Freelancing News

'Gig economy' workers alerted to tax deadline

Informal, modern nature of work doesn’t take it out of the traditional tax system, says LITRG.

Sep 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

Unpaid work 'the norm,' freelance creatives admit

A higher profile is about the only reward that two-thirds of creatives recently freelanced for.

Sep 6, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creatives reveal why they work as freelancers

Specialisation, viability and control are creative freelancers’ main drivers.

Aug 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers handed official IP-Brexit guide

Reassurance (of sorts) issued to those whose designs or creations are protected.

Aug 10, 2017 | Freelancing News

Costs of freelancing to soar, freelancers warn

Almost all freelancers foresee their input costs increasing, threatening profit margins.

Aug 10, 2017 | Freelancing News

Why creative freelancers get hired – top five reasons

Clients confess what they see in self-employed creatives.

Aug 8, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative industry recruiter pinpoints top trends

Four things that freelance creatives might find 'crucial' in the rest of 2017.

Jul 31, 2017 | Freelancing News

How many contracts freelance creatives have – revealed

Frequent contracts found to be a trait of gig workers -- and a potential cause of anxiety.

Jul 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative freelance probe recommends 10 actions

Government told how to recognise and support the 'invisible' workforce.

Jul 21, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Half of workforce to be freelance by 2020'

Firms told to catch up, as one in every two workers may soon be self-employed. Its stated that 'Half of workforce to be freelance by 2020' in the Taylor Review. 

Jul 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Prioritise giving us sick pay, freelancers say

Self-employed want illness cover more than any other provision from the state.

Jun 30, 2017 | Freelancing News

Reveal gig economy workers' pay -- report

And, says SMF, give all others who work for themselves a 'self-employed benefits package.'

Jun 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative body downbeat at party manifestos

Workers in the creative industry will have a hard choice on Thursday, hints CIF.

Jun 6, 2017 | Freelancing News

Labour 'making the most freelancer-friendly sounds'

Jeremy Corbyn's party seems to have the edge in securing the self-employed's vote.

Jun 5, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed get their own election campaign ads

IPSE says a golden egg-laying goose being strangled is akin to what the state is doing to the self-employed.

May 31, 2017 | Freelancing News

Party manifestos 2017: what freelancers are promised

The big three's key pledges to freelancing and self-employment.

May 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Conservative manifesto 2017: creative industry pledges

What Theresa May's party is promising you -- and the rest of creative Britain.

May 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Lib Dem manifesto 2017: creative industry pledges

Five promises Tim Farron’s party is making to you -- and the rest of creative Britain.

May 18, 2017 | 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

                             

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