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

Freelancers’ Questions: Is a freelance job in Sri Lanka as simple as the ad says?

Deportation from a luxury apartment among the risks for a designer who took a punt.

Oct 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative freelancers reassured over Brexit talent plan

Traveling to the EU for ‘temporary business activity’ is what we’re working on -- Wright.

Oct 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

Minister moves to end late payments for the self-employed

Package with a bold claim is welcomed, but biting late payers is still seen as the ultimate solution.

Oct 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Third of freelancers suffer ‘disheartening’ skills decay

Being less of an expert just to land the job is a requirement for one in three self-employed.

Oct 4, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative body brands immigration plans 'disappointing'

Freelancer-only visa call repeated, in light of all overseas creatives facing ‘non-preferential’ access.

Oct 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

New freelancers have until Friday to register

Eight reasons why you’d need to register to self-assess (includes if you’re a new freelancer).

Oct 2, 2018 | Freelancing News

Budget 2018 announced for October 29th

Treasury disappoints those hoping for no IR35 reform, by scheduling an early Budget.

Sep 30, 2018 | Freelancing News

Stride criticised for self-employed NICs answer

Treasury minister says modernising Class 2, not axing it as promised, shows government support.

Sep 26, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can my pay be withheld if I stole from the client?

Expert says theft shouldn’t be grounds to have payment refused for services rendered.

Sep 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Huge freelancers’ party issues final invitations (to you)

Self-employed urged to register now to put on a freelance-friendly deal or event.

Sep 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers get anti-misery tips

Four steps to help beat the blues if you’re in a team of one.

Sep 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Registering as self-employed: the basics

HMRC expects that every newly self-employed person will do their duty.

Sep 23, 2018 | Freelancing News

Solo freelancing 'makes one in five suicidal'

Run a business singlehandedly? Work on your own? ‘You’re not alone.’

Sep 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative freelancers to get clued up on finance, IP

Experts will offer practical advice on what matters most to solo creatives.

Sep 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

Government breaks promise to axe Class 2 NICs

A backtracking on a vow to simplify self-employed NI is condemned -- with a caveat.

Sep 12, 2018 | Freelancing News

Why is Manchester the best city for freelancers?

The article shows why Manchester is the best city in the UK for freelancers. Freelancers often struggle with networking and finding people in the relevant field, Manchester offers co-working spaces and a real community for the self-employed. 

Sep 7, 2018 | Freelancing News

                             

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