Freelancing News

Hammond told to back self-employed at Budget 2017

Chancellor urged to define self-employment and factor-in the risks they take.

Feb 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative industries sign new anti-piracy code

Rights-holders team up with search giants to demote infringing content.

Feb 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed's reality not matching expectation

Less profit; more irregular work and later pay than you expect, freelancers warn.

Feb 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed come under attack, twice

Freelance bodies refute suggestions Budget 2017 should bruise the self-employed.

Feb 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

Public sector IR35 changes – a freelancer's overview

What April's off-payroll rules mean; when they apply and who's affected.

Feb 14, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed plumber actually a 'worker,' court rules

Another gig economy giant is told it owes more rights than it gave one of its 'freelancers.'

Feb 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Rewrite rulebook to boost freelancers, says RSA

The 'right type' of self-employment can only come after an overhaul – report.

Feb 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Revealed: six business models of the future

Half a dozen new ways for commerce to flow are already changing industries.

Feb 8, 2017 | Freelancing News

‘Ltd’ freelancers get new guidance for public gigs

Four documents you must read if you freelance in the public sector via a limited company.

Feb 6, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelance body backs new offence targeting late payers

IPSE welcomes criminal convictions for those keeping invoice payment times secret.

Feb 2, 2017 | Freelancing News

Invoice before March,'Ltd' freelancers urged

Public sector one-person firms told how to avoid changes to IR35 biting early.

Feb 1, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Open new childcare scheme to freelancers first'

MPs say self-employed mums must be at the front of the queue for tax-free aid.

Jan 31, 2017 | Freelancing News

MPs call to enhance freelancers' maternity money

New report recommends equalising mums' maternity pay, at least for six weeks.

Jan 29, 2017 | Freelancing News

Taxman reveals most absurd expenses claims

Wholly ludicrous: 10 items HMRC scoffed at before rejecting.

Jan 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

UK Industrial Strategy – creative traders' overview

At-a-glance: the blueprint to 'create more highly skilled, highly paid opportunities.'

Jan 25, 2017 | Freelancing News

Industrial strategy 'omits backing for freelancers'

Small is beautiful, reminds IPSE, noting no explicit backing of the self-employed.

Jan 24, 2017 | Freelancing News

The three mistakes of self-assessing freelancers

Chief accountant reveals what the self-employed tend do wrong on tax returns.

Jan 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Can I offset studying costs against revenue?

No salary to sacrifice makes an expat’s idea a non-starter, quite apart from HMRC's view.

Jan 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers nodded to after May's Brexit speech

PM's pledge to protect borders puts freelancers in the skills spotlight.

Jan 18, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond to deliver Budget 2017 on March 8th

'Anti-freelancing' chancellor readies two Budgets, ahead of his new Spring Statement.

Jan 18, 2017 | Freelancing News

Unregistered freelancers urged to act this week

Final days for the newly self-employed to get what’s required for the 31st.

Jan 16, 2017 | Freelancing News

CitySprint courier wasn't a freelancer, tribunal finds

Self-employed status denied due to economic dependency and control.

Jan 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can a contract offer for May be guaranteed now?

How to get a commitment to take you on in the future signed and sealed in the present.

Jan 11, 2017 | Freelancing News

UK labour market gets new enforcement boss

Sir David Metcalf appointed to punish the rogues and protect the reputable.

Jan 8, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelance body responds to 'world of work' probe

Segment self-employed to help see where legislation needs to catch up -- IPSE.

Jan 4, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to invoice a client in the USA?

Top tips for a UK freelancer whose American gig might be a minefield.

Jan 3, 2017 | Freelancing News

Your ideas wanted on simplifying VAT

Former reviewer of IR35, the OTS, turns its attention to Value Added Tax.

Dec 14, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelance group warns on rise in inflation

Rising petrol prices might give sole traders some cause for concern -- IPSE.

Dec 13, 2016 | Freelancing News

Staffing body backs worker tax arrangements probe

A pledge to explore differing tax treatment where the work is the same is welcomed.

Dec 12, 2016 | Freelancing News

'Give start-ups scheme more time and money'

Call for Start Up Loans Company to run until 2020, and offer 'follow-up' funds.

Dec 11, 2016 | Freelancing News