Freelancing News

HMRC helps freelancers stuck with paperwork

Self-employed get official help on what records to keep and for how long.

Apr 23, 2013 | Freelancing News

More firms turn to marketing and media temps

Freelancers exploiting the 'massive talent shortage' in media & marketing.

Apr 10, 2013 | Freelancing News

Self-employment quitters told to email the taxman

Freelancers who ditch self-employment can now notify HMRC by email.

Apr 8, 2013 | Freelancing News

Film gang sentenced for £2.8m tax scam

Revenue stops crooks from exploiting creative industry’s showpiece tax relief scheme.

Apr 7, 2013 | Freelancing News

Politicians failing to woo the smallest traders

At least one-third of micro-businesses don’t feel understood by Whitehall.

Mar 21, 2013 | Freelancing News

Osborne 'must recognise freelancers' vital role'

'Today's Budget should correct years of inaction around freelancers.'

Mar 19, 2013 | Freelancing News

Osborne 'helped boost video gaming jobs'

Upturn in creative roles credited, in part, to measures in the last Budget.

Mar 19, 2013 | Freelancing News

When freelancers' clients move to the cloud

A checklist to help navigate the technical and legal side of creative services in the cloud.

Mar 13, 2013 | Freelancing News

HMRC refocuses avoidance effort around CGT

Clamping down on what's fruitful sees the Revenue's CGT yield almost double.

Mar 12, 2013 | Freelancing News

Why is Yahoo! banning home working?

Mobile work boss on the 'backwards' move of the forward-thinking tech giant.

Mar 12, 2013 | Freelancing News

Demand for creatives surpasses 2012 peak

New openings for Marketing, Media, PR and Digital staff surge past the high of May.

Mar 8, 2013 | Freelancing News

ISPs told to block film and music pirates

High Court judgement could usher in stronger action against copyright theft.

Mar 3, 2013 | Freelancing News

Dull workplaces 'stifling creativity'

Freelancers should be wary of entering the 'creative and cultural desert.'

Feb 28, 2013 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to run my limited company account?

Expert advice for a freelancer stuck with invoices, expenses and a new limited company.

Feb 28, 2013 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What if the job takes less time than I quoted?

Veteran writer's top tips for freelancers who finish early.

Feb 25, 2013 | Freelancing News

Creative sectors express piracy concerns

Music giant is the latest to sound unconvinced by the UK's anti-piracy stance.

Feb 24, 2013 | Freelancing News

Revealed: Labour's plan for the creative industries

Blueprint to bring jobs and growth to UK creativity comes at an important moment – Harman.

Feb 19, 2013 | Freelancing News

Simpler tax system for freelancers 'is a good idea gone bad'

'Cash-basis plan is so poorly framed that few self-employed people will take it up.'

Feb 13, 2013 | Freelancing News

ONS posts YouTube video on self-employment

Bean-counters light up video giant with stats, charts and graphs on the self-employed.

Feb 7, 2013 | Freelancing News

UK creatives to drum up business in Hollywood

Government backs creative industry push to get more business from across the pond.

Feb 4, 2013 | Freelancing News

So freelancers, what are your five words for 2013?

'All is not lost if you've already broken your New Year's resolution.'

Feb 3, 2013 | Freelancing News

Clock is ticking for self-employed direct sellers

Taxman gives consultants one month to come forward.

Jan 31, 2013 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What makes a good freelancer?

Five top tips for successful creative freelancing in 2013.

Jan 23, 2013 | Freelancing News

Being bored at work 'can boost creativity'

Doing the mundane first makes you better at being creative afterwards – study.

Jan 9, 2013 | Freelancing News

Creatives in their late 20s to get start-up loans

Scheme for starting a freelance business extends to 25 to 30-year-olds.

Jan 7, 2013 | Freelancing News

Uncertainty in 2012 'favoured freelancers'

Media and Marketing is a growing business – as long as you are freelance.

Jan 2, 2013 | Freelancing News

What to buy a freelancer for Christmas

Five festive gifts to raise a smile of any freelancer on the receiving end.

Dec 20, 2012 | Freelancing News

'Twice as many online jobs for freelancers in 2013'

Demand for freelance creatives already up 58% - and set to grow further next year.

Dec 17, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can my client get creative industry tax relief?

Tax expert on the 'super deduction' on offer for creative firms from April.

Dec 16, 2012 | Freelancing News

Why the simple income tax plan for freelancers is too complex

Cash basis plan for the self-employed is misleading, burdensome & anti-business.

Dec 11, 2012 | Freelancing News