Freelancing News

Record number of Britons eying freelancing

Timetabled or not, an unprecedented number of workers want to 'go it alone.'

Jan 17, 2018 | Freelancing News

Taxman takes you listening to mean you're not waiting

'Unacceptable' way to count response times is blasted, after 12 minutes became four minutes.

Jan 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Am I alright to not register with HMRC yet?

New freelancers no longer need to register within their first three months.

Jan 12, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can they change my service agreement end-date?

Legal expert pits what a mistaken email said against what was initially agreed.

Jan 10, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative body sends downbeat 2018 message

The 'buffeted' government is told it can't be waited on any longer to help creative sectors.

Jan 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers, what's your new year tax resolution?

Here's four to get you started, to help towards a more profitable year.

Jan 7, 2018 | Freelancing News

Small is beautiful, suggest UK freelancers

No plans to grow in 2018 are on the agenda for the bulk of single-person businesses.

Jan 4, 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

We freelance through illness, say eight in 10

A call for freelancers to get sick pay is spluttered out again, as many have worked while unwell.

Dec 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What if I'm still unpaid a year later?

'The reputable won’t require you to fork out before they recover what you're owed.'

Dec 18, 2017 | 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

Video games tax relief wins an extension

Another four years added to the 'level playing field' that digital publishers say is vital.

Nov 20, 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

Freelancers to rate each other's pitches at London bootcamp

Defining, upselling and branding to be demystified at The Guardian’s 'Pitch Perfection.'

Nov 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

HMRC worker avoids jail despite tax credit fraud

Woman who stole over £40,000 from the taxman has her sentence suspended.

Nov 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Breathing space' before end of Class 2 NICs endorsed

Delaying freelancers' tax cut is right, says LITRG, as it was being 'rushed through.'

Nov 8, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Will MTD feature in the Autumn Budget?

Expert helps a freelancer fearing an imminent digital tax account update.

Nov 7, 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

Weary freelancers set to enlist at new 'bootcamp'

'Avoiding the slump' class kicks off a new freelancing school with The Guardian.

Oct 31, 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

Freelancers' Questions: Can I get tax relief on mileage included in my fee?

Top tips on claiming from HMRC, for an on-the-road freelancer on a bundled rate.

Oct 25, 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

A freelancer's guide to expenses

Expert guidance on the most common costs that self-employed people can offset.

Oct 20, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond wants a 'bold' Autumn Budget 2017

Chancellor tipped to go big on November 22nd, making IR35 reform a firmer prospect.

Oct 16, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Uppal should take on tax too, not just late payers'

A true champion of small businesses would tackle IR35 and the dividend tax, says Qdos.

Oct 12, 2017 | Freelancing News