Freelancing News

Taylor calls to look at self-employed taxation

Well-timed suggestion to rethink tax for independent workers wins IPSE's approval.

Oct 11, 2017 | Freelancing News

May criticised for recycled Brexit pledges

Creative industry body regrets there being nothing new to reassure the talent-concerned.

Oct 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Bosses cheer Hammond for vindicating profit-makers

But a shortage of red meat is making company directors hungry for more, says the IoD.

Oct 5, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed reveal their weekly hours

Slightly fewer pulling 64-hour weeks, and twice as many doing self-employment 'light.'

Oct 4, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelance body calls for tax-deductable training

IPSE tells Labour’s leader what his ‘national education service’ speech should have included.

Sep 28, 2017 | Freelancing News

Lib Dems call for new employment status tests

'Define self-employment, set new legal tests and introduce dependent contractor status.'

Sep 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Happy freelancing isn't working in silos – survey

'Connect us to your workplace so we can choose to be there, or not.'

Sep 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hull crowned UK's most enterprising place

The City of Culture wins an award for its start-up business acumen.

Sep 24, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers 'take six fewer holiday days than staff'

But smiles from most self-employed suggest their work-life balance makes up for it.

Sep 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond sets date for Autumn Budget 2017

Less than 70 days to go to see if private sector IR35 reform is real, proposed or incoming.

Sep 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How best to receive payment from the US?

'Some sort of fee isn't easy to avoid, but it's hard to put a price on the value of clarity.'

Sep 14, 2017 | 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

Hammond let off over 'Dostoevsky-esque' Finance Bill

Second longest act of its kind isn't actually the chancellor's fault, says the CIOT.

Sep 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Must I alter my LinkedIn profile as the recruiter says?

'Your agent shouldn't be listed as your employer, if you're a freelance company.'

Sep 10, 2017 | Freelancing News

Lack of security 'is self-employment's downside'

The Autumn Budget would be welcome if it made us more secure, freelancers suggest.

Sep 7, 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

Freelancers' Questions: Is my anti-authors' rights contract retrospective?

Legal aid for when your possibly backdated contract cancels your right to be credited.

Sep 3, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond puts feelers out for Autumn Budget 2017

Chancellor tipped to tour the north, just as taxpayers tell the Treasury what he should do.

Aug 31, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers show faith in work-life balance

Separating the personal from professional is where freelancers are most assured.

Aug 30, 2017 | Freelancing News

Taylor Review cost taxpayers £74,000

Taxpayer-funded employment probe paid one employer about £50,000.

Aug 28, 2017 | Freelancing News

Cash not king for self-employed, study suggests

Sheffield freelancers don’t make typical take-home pay, but they’re the most fulfilled.

Aug 24, 2017 | Freelancing News

Sole trader triumphs after being denied tax credit

'Get real,' blasts a judge, declaring Dragons' Den-style business plans as unnecessary.

Aug 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Universities not much support, say freelance creatives

Three-quarters of creative freelancers say the help stopped once they graduated.

Aug 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Southampton ranked self-employed's top city

Hampshire's biggest city hosts the best conditions for freelancing -- poll.

Aug 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creatives reveal why they work as freelancers

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

Aug 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Allowable expenses list for freelancers published

Eight areas of costs given the all-clear as being claimable as allowable expenses.

Aug 16, 2017 | Freelancing News

Small traders get their own forum for tax talk

And help on other issues the self-employed need ‘quick and easy’ answers on.

Aug 13, 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