FreelanceUK News

Freelancers' Questions: Now they're staying, what are Class 2 NICs?

Tax charity clarifies why a levy on the self-employed isn’t going anywhere.

Sep 18, 2018 | Money News

Creative freelancers to get clued up on finance, IP

Experts will offer practical advice on what matters most to solo creatives.

Sep 13, 2018 | Freelancing 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Freelancers’ essentials for a tip-top copywriting portfolio

Four ‘must-dos’ to stand out from the copywriting competition as a freelancer.

Jul 26, 2018 | Copywriting

Deliveroo boss calls for new charter for self-employed

Let 'gig economy' giants grant benefits in isolation to status, government urged.

Jul 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

'Self-employed face inflationary pressure if IR35 changes'

Already above its two per cent target, inflation will hit harder should IR35 be reformed -- IPSE.

Jul 18, 2018 | IR35 News

Brexit White Paper 'lacks conviction for the creative industries'

Ministers told that creatives need them to more than just 'step in the right direction.'

Jul 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Government told of eight ways to boost the flagging self-employed

A signficant slump in sole traders' confidence warrants numerous actions, urges FSB.

Jul 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

Printed material to promote your freelance business

Three top tips for when you professionally plug your business on paper.

Jul 9, 2018 | Running Your Business

Staff hint pulling World Cup sickies isn’t the goal

Why employees will bunk work appears to be the underlying reason many want to freelance.

Jun 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creatives warn on Brexit-immigration deal

Three-quarters of firms fear being impeded by freedom of movement curbs.

 

Jun 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: On my CV, what is a value proposition statement?

Expert demystifies a key statement that can help freelancers win work.

Jun 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Digital age refreshes now-in-force data laws

Freelancers now have an enhanced version of what a business duo went to court about.

Jun 5, 2018 | Technology News

Six in ten self-employed 'unmoved by Brexit'

Most freelancers are unfazed about leaving the EU, but other worries loom large.

 

Jun 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I get paid into a bank account in my home country?

‘More straightforward if the client pays in the country they’re in, and you’re from.’

May 23, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers invited to pilot money-making course

How to unlock premiums and A-list clients -- to be shared by a freelancer whose achieved both.

May 22, 2018 | Freelancing News

MPs make Universal Credit ‘freelancer-friendly’

A ‘creaking system’ penalising the self-employed is being re-jigged to be ‘pro-business.’

May 14, 2018 | Money News

BBC host in IR35 battle ‘forced to use a limited company’

A £900k IR35 case hears that news presenters had little choice but to be 'Ltd.'

May 10, 2018 | IR35 News

Call to extend tax-free training to freelancers

'Giving sole traders tax breaks on new skills will boost their undereducated, youngest ranks.'

May 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

                             

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