FreelanceUK News

'Creativity' still has meaning in online job adverts, finds Nesta

It seems ubiquitous, but 'creativity' as a requirement isn't being diluted by baristas -- study.

Dec 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

Self-assessors warned on HMRC credit card ban

Early birds who last year dodged HMRC’s ‘customer-unfriendliness’ will now be caught too.

Dec 4, 2018 | Money News

Three must-dos for freelancers who divvy, track and print

Tools of the trade have come a long way for the self-employed. Are you equipped for 2019?

Dec 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Why haven't I heard back from contracts I applied for?

Four issues can face freelancers who don’t hear back when they go forward for work.

Dec 2, 2018 | Freelancing News

Enviable freelance jobs ‘tend not to pay big bucks’

Disconnect found between what’s lucrative as a freelancer and what’s alluring.

Nov 29, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Will my company hiring me as a sole trader nullify IR35?

'Taking yourself on via your own 'Ltd' as self-employed could come with heavier HMRC consequences.'

Nov 28, 2018 | IR35 News

Creative industry bosses clash over Brexit withdrawal agreement

As creative groups, thinkers and advisers disagree, uncertainty seems to be the only certainty.

Nov 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Lords want digital tax accounts for small traders delayed

‘And even if MTD is postponed, small business owners must be persuaded not pushed.’

Nov 27, 2018 | Money News

Treble bad! Freelance drummer hits HMRC for ‘rubbish’ hold music

Taxman’s jazzy jingle is so bad it drove a drummer back to his business mindset.

Nov 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Will I have to insure against a wrong outside IR35 decision?

Expert cautions a freelancer worried that agencies or clients might insist on cover by April 2020.

Nov 15, 2018 | IR35 / IR591

Freelance body warns of ‘worrying labour trend’

Concern as unemployment’s first rise since January coincides with a 58,000 fall in freelancers.

Nov 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Will a partnership be immune to IR35 reform?

Strength in numbers via a LLP isn’t necessarily a cloak to keep HMRC off your back.

Nov 13, 2018 | IR35 News

Taxman to talk Flat Rate VAT

The lowdown on going flat for VAT to go live tomorrow (and in December).

Nov 13, 2018 | Money News

New IR35 Forum minutes show CEST on the mend

On top of ‘refining’ reform, HMRC is now looking at ‘redrafting’ its MOO paper.

Nov 11, 2018 | IR35 News

Traders’ unpaid VAT and corporation tax bills soar

HMRC not collecting record revenue amounts 'could drive people out of business.'

Nov 8, 2018 | Money News

Culture secretary admits to not reading a newspaper

Jeremy Wright gives an audience of editors a splash he'll likely miss.

Nov 7, 2018 | Journalism News

Delay or not on IR35 reform, the damage will be done

Forget giveth and taketh away, with 'Ltd' freelancers, this chancellor is all taketh.

Nov 6, 2018 | IR35 News

Creatives' concern at Spring Statement reverting to a Budget

'Recognition of small suppliers is welcome, but reassurances might be vital.'

Nov 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

IR35 reform is Budget 2018's biggest revenue-raiser

Hammond’s IR35 haul to net more in a single year than any other measure in the entire Budget.

Nov 4, 2018 | IR35 News

Freelancers £52 better off, at most, under Budget 2018

Only top earners get a half-decent monthly rise in income, and that’s not until 2019/20.

Nov 1, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Will my consultancies prove taxing from Italy?

Passports and rentals confuse a freelancer eying a bigger slice of life with his wife.

Nov 1, 2018 | Freelancing News

Autumn Budget 2018 likely to leave most freelancers cold

Or annoyed, as the self-employed seem to be part funding two of the chancellor’s giveaways.

Oct 30, 2018 | Freelancing News

Budget 2018: what freelancers can expect

Hammond raiding 'Ltd' freelancers looks likely, on top of the rash but realistic option of him reforming IR35.

Oct 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Hammond urged to boost video games sector up a level

An important creative sector needs sustaining with an investment fund, chancellor told.

Oct 26, 2018 | Technology News

Budget 2018 hailed as Hammond’s 'make or break'

Now or never for a chancellor under the cosh, including from the 'demoralised self-employed.'

Oct 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

EU cities overrun in new co-working league table

Despite London’s dominance, much of Europe isn’t home to the top cities for collaborative work.

Oct 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

HMRC delays mandatory digital VAT filing for 'complex' cases

April's deadline gets put back for some to October, just days after minister’s ‘no delay’ claim.

Oct 22, 2018 | Money News

Creative media's pay-gap ‘at least half the size in temp jobs’

But the industry’s women are still 10% worse-off when doing the same work as men.

Oct 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

HMRC wants to issue third-party data notices without having to ask

Taxman’s push to bypass ‘important’ safeguards on materials he’d like is being resisted.

Oct 19, 2018 | Money News

Fall in inflation 'unlikely to ease freelancers' financial fears'

September's cheaper prices may have merely moderated freelancers' financial anxiety levels.

Oct 18, 2018 | Money News

                             

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