Freelancing News

Creative body calls Autumn Statement unimaginative

Chancellor’s pre-occupation with science and technology doesn’t compute, hints CIF.

Nov 27, 2016 | Freelancing News

Hammond denies freelancers of recognition

New chancellor fails to make a good impression with the self-employed.

Nov 24, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to start UK freelancing having only run a firm abroad?

Top tips to get your freelance foot in the door (when it’s not opening by itself).

Nov 15, 2016 | Freelancing News

Government to probe self-employed's status and rights

Listed: the eight areas of work that the government wants your input on.

Nov 6, 2016 | Freelancing News

Home workers 'can do a day's work in six hours'

Being focussed is the key, if you do like to do your spreadsheets between the sheets.

Nov 2, 2016 | Freelancing News

Chancellor 'mulls axing Autumn Statement'

Hammond heard looking at disallowing the one-two punch of a Budget then an AS.

Nov 1, 2016 | Freelancing News

Brexit 'now the biggest barrier to freelancers'

Impact of ‘Leave’ is as big a problem for freelancers as government policy – survey.

Oct 31, 2016 | Freelancing News

Uber and unions clash over 'freelancers are staff' ruling

Tribunal risks crashing the ‘gig economy’ by deeming 40,000 app drivers as not self-employed.

Oct 30, 2016 | Freelancing News

New freelancers warned against working for free

Veteran freelancers remind veteran creatives that freelance doesn't mean free labour.

Oct 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

HMRC sets up employment status unit

New Revenue team deployed to combat 'intermediary risks.'

Oct 25, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I supply my UK clients from Italy?

A couple of considerations ahead of his and her move to Rome.

Oct 20, 2016 | Freelancing News

Self-employed earnings 'now lower than in 1995'

Modern work probe welcomed, amid concern for freelancers’ take-home pay.

Oct 18, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Is it less taxing hiring freelancers via online platforms?

Top tips for a design consultancy hoping to outsource responsibility for its outsourcers.

Oct 18, 2016 | Freelancing News

Five tax traps that catch freelancers – revealed

Status, expenses and Flat Rate VAT trip up self-employed people the most.

Oct 16, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Any pay-out for me for recovering client's website?

Expecting compensation for a solution is a little rich when you caused the problem.

Oct 13, 2016 | Freelancing News

'Economic madness' to omit creativity from curriculum

PM told she can’t keep her promise with no creative subjects in the classroom.

Oct 11, 2016 | Freelancing News

What freelancers wish they had known

Be patient; consider two pay rates and do not hide away, say freelancers who’ve made it.

Oct 6, 2016 | Freelancing News

May orders employment status probe

PM asks a CEO to review the blurring between bosses, workers and freelancers.

Oct 5, 2016 | Freelancing News

European Freelancers' Week: your invitation

Put on your own event; join someone else’s or be an ambassador or sponsor -- EFW.

Sep 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

MP echoes doubts over quarterly tax system

Fears the Revenue is rushing its plan for digital accounts are put to the chancellor.

Sep 20, 2016 | Freelancing News

Creatives from overseas vital, government told

Brexit vote makes pipeline of international creative talent 'more important.'

Sep 12, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What about freelancing for a new client's rival?

Legal aid for a loyalty-conscious creative, eyeing a second income source.

Sep 7, 2016 | Freelancing News

Go with your gut; plan or mentor, traders told

Three fail-safe tips to help you endure the 'tough reality' of going it alone.

Sep 5, 2016 | Freelancing News

Welsh divorcee dads who freelance crave escape

Young Londoners are the least likely creative freelancers to have the holiday blues.

Aug 21, 2016 | Freelancing News

'£10k freelancers' let off quarterly tax reporting

HMRC offers exemptions and a deferral to ease concern about digital accounts.

Aug 16, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I keep my details off business listings websites?

Privacy for a freelance company will come at a price, and even then it'll be only partial.

Aug 7, 2016 | Freelancing News

Five-fold growth in freelancer meet-ups

Freelancers and freelancing are the creative industry's biggest reason to meet.

Aug 3, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I freelance at night and still have a day job?

Tax expert on what to do when you have a 9-to-5, but want to freelance on the side.

Jul 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

Put gig workers on a par with freelancers – report

'Without action, droves of the UK workforce risk being in tax and legal limbo.'

Jul 27, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I stop work until my invoices are paid?

Debt expert has two instant ideas for a freelancer whose client never pays instantly.

Jul 25, 2016 | Freelancing News