Freelancing News

Freelancers, off to vote? Know before you go

Everything you need to know about voting in today’s general election 2017.

Jun 8, 2017 | Freelancing News

Labour to hold summer Budget if elected

A post-election Budget is on the horizon if Labour or the Tories triumph tomorrow.

Jun 6, 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

Freelancers' Questions: Should a freelancer I hire invoice me or my client?

Get an upfront deposit -- unless you want a double-loss, says Safe Collections.

Jun 1, 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

Freelancers' Questions: Will changing to Flat Rate VAT set off HMRC?

The latest on what IR35 inspectors look for doesn’t extend to accounting tweaks.

May 29, 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

Freelancers' Questions: Can Britons freelance on the side in Germany?

How a freelance web developer can add to his 9-to-5 overseas.

May 22, 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

Creative job applicants can keep minor convictions to themselves

Court ruling lets work-seekers with misdemeanours in the past, stay in the past.

May 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I accept emails as being my contract?

The legal lowdown for an ex-creative, re-engaged via his inbox as a freelancer.

May 7, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to fill in my first corporation tax return?

Pitfalls and pointers for a brave new ‘Ltd’ freelancer, trying to tot up tax alone.

May 4, 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

Tories and Labour vow to freeze VAT

But talk of 'working families' and a vow to hike company tax will unsettle micro-business.

May 1, 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

Government shelves Making Tax Digital

But whether the online quarterly accounts will return or be retired is unclear.

Apr 26, 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

Freelancers' Questions: What if I’m terminated as TUPE doesn’t cover me?

'Difficult' choice for a long-serving agency temp, faced with the bench or a tribunal.

Apr 19, 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: How to do a one-off freelance project as an employee?

Sole trading looks the best option for a web designer in receipt of a £7,000 offer.

Mar 28, 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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