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

Free courses on digital business go live

Digital Academy launches with the backing of industry, academics and the PM.

Nov 21, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ training needs 'aren’t being met'

Government told to stop disincentivising the up-skilling of self-employed people.

Nov 19, 2014 | Freelancing News

Why freelancers should sort Self-Assessment now

The benefits to sole traders are six-fold if they don’t delay and file today.

Nov 18, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Can I change my tax return after filing it?

Expert helps a freelancer uncomfortable about what he's submitted to HMRC.

Nov 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

'Freelancers still won't be free from late payers'

IPSE welcomes the Prompt Payment Advisory Board, but says it still isn't enough.

Oct 29, 2014 | Freelancing News

MP tries to shift the late payment onus off freelancers

Labour's Tony Perkins wants late payers to confess and pay interest, or be fined.

Oct 20, 2014 | Freelancing News

A creative freelancer's guide to free SEO

Six top tips to help get your freelance website to the top of Google search rankings.

Oct 15, 2014 | Freelancing News

Most freelancers optimistic about their prospects

Their sectors are still seen as struggling but freelancers, in the main, fancy their own chances.

Oct 13, 2014 | Freelancing News

Bulgaria snaps up UK freelancers’ services

The stock of freelancers e-supplying Eastern Europe has surged almost six-fold in the last 12 months.

Oct 12, 2014 | Freelancing News

                             

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