FreelanceUK News

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

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

Gig worker proposal ‘alarmingly similar to IR35 reforms’

Freelance work sector warns the OTS that its PAYE plan has 'unintended consequences.'

Jul 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

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

Draw up temps' Brexit-immigration policy, ministers urged

The REC slams a ‘lack of clarity’ for the likes of freelancers from 2021.

Jul 19, 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

IR35 Forum members fail to endorse Mutuality paper

Key IR35 Forum members distance themselves from the MOO paper on their website.

Jul 17, 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

The case of the plumber, the tool and a fix for IR35 mayhem

A status lawyer sums up recent implications for freelancers, and says how HMRC can be silenced.

Jul 12, 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

Holiday pay: a timely overview for freelancers

Cases like Uber, Deliveroo and Pimlico are only the start of paid leave changing.

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

'Taxman likes to litigate, even in the face of defeat'

Even where its odds are poor, a revenue-led HMRC will still likely see you in court.

Jul 8, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Is sector-specific IR35 guidance the way to go?

Ex-inspector says her old boss understandably wants to understand working practices.

Jul 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

'Define self-employment in wake of Hermes, Deliveroo'

Two cases of mislabelling freelancers require a four-fold definition, says IPSE.

Jul 4, 2018 | Freelancing News

VAT-man hit for inability to say ‘yes, you’re right’

Officials not talking straight is adding to uncertainty for traders trying hard.

Jul 3, 2018 | Money News

BBC talks IR35 guidance with HMRC

Giving certain roles 'safe harbour' from IR35 is signalled in the broadcaster's hush talks with the taxman.

Jun 28, 2018 | IR35 News

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

Put back digital accounts until 2020, taxman told

'As most traders only know MTD by name, next year is far too soon for it.'

Jun 27, 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

Self-employed primed to be World Cup winners

Freelancers who set their own hours will be less tempted to show work the red card.

Jun 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

BBC emails reveal 'Ltd' was presenters' 'only option'

As a new CEST is rumoured, emails show that companies was all but compulsory for BBC talent.

Jun 20, 2018 | Freelancing News

Unpaid invoice? I wouldn’t ask me, Small Business Commissioner admits

A 'candid' late payment tsar reveals success is still in single figures, despite him being operational for eight months.

Jun 19, 2018 | Money News

View VAT threshold cut as last resort, officials told

'And even then, what with Brexit, MTD and IR35 reform looming, it needs conditions.'

Jun 19, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I send a cover letter instead of applying online?

Bypassing the hirer’s preferred process probably won’t end well, even if it is error-prone.

Jun 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Pimlico plumber wins claim he wasn't self-employed

Firms warned they face a ‘tsunami of claims’ from ex-freelancers demanding cash.

Jun 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

Lowering the VAT threshold 'would deter self-employed'

The ceiling for when VAT applies should be higher than today's £85,000, says IPSE.

Jun 10, 2018 | Money News

                             

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