Freelancing News

Making Tax Digital delay 'does not go far enough'

Chancellor’s concession is welcomed, but reservations remain over MTD’s cost, timing and use.

Mar 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to invoice and work together as freelancers?

A partnership looks best for a freelance duo wanting to offer clients a single service.

Mar 16, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond cancels NI hike on self-employed

Chancellor shreds his plan to raid freelancers from 2019.

Mar 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

NIC hike 'to hit low-wage self-employed parents'

New figures said to show high paid freelancers as far from the only losers of Budget 2017.

Mar 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

PM steps in over Hammond's NIC hike

Theresa May's intervention is welcomed, yet up to £700 more in Class 4 is still incoming.

Mar 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond raids self-employed at Budget 2017

Class 4 NICs hike feared to be the first in a series of attacks on freelancers.

Mar 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Last-minute Budget wishes sent to Hammond

Freelance sector wants MTD clarity, no knee-jerk policy-making and help on IR35.

Mar 5, 2017 | Freelancing News

Small Business Commissioner due in October

Scepticism about the late payments tsar remerges, just as its debut is set in stone.

Feb 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond told to back self-employed at Budget 2017

Chancellor urged to define self-employment and factor-in the risks they take.

Feb 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative industries sign new anti-piracy code

Rights-holders team up with search giants to demote infringing content.

Feb 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed come under attack, twice

Freelance bodies refute suggestions Budget 2017 should bruise the self-employed.

Feb 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

Public sector IR35 changes – a freelancer's overview

What April's off-payroll rules mean; when they apply and who's affected.

Feb 14, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed plumber actually a 'worker,' court rules

Another gig economy giant is told it owes more rights than it gave one of its 'freelancers.'

Feb 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Rewrite rulebook to boost freelancers, says RSA

The 'right type' of self-employment can only come after an overhaul – report.

Feb 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Revealed: six business models of the future

Half a dozen new ways for commerce to flow are already changing industries.

Feb 8, 2017 | Freelancing News

‘Ltd’ freelancers get new guidance for public gigs

Four documents you must read if you freelance in the public sector via a limited company.

Feb 6, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelance body backs new offence targeting late payers

IPSE welcomes criminal convictions for those keeping invoice payment times secret.

Feb 2, 2017 | Freelancing News

Invoice before March,'Ltd' freelancers urged

Public sector one-person firms told how to avoid changes to IR35 biting early.

Feb 1, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Open new childcare scheme to freelancers first'

MPs say self-employed mums must be at the front of the queue for tax-free aid.

Jan 31, 2017 | Freelancing News

MPs call to enhance freelancers' maternity money

New report recommends equalising mums' maternity pay, at least for six weeks.

Jan 29, 2017 | Freelancing News

Taxman reveals most absurd expenses claims

Wholly ludicrous: 10 items HMRC scoffed at before rejecting.

Jan 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

UK Industrial Strategy – creative traders' overview

At-a-glance: the blueprint to 'create more highly skilled, highly paid opportunities.'

Jan 25, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Can I offset studying costs against revenue?

No salary to sacrifice makes an expat’s idea a non-starter, quite apart from HMRC's view.

Jan 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers nodded to after May's Brexit speech

PM's pledge to protect borders puts freelancers in the skills spotlight.

Jan 18, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond to deliver Budget 2017 on March 8th

'Anti-freelancing' chancellor readies two Budgets, ahead of his new Spring Statement.

Jan 18, 2017 | Freelancing News

CitySprint courier wasn't a freelancer, tribunal finds

Self-employed status denied due to economic dependency and control.

Jan 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

UK labour market gets new enforcement boss

Sir David Metcalf appointed to punish the rogues and protect the reputable.

Jan 8, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to invoice a client in the USA?

Top tips for a UK freelancer whose American gig might be a minefield.

Jan 3, 2017 | Freelancing News

Call to set 'self-employment' in stone

Defining what the self-employed do will help a host of probes into them.

Nov 30, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to get paid if my client's in Australia?

Expert says being Down Under doesn’t put those who owe you money out of reach.

Nov 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

                             

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