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Government receives ‘wake-up call’ on digital

Ministers’ actions from May will make or break the UK’s digital future – report.

Feb 19, 2015 | Design News

Copyright reforms cast creatives as the winners

Millions of old creative works to be unveiled, just as new rules to suit businesses better are bedding down.

Nov 3, 2014 | Design News

Study claims to have bust web developer myths

Digital workers emerge as less closed off and casual than many people believe.

Oct 29, 2014 | Design News

Lords to quiz industry leaders about digital skills

'Fast and furious' inquiry calls media, marketing and internet experts to give evidence.

Aug 28, 2014 | Design News

Digital creatives with an idea vie for £12,500

Start-ups can compete to turn their prototypes into commercial products.

Aug 26, 2014 | Design News

Digital skills start-up wins cash injection

A boost to the digital employability of young people is, fortunately, incoming.

Aug 10, 2014 | Design 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

Lords to investigate UK's digital skills

A Select Committee will explore ICT, skills and the UK's competitiveness.

Jun 15, 2014 | Design News

Digital writing ‘boosts creativity’

Keyboards fail to inspire their users to think as spatially or fluently – study.

Aug 13, 2013 | Design News

Digital economy 'double the size of the state's best guess'

Twice the number of digital firms are doing business than official stats suggest.

Jul 24, 2013 | Design News scoops 2013 design award

Design luminaries hail the government’s ‘one stop shop’ as the Paul Smith of websites.

Apr 17, 2013 | Design News

Social media's benefits 'lost' on leisure sector

Sales boost, and other pluses of social media, being neglected by leisure brands.

Jan 29, 2013 | Design News

Digital agencies' use of freelancers 'soaring'

It's unfortunately not their niche skills that are making freelancers the agencies' favourite.

Jan 13, 2013 | Design News

Digital freelancers riding off 'peaks and troughs'

Why freelancers will want digital agencies' workloads to keep fluctuating.

Oct 11, 2012 | Design News

A freelancer's recipe for cookie compliance

How freelance web professionals can get their teeth into new cookie requirements for websites.

Apr 20, 2012 | Design News

Clients unprepared for new cookie law

Almost all outfits need 'substantial work' doing to their websites before May 26th.

Apr 12, 2012 | Design News

UK copyright system 'not fit for digital age'

Sorting out licensing issues will strengthen the UK as a creative leader – report.

Apr 11, 2012 | Design News

Digital agencies 'expected to pitch for free'

Potential boon for freelancers, but more clients want extra work in non-billable pitches.

Jan 11, 2012 | Design News

What they should teach digital freelancers (but don't)

Revealed: the life lessons digital freelancers swear by that aren’t on industry training courses.

Nov 2, 2011 | Design News

The freelance designer's trade marks checklist

A four-step guide to trade marks for freelance designers and their clients.

Aug 5, 2011 | Design News

Copyright holders chase website owners over images

Business owners urged to check they're allowed to use the images on their website.

Jun 7, 2011 | Design News

Have you ever thought about becoming a fashion designer?

Successful fashion freelancer, Helen Welch, passes on what she’s learnt so far.

Jun 2, 2011 | Design News

Freelance Alliance Spotlight: Fashion designer Helen Welch

How curiosity, a passion for fun with fashion and clear client communication adds up to freelance success for one designer.

May 11, 2011 | Design News

StartUp Britain removes link to U.S. bid site

Outraged designers ensure a new site for UK start-ups really does have 'made in Britain stamped all over it.'

Mar 31, 2011 | Design News

The great opportunities freelancers should ignore<br>

All that glitters to freelancers may not be gold, warns freelance designer Lee Ray.

Mar 2, 2011 | Design News

Top freelancing tips in a crowded digital market

Part 2 of Making Friends and Influencing People, by Fairley & Associates, Gabriele Skelton and On Pointe Marketing.

Feb 16, 2011 | Design News

Freelance Alliance Spotlight: How to profit from having fun

Freelance designer Emma Patterson on how selling her point of difference means she's never been busier.

Feb 14, 2011 | Design News

Top freelancing tips in a crowded design market

Make friends and influence people, write Fairley & Associates, Gabriele Skelton and On Pointe Marketing.

Feb 9, 2011 | Design News

Freelance Alliance Spotlight: Drawing on my career as a freelance artist

Matthew Harding on going it alone as an illustrator: Part Two – colourful clients.

Jan 20, 2011 | Design News

How I sketched a career in freelance illustration

Matthew Harding on going it alone as an illustrator: Part One - the broad strokes.

Jan 18, 2011 | Design News