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

Outsourcing nations turn hot for UK freelancers

India, China and Japan snap up online Brits for short-term, specialist projects.

Oct 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

Creatives to get 'Next Gen' Skills Academy

VFX artists, games designers and animators promised a boost worth at least £6m.

Sep 28, 2014 | Freelancing News

Minister cuts red tape for home businesses

The state' Home Business Initiative is 'much-needed recognition' of 2.9m traders.

Sep 16, 2014 | Freelancing News

Thirty traders reveal all about Business Record Checks

Small but mature services businesses put their barriers up when a HMRC inspector calls.

Sep 14, 2014 | Freelancing News

How freelancers can stay on the right side of the taxman

Five top tips to help you and your freelance business avoid HMRC’s wrath.

Sep 11, 2014 | Freelancing News

eBay trader jailed for hiding self-employed income

Taxman catches up with a money launderer and his £1.4million in turnover.

Sep 10, 2014 | Freelancing News

Visual creatives can claim their share of £4m in royalties

Final month to claim for work that was published last year in the UK.

Sep 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Do sole traders get Maternity Allowance?

Tax expert helps a soon-to-be freelancing mum, wondering what she’s due.

Aug 28, 2014 | Freelancing News

Government enterprise boss backs 15 for 15

Female business ambassador welcomes a showcasing of the self-employed.

Aug 26, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Will the client qualify for video game tax credit?

Expert tells a freelancer the hoops video games firms must jump through to get tax relief.

Aug 18, 2014 | Freelancing News

UK hailed as 'self-employment capital' of Western Europe

Sole traders, shop-keepers and job-seekers help Britain overtake its nearest rivals.

Aug 14, 2014 | Freelancing News

JK Rowling's rival credits creative writing course

Debut author puts her success story down to three months’ training, two hours a week.

Aug 8, 2014 | Freelancing News

Companies House to set its digital data free

Doing due diligence on a potential client will soon be a lot easier for freelancers.

Aug 6, 2014 | Freelancing News

VAT-registered traders check if they can file offline

Telephone and paper VAT filing on offer to taxpayers who meet certain criteria.

Aug 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

'Control' in false self-employment is clarified

A 'useful indicator' of passing, or failing, the April legislation's control test emerges.

Aug 3, 2014 | Freelancing News