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

Freelancers' Questions: Any pay-out for me for recovering client's website?

Expecting compensation for a solution is a little rich when you caused the problem.

Oct 13, 2016 | Freelancing News

'Economic madness' to omit creativity from curriculum

PM told she can’t keep her promise with no creative subjects in the classroom.

Oct 11, 2016 | Freelancing News

What freelancers wish they had known

Be patient; consider two pay rates and do not hide away, say freelancers who’ve made it.

Oct 6, 2016 | Freelancing News

European Freelancers' Week: your invitation

Put on your own event; join someone else’s or be an ambassador or sponsor -- EFW.

Sep 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

Creatives from overseas vital, government told

Brexit vote makes pipeline of international creative talent 'more important.'

Sep 12, 2016 | Freelancing News

Go with your gut; plan or mentor, traders told

Three fail-safe tips to help you endure the 'tough reality' of going it alone.

Sep 5, 2016 | Freelancing News

Welsh divorcee dads who freelance crave escape

Young Londoners are the least likely creative freelancers to have the holiday blues.

Aug 21, 2016 | Freelancing News

'£10k freelancers' let off quarterly tax reporting

HMRC offers exemptions and a deferral to ease concern about digital accounts.

Aug 16, 2016 | Freelancing News

Five-fold growth in freelancer meet-ups

Freelancers and freelancing are the creative industry's biggest reason to meet.

Aug 3, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I freelance at night and still have a day job?

Tax expert on what to do when you have a 9-to-5, but want to freelance on the side. 

Jul 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

Put gig workers on a par with freelancers – report

'Without action, droves of the UK workforce risk being in tax and legal limbo.'

Jul 27, 2016 | Freelancing News

Creative industry Brexit plan features freelancers

Five-year growth strategy gives a few key roles to freelance creatives.

Jul 12, 2016 | Freelancing News

Men more likely to go bankrupt over a business

Former sole traders entering bankruptcy aren't typically female.

Jul 10, 2016 | Freelancing News

Government reassures creatives in wake of Brexit

Impact on the creative industry of the 'Leave' vote is being probed.

Jul 7, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' accountant waiting on Autumn Statement 2016

All eyes on any new chancellor to see if Brexit vote really is 'another hit on the self-employed.'

Jul 3, 2016 | Freelancing News

Creatives forge ahead with unity despite Brexit

All sides (government included) told to team up to protect the creative economy.

Jun 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers, off to vote? Know before you go

The what, who, where, how and when of today's historic EU referendum.

Jun 22, 2016 | Freelancing News

Five things new freelancers should do on tax

What freelancing's newcomers need to know to keep compliant.

Jun 19, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers buck EU trend of shrinking workforce

People who are their own boss are defying the EU labour market’s downward trajectory.

Jun 16, 2016 | Freelancing News

Creatives favour UK staying in EU

'Stronger together' is what creatives overwhelmingly think ahead of June 23rd.

May 25, 2016 | Freelancing News

Revealed: online pay rates for creative gigs

Average asking price per worker, per hour, can help you benchmark your own skills.

May 18, 2016 | Freelancing News

'Resilient' freelancers less upbeat on economy

Hardiness of self-employed to be tested, if freelancers’ fiscal fears come true.

May 12, 2016 | Freelancing News

Self-employed 'need a nudge on pensions'

Hiking Class 4 NICs tabled as how to get freelancers building a nest egg.

May 5, 2016 | Freelancing News

Best of the web for freelance creatives

17 fantastic (and free) tools to help freelancers organise, produce and create.

Apr 21, 2016 | Freelancing News

Further spike in self-employment predicted

Freelancing tipped to surpass its already record level within the next year.

Apr 7, 2016 | Freelancing News

                             

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