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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Plan now for 'no-deal Brexit', creatives urged

A creative trade body recommends you take action today, should a UK-EU agreement not get struck.

Aug 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

FreelanceUK readers, your final call to action

The biggest threat to your livelihood? Probably. You’ve just a few hours to fight it.

Aug 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative freelancers, are your digital skills 'future-proof'?

Revealed: which skills will be hot by 2030, and which look 'most likely to disappear.'

Aug 7, 2018 | Freelancing News

                             

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