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Freelancers’ Questions: What if an Upwork freelancer we paid didn’t do the work?

How an out-of-pocket overseas client can tackle an errant online freelancer.

May 2, 2018 | Freelancing News

Boost freelancer pensions with 30% bonus, says RSA

Flat-rate treatment for all, including sole traders, hailed as too big a prize to ignore.

Apr 23, 2018 | Money News

Freelance groups unveil 10-point manifesto

The government is ready to listen, so the self-employed’s supporters are filling its ear. 

Apr 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

‘Freedom to innovate’ gives freelancers a buzz

Study finds the happiness which the self-employed feel can’t be emulated by staff.

Apr 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Self-employed alerted to new NIC rates for 2018/19

Changes to how much freelancers will pay in Class 2 and Class 4 are imminent.

Apr 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

Ministers fund creative sector deal with £150m

Creatives and officials sound less than unified about what their new partnership signifies.

Apr 4, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creatives back Brexit implementation period agreement

‘Much-needed certainty’ for creative firms embraced, thanks to a deal lasting until 2020.

Mar 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Britain’s creative digital exports come in at £21bn

Freelancers contributing to a space now behind 70% of all creative services exports.

Mar 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Twice as many self-employed mothers than in 2008

Ahead of today’s Spring Statement, officials are urged to support mums who freelance.

Mar 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative industries body backs May’s Brexit speech

‘Good but could do better on the detail, especially around the self-employed.’ 

Mar 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

How to Use the Internet to Build Freelance Professionalism

The internet has become integral to the way business is conducted, and freelance business is no different. In order to stay competitive, freelancers must use the internet to advertise, reach out to clients, and even to keep their own working environment running smoothly.

Feb 27, 2018 | Running Your Business

‘First step’ to give freelancers shared parental leave taken

MP puts freelance parents at the heart of a bill to block-share maternity allowance. 

Feb 23, 2018 | Freelancing News

Vow not to raise self-employed NICs divides business groups

‘Watershed moment’ or ‘wasted opportunity’? Freelancers’ supporters clash over a promise not to hike Class 4.

Feb 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

Call to extend shared parental leave to freelancers

New parents who work for themselves need flexible childcare the most -- IPSE.

Feb 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative industry 'sidelined' in Brexit talks

A worrying 80% of firms say Britain’s creative status is heading for a bruising.

Feb 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Is doing the US client's work there or here less taxing?

Staying in the UK to supply a New York firtm is less exciting, but more viable.

Feb 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Fewer self-employed declaring bankruptcy

A wave of personal insolvencies doesn’t appear to be engulfing freelancers.

Jan 29, 2018 | Freelancing News

Fancy a cuppa of creativity? Tea found to enrich ideas

Freelancers may need only half a cup to stir some innovation into their work.

Jan 19, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I claim petrol costs as a new Uber driver?

Moonlighting at night while setting up a business by day may be taxing. Jan 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Which gigs will freelancers find most profitable?

Focus on long term contracts and charging more with experience.

Dec 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

Get yourself on social media in 5 steps

As a freelancer, social media can help you reach new clients and it gives you a platform to display your work to them. Here is how to set up your social media profiles for your freelance business. 

Dec 13, 2017 | Marketing

How to deal with stress as a freelancer

Follow these steps to minimise the stress that comes with being a freelancer.

Dec 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employment a career choice for over 3 in 4 freelancers

76% of freelancers have revealed they chose to go self-employed, and were not forced into this way of working. Dec 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

How to create your ideal freelance office space at home

If you are going to work from home then you need to consider the best way to design your work space.

Nov 29, 2017 | Freelancing News

How to manage your time as freelancer

As a freelancer you may have to deal with a heavy work load - here are some tips on how to manage your time effectively.

Nov 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Autumn Budget 2017 'disappointing' for freelance creatives

Little cheer for the chancellor, amid accusations he’s missed an opportunity.

Nov 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond told how to fix Universal Credit for self-employed

Chancellor given nine ways that low-income freelancers need the system to change. Nov 21, 2017 | Money News

Universal Credit's critics hope Hammond helps freelancers

A system that leaves the self-employed £2,600 worse off is set to be fixed this week. Nov 19, 2017 | Money News

Website Tips for New Freelancers

Nurture the three online areas that newcomers to freelancing too often neglect. Nov 14, 2017 | Freelancing News

Government shelves £130 freelancers’ tax cut

'Unintended consequences' delays a simplification for sole traders until April 2019. Nov 2, 2017 | Freelancing News

                             

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