Freelancing News

Labour 2017 manifesto: creative industry pledges

A dozen ways Jeremy Corbyn wants to keep our creative sectors 'world class.'

May 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Does granting copyright have to be retrospective?

Legal aid for a freelancer feeling stung by his client’s Facebook game request.

May 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

Company directors want self-employed NI to rise

A supporter of enterprise calls for a tax hike on people in business on their own.

May 11, 2017 | Freelancing News

MPs accuse 'gig economy' giants of exploitation

Business body sticks up for self-employment amid claims it is used to deny rights.

May 3, 2017 | Freelancing News

National freelancers' support centre called for

Independent creatives need a non-London base when at the risky stage, says CIF.

Apr 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I set up a limited company instead?

Expert helps a freelancer with designs on incorporating her graphics business.

Apr 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Brexit wish-list for creatives given to ministers

Lib Dems pitch 10 policy ideas to help creative sectors overcome EU exit challenges.

Apr 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I VAT register to use projects website?

Reassurance for a creative unregistered for VAT but facing VAT on a site's service fee. Our experts answer your questions 'Should I VAT register to use projects website'. 

Apr 4, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should a sole trader join an umbrella company?

Payroll expert cautions a freelancer on the receiving end of a recruiter's advice.

Mar 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

SMEs 'using four freelancers for every one employee'

Little wonder why Hammond tried to monetise freelancers, says PeoplePerHour.

Mar 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Taylor Review told not to think 'one-size-fits-all'

Top academic says genuine freelancers mustn’t pay the price for outlawing the fakes.

Mar 21, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to guarantee my freelance work?

Legal aid for a sole trader stuck on what should go into a promise of quality. Here the expert answers the question: how to guarantee my freelance work. 

Mar 21, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to invoice and work together as freelancers?

A partnership looks best for a freelance duo wanting to offer clients a single service.

Mar 16, 2017 | Freelancing News

NIC hike 'to hit low-wage self-employed parents'

New figures said to show high paid freelancers as far from the only losers of Budget 2017.

Mar 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

PM steps in over Hammond's NIC hike

Theresa May's intervention is welcomed, yet up to £700 more in Class 4 is still incoming.

Mar 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond raids self-employed at Budget 2017

Class 4 NICs hike feared to be the first in a series of attacks on freelancers.

Mar 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Last-minute Budget wishes sent to Hammond

Freelance sector wants MTD clarity, no knee-jerk policy-making and help on IR35.

Mar 5, 2017 | Freelancing News

Small Business Commissioner due in October

Scepticism about the late payments tsar remerges, just as its debut is set in stone.

Feb 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond told to back self-employed at Budget 2017

Chancellor urged to define self-employment and factor-in the risks they take.

Feb 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative industries sign new anti-piracy code

Rights-holders team up with search giants to demote infringing content.

Feb 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed come under attack, twice

Freelance bodies refute suggestions Budget 2017 should bruise the self-employed.

Feb 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed plumber actually a 'worker,' court rules

Another gig economy giant is told it owes more rights than it gave one of its 'freelancers.'

Feb 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Rewrite rulebook to boost freelancers, says RSA

The 'right type' of self-employment can only come after an overhaul – report.

Feb 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelance body backs new offence targeting late payers

IPSE welcomes criminal convictions for those keeping invoice payment times secret.

Feb 2, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Open new childcare scheme to freelancers first'

MPs say self-employed mums must be at the front of the queue for tax-free aid.

Jan 31, 2017 | Freelancing News

MPs call to enhance freelancers' maternity money

New report recommends equalising mums' maternity pay, at least for six weeks.

Jan 29, 2017 | Freelancing News

UK Industrial Strategy – creative traders' overview

At-a-glance: the blueprint to 'create more highly skilled, highly paid opportunities.'

Jan 25, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers nodded to after May's Brexit speech

PM's pledge to protect borders puts freelancers in the skills spotlight.

Jan 18, 2017 | Freelancing News

CitySprint courier wasn't a freelancer, tribunal finds

Self-employed status denied due to economic dependency and control.

Jan 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to invoice a client in the USA?

Top tips for a UK freelancer whose American gig might be a minefield.

Jan 3, 2017 | Freelancing News

                             

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