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

Fewer self-employed declaring bankruptcy

A wave of personal insolvencies doesn’t appear to be engulfing freelancers.

Jan 29, 2018 | Freelancing News

Fancy a cuppa of creativity? Tea found to enrich ideas

Freelancers may need only half a cup to stir some innovation into their work.

Jan 19, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I claim petrol costs as a new Uber driver?

Moonlighting at night while setting up a business by day may be taxing.

Jan 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Which gigs will freelancers find most profitable?

Focus on long term contracts and charging more with experience.

Dec 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

How to deal with stress as a freelancer

Follow these steps to minimise the stress that comes with being a freelancer.

Dec 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

                             

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