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

Five freelancer-friendly online marketplaces to try

Buying and selling, or just browsing? Either way, here’s a platform for your penchant or product.

Aug 6, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative industries 'amplify success of DCMS sectors'

Minister trumpets the success of Music, but such traditional sectors are struggling the most.

Jul 31, 2018 | Freelancing News

Deliveroo boss calls for new charter for self-employed

Let 'gig economy' giants grant benefits in isolation to status, government urged.

Jul 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Brexit White Paper 'lacks conviction for the creative industries'

Ministers told that creatives need them to more than just 'step in the right direction.'

Jul 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Government told of eight ways to boost the flagging self-employed

A signficant slump in sole traders' confidence warrants numerous actions, urges FSB.

Jul 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

Staff hint pulling World Cup sickies isn’t the goal

Why employees will bunk work appears to be the underlying reason many want to freelance.

Jun 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creatives warn on Brexit-immigration deal

Three-quarters of firms fear being impeded by freedom of movement curbs.

 

Jun 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: On my CV, what is a value proposition statement?

Expert demystifies a key statement that can help freelancers win work.

Jun 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Six in ten self-employed 'unmoved by Brexit'

Most freelancers are unfazed about leaving the EU, but other worries loom large.

 

Jun 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers invited to pilot money-making course

How to unlock premiums and A-list clients -- to be shared by a freelancer whose achieved both.

May 22, 2018 | Freelancing News

Call to extend tax-free training to freelancers

'Giving sole traders tax breaks on new skills will boost their undereducated, youngest ranks.'

May 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: What if an Upwork freelancer we paid didn’t do the work?

How an out-of-pocket overseas client can tackle an errant online freelancer.

May 2, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelance groups unveil 10-point manifesto

The government is ready to listen, so the self-employed’s supporters are filling its ear. 

Apr 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

‘Freedom to innovate’ gives freelancers a buzz

Study finds the happiness which the self-employed feel can’t be emulated by staff.

Apr 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Self-employed alerted to new NIC rates for 2018/19

Changes to how much freelancers will pay in Class 2 and Class 4 are imminent.

Apr 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

Ministers fund creative sector deal with £150m

Creatives and officials sound less than unified about what their new partnership signifies.

Apr 4, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creatives back Brexit implementation period agreement

‘Much-needed certainty’ for creative firms embraced, thanks to a deal lasting until 2020.

Mar 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Britain’s creative digital exports come in at £21bn

Freelancers contributing to a space now behind 70% of all creative services exports.

Mar 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Twice as many self-employed mothers than in 2008

Ahead of today’s Spring Statement, officials are urged to support mums who freelance.

Mar 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative industries body backs May’s Brexit speech

‘Good but could do better on the detail, especially around the self-employed.’ 

Mar 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

‘First step’ to give freelancers shared parental leave taken

MP puts freelance parents at the heart of a bill to block-share maternity allowance. 

Feb 23, 2018 | Freelancing News

Vow not to raise self-employed NICs divides business groups

‘Watershed moment’ or ‘wasted opportunity’? Freelancers’ supporters clash over a promise not to hike Class 4.

Feb 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

Call to extend shared parental leave to freelancers

New parents who work for themselves need flexible childcare the most -- IPSE.

Feb 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative industry 'sidelined' in Brexit talks

A worrying 80% of firms say Britain’s creative status is heading for a bruising.

Feb 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Is doing the US client's work there or here less taxing?

Staying in the UK to supply a New York firtm is less exciting, but more viable.

Feb 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

                             

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