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

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

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

Self-employment a career choice for over 3 in 4 freelancers

76% of freelancers have revealed they chose to go self-employed, and were not forced into this way of working.

Dec 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

How to create your ideal freelance office space at home

If you are going to work from home then you need to consider the best way to design your work space.

Nov 29, 2017 | Freelancing News

How to manage your time as freelancer

As a freelancer you may have to deal with a heavy work load - here are some tips on how to manage your time effectively.

Nov 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Autumn Budget 2017 'disappointing' for freelance creatives

Little cheer for the chancellor, amid accusations he’s missed an opportunity.

Nov 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Website Tips for New Freelancers

Nurture the three online areas that newcomers to freelancing too often neglect.

Nov 14, 2017 | Freelancing News

Government shelves £130 freelancers’ tax cut

'Unintended consequences' delays a simplification for sole traders until April 2019.

Nov 2, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative Britain 'needs two freelance talent routes'

From inside the EU and beyond, creative freelancers must have new ways-in -- report.

Oct 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

New trading allowances 'unfair to sole traders'

Micro-businesses who also freelance being hit by an exemption that’s meant to help.

Oct 24, 2017 | Freelancing News

Bosses cheer Hammond for vindicating profit-makers

But a shortage of red meat is making company directors hungry for more, says the IoD.

Oct 5, 2017 | Freelancing News

                             

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