FreelanceUK News

UK hailed as 'self-employment capital' of Western Europe

Sole traders, shop-keepers and job-seekers help Britain overtake its nearest rivals. Aug 14, 2014 | Freelancing News

JK Rowling's rival credits creative writing course

Debut author puts her success story down to three months’ training, two hours a week. Aug 8, 2014 | Freelancing News

Companies House to set its digital data free

Doing due diligence on a potential client will soon be a lot easier for freelancers. Aug 6, 2014 | Freelancing News

VAT-registered traders check if they can file offline

Telephone and paper VAT filing on offer to taxpayers who meet certain criteria. Aug 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

'Control' in false self-employment is clarified

A 'useful indicator' of passing, or failing, the April legislation's control test emerges. Aug 3, 2014 | Freelancing News

Bursaries on offer to under-represented creatives

Training fees cut down for the very people who the creative sectors need to step up. Jul 30, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers, be wary of HMRC benchmark letters

The Revenue's risk assessment is moving out of the shadows and into taxpayers' letterboxes. Jul 27, 2014 | Money News

Self-employment wins backing from two MPs

Employment minister and shadow business minister each endorse freelancing. Jul 25, 2014 | Freelancing News

Micro-firms feel too small to be cyber attacked

Freelancers have their ‘heads in the sand’ when it comes to PC protection. Jul 24, 2014 | Technology News

Freelancers' faith in UK economy wanes

Fewer contracts, less revenue and a slower economy are what freelancers foresee. Jul 22, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers buck the trend of weak pay growth

More than a third of the self-employed say their income is set to rise. Jul 16, 2014 | Freelancing News

Lords seek views from digital freelancers

Probe into the UK’s digital prowess wants to hear from those with relevant expertise. Jul 13, 2014 | Design News

Search begins to find 15 'awesome' freelancers

Bag £5,000 in cash and a year's worth of kit, just for being self-employed and proud.

Jul 4, 2014 | Freelancing News

Rights to flexible working for all employees

Employees with 26 weeks’ service have the right to request work flexibility Jul 2, 2014 | Freelancing News

British Business Bank assists more than 30,000 small businesses

Cable's business bank has lent nearly £800m to SMES in its first year, funding start-ups and growing UK businesses. Jul 1, 2014 | Money News

Hundreds of freelancers head to Glastonbury

BBC sends more staff to Glasto this weekend than the World Cup in Brazil. Jun 27, 2014 | Freelancing News

Thousands sign EU Freelancers Manifesto

'Ensure your voice is heard loud and clear in the new EU Parliament with just a few clicks.' Jun 11, 2014 | Freelancing News

Self-employed people found in six different ‘tribes’

Freelance creatives are part of the Independents, but which tribe do you belong to? Jun 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

Most newly self-employed say it's their choice

'We've gone it alone in the recession because we want to, not because we were forced.' May 30, 2014 | Freelancing News

Use local elections to woo self-employed, says PCG

Policymakers told of a golden opportunity to rev up 'the engine of our economy.' May 22, 2014 | Freelancing News

Anti-piracy deal frames creatives as the losers

Government accused of not matching its warm words for the creative industry with actions. May 21, 2014 | Freelancing News

HMRC criticised over VAT penalty decisions

Fewer businesses fighting VAT penalties, despite 1 in 2 being quashed as incorrect. May 19, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancer's client told to negotiate over inflated invoice

A Q&A in the FT underlines the importance for clients of agreeing terms before they engage. May 7, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers told to sign, not just work, on May Day

Campaign demanding fairer treatment for freelancers wants your support on May 1st. Apr 30, 2014 | Freelancing News

Outrage over HMRC's plan to sell taxpayers' data

Taxman attacked for wanting to charge firms for your 'anonymised' details. Apr 24, 2014 | Freelancing News

Marketing spend hiked at its greatest rate for 14 years

'A record-breaking topping up of marketing budgets bodes well for 2014.' Apr 23, 2014 | Marketing/PR News

Freelancers' Questions: Do VAT place of supply rule changes affect me?

Freelancers offering web-based services should act before January if they have EU customers. Apr 21, 2014 | Freelancing News

Ministers urged to back the 4.5m people now working as self-employed

Officials, banks and businesses called to support the freelance 'revolution.' Apr 17, 2014 | Freelancing News

Taxman ready to solve freelancers' queries

What you need to know about self-employment to be revealed online today. Apr 15, 2014 | Freelancing News

Unions 'misread freelancers as wayward workers'

Freelancers' campaigner says the rise of the self-employed has caught unions off guard. Apr 3, 2014 | Freelancing News