

Free and easy-to-use template lets the self-employed have their say to up to 140 MPs.

Jan 2, 2020 | Freelancing News

Freelancers share their wishes for New Year 2020

The legislative plan for the year ahead appears to miss much of what the self-employed need.

Dec 19, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ advisers throw parties’ IR35 review pledges into doubt

The jostling for the freelance sector’s vote this Thursday has become unedifying.

Dec 9, 2019 | IR35 News

Freelancer confidence collapses as economic fears take hold

It’s the economy (stupid), no longer Brexit or IR35, that’s behind the self-employed’s record pessimism.

Dec 5, 2019 | Freelancing News

No full-time Small Business Commissioner is the least of freelancers’ payment woes

The Tory manifesto is right to vow action against late payment, but wrong if it thinks the SBC is a panacea.

Dec 3, 2019 | Money

General election 2019: what self-employed freelancers are promised

The main three parties’ manifestos make many pledges. Are any aimed at you?

Nov 29, 2019 | Freelancing News

How to freelance as a non-UK citizen for an EU-based client?

Know your options in a world of tax, compliance, Brexit and IR35 reform.

Nov 26, 2019 | Freelancing News

Labour and Lib Dem 2019 manifestos pick up on creative industries’ needs

An industry wish-list can have a few of its boxes ticked off thanks to ‘Real Change’ and ‘Jo’s Plan.’

Nov 21, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: What now a late paying client is finding fault with my work?

Debt recovery expert helps a freelancer suddenly told of quality issues while waiting to get paid.

Nov 18, 2019 | Money Information

How freelance creatives can become ghosting-busters

Four fundamentals to help keep the frighteningly prevalent act of ghosting at bay.

Nov 15, 2019 | Freelancing News

Creative skills marketplace hands freelancers fresh Brexit advice

Guidance on what prolonged uncertainty (including a general election) means for freelancers just got updated.

Nov 7, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancing in 2020? Get ready to navigate Brexit and IR35 reform

You’ll likely want to be hands-on with next year’s mixed bag. But there’s no need to flinch.

Nov 4, 2019 | Freelancing News

‘Ghosting’ keeps creative freelancers awake at night, not just on Halloween

Fast-paced, saturated nature of the creative industry blamed for a ‘leave in the lurch’ culture.

Nov 1, 2019 | Freelancing News

Should I revive my company or keep sole trading as IR35 is changing?

‘Turnover doesn’t have a bearing on the best way to freelance; paperwork and fees might.’

Oct 28, 2019 | Tax Advice

                             

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