Freelancing News

Creative freelancers asked to inspire in class

Self-employed? Then share your creative career story with the next generation.

Dec 7, 2016 | Freelancing News

Sharing economy researchers quiz FreelanceUK readers

Government-backed agency offers you £50 to share your online work experience.

Dec 4, 2016 | Freelancing News

New freelance creatives 'increasingly struggling'

Freelancers ending up back with their employers said to be a growing trend.

Dec 1, 2016 | Freelancing News

Call to set 'self-employment' in stone

Defining what the self-employed do will help a host of probes into them.

Nov 30, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to get paid if my client's in Australia?

Expert says being Down Under doesn’t put those who owe you money out of reach.

Nov 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

Creative body calls Autumn Statement unimaginative

Chancellor’s pre-occupation with science and technology doesn’t compute, hints CIF.

Nov 27, 2016 | Freelancing News

Hammond denies freelancers of recognition

New chancellor fails to make a good impression with the self-employed.

Nov 24, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to start UK freelancing having only run a firm abroad?

Top tips to get your freelance foot in the door (when it’s not opening by itself).

Nov 15, 2016 | Freelancing News

Call for self-employment to be covered in class

Teenagers will stay ill-prepared if business basics aren’t taught, says IPSE.

Nov 14, 2016 | Freelancing News

New freelance business model approved

Tax unit recommends making the freelancer-friendly SEPA into a proper proposal.

Nov 13, 2016 | Freelancing News

Four days of freelancer webinars start next week

Official guidance on offer about expenses, setting up, accounting and paperwork.

Nov 10, 2016 | Freelancing News

Creative industries' tax break guidance updated

Timely refresh implies seven reliefs will make it out of Autumn Statement unscathed.

Nov 8, 2016 | Freelancing News

Government to probe self-employed's status and rights

Listed: the eight areas of work that the government wants your input on.

Nov 6, 2016 | Freelancing News

Working from home: 4 top tips for productivity

Boost; designate, treat and relocate when your workplace is your house.

Nov 3, 2016 | Freelancing News

Home workers 'can do a day's work in six hours'

Being focussed is the key, if you do like to do your spreadsheets between the sheets.

Nov 2, 2016 | Freelancing News

Chancellor 'mulls axing Autumn Statement'

Hammond heard looking at disallowing the one-two punch of a Budget then an AS.

Nov 1, 2016 | Freelancing News

Brexit 'now the biggest barrier to freelancers'

Impact of ‘Leave’ is as big a problem for freelancers as government policy – survey.

Oct 31, 2016 | Freelancing News

Uber and unions clash over 'freelancers are staff' ruling

Tribunal risks crashing the ‘gig economy’ by deeming 40,000 app drivers as not self-employed.

Oct 30, 2016 | Freelancing News

New freelancers warned against working for free

Veteran freelancers remind veteran creatives that freelance doesn't mean free labour.

Oct 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

HMRC sets up employment status unit

New Revenue team deployed to combat 'intermediary risks.'

Oct 25, 2016 | Freelancing News

Fewer see self-employment as a stop gap

Official stats imply working for yourself is only a growing business if it’s full-time.

Oct 24, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I supply my UK clients from Italy?

A couple of considerations ahead of his and her move to Rome.

Oct 20, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelance group backs PM's employment review

Focus on employers, forget more of the same and resist tarring with the same brush, says FCSA.

Oct 19, 2016 | Freelancing News

Self-employed earnings 'now lower than in 1995'

Modern work probe welcomed, amid concern for freelancers’ take-home pay.

Oct 18, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Is it less taxing hiring freelancers via online platforms?

Top tips for a design consultancy hoping to outsource responsibility for its outsourcers.

Oct 18, 2016 | Freelancing News

Five tax traps that catch freelancers – revealed

Status, expenses and Flat Rate VAT trip up self-employed people the most.

Oct 16, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Any pay-out for me for recovering client's website?

Expecting compensation for a solution is a little rich when you caused the problem.

Oct 13, 2016 | Freelancing News

'Economic madness' to omit creativity from curriculum

PM told she can’t keep her promise with no creative subjects in the classroom.

Oct 11, 2016 | Freelancing News

What freelancers wish they had known

Be patient; consider two pay rates and do not hide away, say freelancers who’ve made it.

Oct 6, 2016 | Freelancing News

May orders employment status probe

PM asks a CEO to review the blurring between bosses, workers and freelancers.

Oct 5, 2016 | Freelancing News