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

Call to set 'self-employment' in stone

Defining what the self-employed do will help a host of probes into them.

Nov 30, 2016 | Freelancing News

Creative body calls Autumn Statement unimaginative

Chancellor’s pre-occupation with science and technology doesn’t compute, hints CIF.

Nov 27, 2016 | Freelancing News

Home workers 'can do a day's work in six hours'

Being focussed is the key, if you do like to do your spreadsheets between the sheets.

Nov 2, 2016 | Freelancing News

Brexit 'now the biggest barrier to freelancers'

Impact of ‘Leave’ is as big a problem for freelancers as government policy – survey.

Oct 31, 2016 | Freelancing News

New freelancers warned against working for free

Veteran freelancers remind veteran creatives that freelance doesn't mean free labour.

Oct 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I supply my UK clients from Italy?

A couple of considerations ahead of his and her move to Rome.

Oct 20, 2016 | Freelancing News

Self-employed earnings 'now lower than in 1995'

Modern work probe welcomed, amid concern for freelancers’ take-home pay.

Oct 18, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Is it less taxing hiring freelancers via online platforms?

Top tips for a design consultancy hoping to outsource responsibility for its outsourcers.

Oct 18, 2016 | Freelancing News

Five tax traps that catch freelancers – revealed

Status, expenses and Flat Rate VAT trip up self-employed people the most.

Oct 16, 2016 | Freelancing News

                             

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