Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Does a ‘’ domain have trade mark rights?

Designer reassured that registering a domain isn’t the same as registering a trade mark.

Aug 5, 2015 | Freelancing News

Taxman takes on the hidden economy

You'll get no sympathy from HMRC if you fail to register or declare, freelancers warned.

Jul 23, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers on £10,000 lose under Budget 2015

Tax firm tots up Osborne's numbers to find most self-employed are better off.

Jul 15, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can my company pay to kit out my office?

The least taxing way for freelancers to furnish a room dedicated to business.

Jul 13, 2015 | Freelancing News

Half of working adults will freelance by 2020

The self-employed are set to account for 50% of UK workers in five years.

Jun 26, 2015 | Freelancing News

Fifth of start-ups begin as second jobs

Digital males aged 25-34 are the likeliest to be freelancing while still employed.

Jun 24, 2015 | Freelancing News

Suppliers get tough with late-paying clients

The traditional route to redress for unpaid firms is making a comeback.

Jun 21, 2015 | Freelancing News

Five things they don't tell you about micro-businesses

RSA reveals the hidden truths about the UK’s self-employed ventures.

Jun 15, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Why’s employee tax due on self-employment?

Expert spells out the reality of being taxed like an employee minus their rights.

Jun 9, 2015 | Freelancing News

‘Self-employment doesn’t cause wealth; it follows it’

Study says efforts to boost one-man bands where they were scarce have failed.

May 20, 2015 | Freelancing News

Creatives put at heart of Lib Dem's economic plan

Nick Clegg’s party woos the creative industries with a raft of pledges not in its manifesto.

May 6, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I freelance in the UK as a foreign citizen?

Expert helps a wannabe self-employed Spaniard stumped by costs, tax and accounting.

Apr 28, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to keep my UK clients but live in Italy?

Top tips for a freelancer who may emigrate but who wants to take his clients with him.

Apr 23, 2015 | Freelancing News

Lib Dem manifesto: what’s in it for freelance creatives

What Nick Clegg and his party are pledging to win your vote.

Apr 17, 2015 | Freelancing News

Labour manifesto – key points for freelance creatives

What Ed Miliband and his party are promising in return for your vote.

Apr 14, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Budget tax break may be lost

Self-employed warned that the end of Class 2 NICs may have a sting in its tail.

Apr 8, 2015 | Freelancing News

Labour hit for downbeat view of self-employment

UK freelancer tsar is sad about how self-employment is seen by Labour MPs.

Mar 5, 2015 | Freelancing News

UK's creative potential going untapped – report

Government, educators and industry told ‘not enough being done’ to stimulate us.

Mar 1, 2015 | Freelancing News

Tax return penalty guide handed to self-employed

Aid is on offer to freelancers stung for not self-assessing correctly.

Feb 24, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancing isn't second-best, insist creatives

Almost all digital/creative freelancers want nothing to do with a 9-to-5.

Feb 5, 2015 | Freelancing News

Companies House reassures freelancers after £9million mistake

State agency says it's got better since being told its error caused a company to collapse.

Feb 4, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to get back into sports journalism?

Top tips for a young reporter hoping to get off the sidelines by scoring with an agency.

Feb 3, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ prospects set to plateau in 2015

Take-home pay is one of the few positives for the increasingly cautious freelance workforce.

Jan 29, 2015 | Freelancing News

Youthful staff yearn to quit for freelancing

'We'd rather be doing business on our own than working for someone else's.'

Jan 26, 2015 | Freelancing News

Changes to use-of-home deductions win approval

Equal tax footing for home-based business partners and sole traders is welcomed.

Dec 10, 2014 | Freelancing News

Conciliation service to help unpaid freelancers

Government moves to ensure freelancers get what they're owed without court action.

Dec 9, 2014 | Freelancing News

Autumn Statement 2014 – Freelancers' Wishlist

Three things every freelancer should be hoping to hear from the chancellor tomorrow.

Dec 1, 2014 | Freelancing News

Ministers told three ways to add 1m creative jobs

Innovation charity gives the government a realistic yet ambitious target.

Nov 26, 2014 | Freelancing News

Creative Industries Federation launches

More than 200 innovators join forces to give the creative sector a single voice.

Nov 24, 2014 | Freelancing News

HMRC offers debt recovery safeguards

Taxman agrees to 'knock a lot of the teeth out' of his power to raid accounts.

Nov 24, 2014 | Freelancing News