FreelanceUK News

BBC presenter Christa Ackroyd lodges IR35 appeal

Despite 'many' and 'strong' pointers to the BBC employing her, one PSC isn't giving up.

Sep 12, 2018 | IR35 News

Government breaks promise to axe Class 2 NICs

A backtracking on a vow to simplify self-employed NI is condemned -- with a caveat.

Sep 12, 2018 | Freelancing News

VAT repayment proposal on late refunds 'unfair'

Calling time on the taxman’s 30-day clock is denounced as likely to hurt companies’ cashflow.

 

Sep 11, 2018 | Money News

Why is Manchester the best city for freelancers?

The article shows why Manchester is the best city in the UK for freelancers. Freelancers often struggle with networking and finding people in the relevant field, Manchester offers co-working spaces and a real community for the self-employed. 

Sep 7, 2018 | Freelancing News

The nine most annoying phrases in your inbox

A passive-aggressive query tops the table of irritating things people say on email.

Aug 30, 2018 | Freelancing News

Tax office taking longer to take your phone call

HMRC's five-minute response target almost missed, and its 10-minute waiting volume almost exceeded.

Aug 29, 2018 | Money News

Plan now for 'no-deal Brexit', creatives urged

A creative trade body recommends you take action today, should a UK-EU agreement not get struck.

Aug 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Taxman pays 41,000 people to be HMRC informers

Bounty payments totalling almost £350k go to people HMRC says should keep quiet.

Aug 28, 2018 | Money News

Digital tax account documents ‘provide clarity’

VAT traders handed fresh guidance on what they’ll need to do from April 2019.

Aug 24, 2018 | Money News

Poker tournament winner with a criminal past loses it all to HMRC

A once asset-poor fraudster who couldn't pay gets his newly won chip-stack taken away.

Aug 22, 2018 | Money News

Freelance body develops training proposal into ‘bold’ skills strategy

A plan to strengthen the self-employed’s abilities has been beefed up seven-fold.

Aug 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

Tax officer caught 'letting rip' at businesswoman

A foul-mouthed Revenue staffer is recorded swearing at a ‘gobsmacked’ caller.

Aug 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What's an IR35 expert's view of the HMRC consultation?

A firm in the field of stopping freelancers getting caught says HMRC's batting is causing severe delays.

Aug 20, 2018 | IR35 News

Search starts for best self-employed traders

Digital, micro and young businesses are called to compete in a national contest.

Aug 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers defy the odds with their brightest outlook since 2015

The UK’s ‘resilient, determined problem-solvers’ shrug of Brexit and IR35 reform.

Aug 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Slight slip in self-employment ‘not cause for concern’

But ‘pressures and threats’ facing freelancers will drag economic performance, warns IPSE.

Aug 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

HMRC gets short shrift in IR35 reform consultation

The defiant dozen: HMRC’s proposal is being severely resisted by 12 IR35 consultation respondents.

Aug 14, 2018 | IR35 News

MPs call to bring self-employed under pension auto-enrolment

Tax returns tabled as the means to automatically deduct a small income percentage for your retirement.

Aug 13, 2018 | Money News

FreelanceUK readers, your final call to action

The biggest threat to your livelihood? Probably. You’ve just a few hours to fight it.

Aug 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

More SMEs are Remainers than pre-Brexit vote

The type of firms freelancers supply have grown more resolute that ‘Leave’ was lamentable -- poll.

Aug 8, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative freelancers, are your digital skills 'future-proof'?

Revealed: which skills will be hot by 2030, and which look 'most likely to disappear.'

Aug 7, 2018 | Freelancing News

When HMRC abandons an IR35 case against one of its own

Yet again a certain taxman can’t catch a freelance contractor, even though this time HMRC was the client.

Aug 7, 2018 | IR35 News

Five freelancer-friendly online marketplaces to try

Buying and selling, or just browsing? Either way, here’s a platform for your penchant or product.

Aug 6, 2018 | Freelancing News

Government told how to make freelance work 'good'

Three if not four proposals are enough to support the self-employed, says IPSE.

Aug 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers strive to be experts, not entrepreneurs – report

The views of empire-builders among freelancers? Possibly. Their goals? Not so much, finds IPSE.

Aug 1, 2018 | Freelancing News

Top 5 bad bookkeeping habits to avoid

Cut out these bad bookkeeping habits and make your bookkeeping organised and up to date. 

Aug 1, 2018 | Running Your Business

Creative industries 'amplify success of DCMS sectors'

Minister trumpets the success of Music, but such traditional sectors are struggling the most.

Jul 31, 2018 | Freelancing News

'Soft landing' for digital tax accounts endorsed

Traders won’t be fined for first 12 months and will be allowed to ‘cut and paste’ – HMRC.

Jul 30, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers to vent VAT issues

A tell-all survey on Value Added Tax even has room for Brexit, MTD and IR35.

Jul 29, 2018 | Money News

Working from home: the pros and cons

Find out whether working from home will suit you or not, before you make the leap.

Jul 28, 2018 | Working from Home

                             

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