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

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

Revenue reveals craziest expenses claims

Woolly underwear and other outlandish items fail to make the cut.

Jan 22, 2019 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I expense an iMac?

A freelancer cautious about HMRC can include the computer’s full cost, not just half of it.

Jan 17, 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

How home-based freelancers can claim energy costs from HMRC

Turning up the heating this cold snap needn’t bite if you go ‘fair, reasonable’ or ‘flat.’

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

‘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

Freelancers to vie for freelancing accolades

IPSE to spotlight the new, the young, and the best, on projects or 'side-hustles.'

Dec 12, 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

Freelancers, what if digital tax accounts aren’t delayed?

You doing nothing on MTD but waiting for HMRC to agree with the Lords isn’t wise.

Dec 9, 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

Creative industry bosses clash over Brexit withdrawal agreement

As creative groups, thinkers and advisers disagree, uncertainty seems to be the only certainty.

Nov 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Treble bad! Freelance drummer hits HMRC for ‘rubbish’ hold music

Taxman’s jazzy jingle is so bad it drove a drummer back to his business mindset.

Nov 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelance body warns of ‘worrying labour trend’

Concern as unemployment’s first rise since January coincides with a 58,000 fall in freelancers.

Nov 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creatives' concern at Spring Statement reverting to a Budget

'Recognition of small suppliers is welcome, but reassurances might be vital.'

Nov 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers £52 better off, at most, under Budget 2018

Only top earners get a half-decent monthly rise in income, and that’s not until 2019/20.

Nov 1, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Will my consultancies prove taxing from Italy?

Passports and rentals confuse a freelancer eying a bigger slice of life with his wife.

Nov 1, 2018 | Freelancing News

Autumn Budget 2018 likely to leave most freelancers cold

Or annoyed, as the self-employed seem to be part funding two of the chancellor’s giveaways.

Oct 30, 2018 | Freelancing News

Budget 2018: what freelancers can expect

Hammond raiding 'Ltd' freelancers looks likely, on top of the rash but realistic option of him reforming IR35.

Oct 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Budget 2018 hailed as Hammond’s 'make or break'

Now or never for a chancellor under the cosh, including from the 'demoralised self-employed.'

Oct 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

EU cities overrun in new co-working league table

Despite London’s dominance, much of Europe isn’t home to the top cities for collaborative work.

Oct 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative media's pay-gap ‘at least half the size in temp jobs’

But the industry’s women are still 10% worse-off when doing the same work as men.

Oct 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

                             

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