Freelancing News

Freelancers defy the odds with their brightest outlook since 2015

The UK’s ‘resilient, determined problem-solvers’ shrug of Brexit and IR35 reform.

Aug 15, 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

Gig worker proposal ‘alarmingly similar to IR35 reforms’

Freelance work sector warns the OTS that its PAYE plan has 'unintended consequences.'

Jul 25, 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

Draw up temps' Brexit-immigration policy, ministers urged

The REC slams a ‘lack of clarity’ for the likes of freelancers from 2021.

Jul 19, 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

The case of the plumber, the tool and a fix for IR35 mayhem

A status lawyer sums up recent implications for freelancers, and says how HMRC can be silenced.

Jul 12, 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

Holiday pay: a timely overview for freelancers

Cases like Uber, Deliveroo and Pimlico are only the start of paid leave changing.

Jul 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Is sector-specific IR35 guidance the way to go?

Ex-inspector says her old boss understandably wants to understand working practices.

Jul 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

'Define self-employment in wake of Hermes, Deliveroo'

Two cases of mislabelling freelancers require a four-fold definition, says IPSE.

Jul 4, 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

Put back digital accounts until 2020, taxman told

'As most traders only know MTD by name, next year is far too soon for it.'

Jun 27, 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

Self-employed primed to be World Cup winners

Freelancers who set their own hours will be less tempted to show work the red card.

Jun 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

BBC emails reveal 'Ltd' was presenters' 'only option'

As a new CEST is rumoured, emails show that companies was all but compulsory for BBC talent.

Jun 20, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I send a cover letter instead of applying online?

Bypassing the hirer’s preferred process probably won’t end well, even if it is error-prone.

Jun 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Pimlico plumber wins claim he wasn't self-employed

Firms warned they face a ‘tsunami of claims’ from ex-freelancers demanding cash.

Jun 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Will freelancing in the EU require a Blue Card?

‘Three-month stints in 2019 or 2020 at clients in the EU still can’t be planned for.’

Jun 6, 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: Should I copy the wording in their job ad?

‘Au natural,’ rather than the sincerest form of flattery, is best for freelancer applications.

May 8, 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

Why the sub-contractor prompt pay plan doesn’t go far enough

A new Carillion-inspired package is good, but it could do better for freelancers’ cashflow.

Apr 29, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Does GDPR require freelancers to register?

What freelancers who keep a log of their clients need to do before a month today.

Apr 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

                             

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