FreelanceUK News

Self-employed mum takes Universal Credit to court

Freelance actor left on less than a tenner a week will  fight ‘illogical’ benefits policy.

Mar 7, 2019 | Money News

Sort 'no-deal' Brexit preparations now, tiny traders urged

Despite well-intentioned advice from officials, the FSB fears it's too little, too late.

Mar 6, 2019 | Money News

Freelancers’ recruiter reports 28% surge in creative job applications

And responds with five fundamentals for freelance success in a crowded market.

Feb 28, 2019 | Freelancing News

Late self-assessors yet to receive £100 penalties

Brexit puts the brakes on fines for filing after the 31st, but ‘you’ll still be charged.’

Feb 25, 2019 | Money News

Minister vows to keep backing creative darling high-end TV

Ahead of Spring Statement, spending on top tele hits its highest level since relief was introduced.

Feb 21, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancer told client’s passport request ‘isn’t justifiable’

Expert maps out a safer route for a FreelanceUK reader to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Feb 20, 2019 | Freelancing News

'Inflation drop will boost freelancers, at least for now'

Respite from high prices is welcome, says IPSE, but not if it’s the start of an economic slide.

Feb 18, 2019 | Money News

A UK freelancer’s overview of VAT

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

Feb 12, 2019 | Money News

Creative recruiter pledges not to ask your rate

To stop getting pigeon-holed, freelancers are urged to keep their pay to themselves.

Feb 6, 2019 | Freelancing News

More self-assessors meet tax deadline than ever before

Some 700,000 taxpayers prove it can be done last minute, just as 700,000 prove it can't.

Feb 5, 2019 | Money News

Freelancers’ Questions: Should they pay what’s owed before I supply more?

Top tips for an audio engineer sounding regret at not getting an upfront fee.

Feb 3, 2019 | Freelancing News

Luton seeks two creative freelancers to give it ‘real buzz’

Can you curate a tribute to 1919 using ‘People, Power and Passion’ for a prize in 2025?

Jan 31, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancers yet to file a tax return get 11th hour tips

'Submit,' 'contact,' and 'estimate' is among the advice if you’ve still not self-assessed.

Jan 31, 2019 | Freelancing News

Alarm as self-employed bankruptcies hit four-year high

Lots of pressures (and little support) force 1,000 sole traders to succumb to debt.

Jan 30, 2019 | Freelancing News

Ministers urged to boost female freelancer training options

A broader Apprenticeship Levy could be freelance-friendly by expanding their development opportunities.

Jan 29, 2019 | Freelancing News

Media freelancers to get new IR35 guidance from HMRC

MPs quote the BBC as saying IR35 material for all self-employed media people is incoming.

Jan 28, 2019 | IR35 News

Creative industries body wants second referendum

Undeniable cliff-edge means it’s time to go back to the people, says CIF.

Jan 25, 2019 | Freelancing News

Self-employment rise ‘could be scuppered by state policies’

Universal Credit and IR35 risk forcing freelancers to the wall, warns IPSE.

Jan 23, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancers vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal

But the PM’s withdrawal agreement is still better than no deal, the self-employed say.

Jan 15, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancers failed by immigration paper, says creative body

Alert over ‘disappointing blindness’ from officials on how Brexit will hit talent-supply.

Jan 13, 2019 | Freelancing News

Uber drivers ruled as workers, not self-employed -- again

Third time unlucky for the ride-hailing app, as another court rejects its ‘freelance’ argument.

Jan 9, 2019 | Freelancing News

'On the first day of Christmas...I did my tax return'

Some 2,500 people followed up Turkey and mince pieces with a self-assessment form.

Jan 6, 2019 | Money News

‘Digital nomads’ connect the most with urban Europe

Multi-factor analysis of where footloose freelancers thrive finds EU cities on top.

 

Jan 3, 2019 | Freelancing News

Government told it should thank the self-employed

The record employment rate is down to victims of IR35 and Universal Credit, reminds IPSE.

Dec 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers to reveal their habits to make an app smarter

Software firm's survey asks self-employed people to share 'pain points.'

Dec 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative firms to have their say on post-Brexit visa system

Clients, agencies and suppliers urged to help make immigration rules 'fit for purpose'.

Dec 11, 2018 | Freelancing 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

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

                             

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