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Government told of eight ways to boost the flagging self-employed

A signficant slump in sole traders' confidence warrants numerous actions, urges FSB.

Jul 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

Holiday pay: a timely overview for freelancers

Cases like Uber, Deliveroo and Pimlico are only the start of paid leave changing.

Jul 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

Printed material to promote your freelance business

Three top tips for when you professionally plug your business on paper.

Jul 9, 2018 | Running Your Business

'Taxman likes to litigate, even in the face of defeat'

Even where its odds are poor, a revenue-led HMRC will still likely see you in court.

Jul 8, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Is sector-specific IR35 guidance the way to go?

Ex-inspector says her old boss understandably wants to understand working practices.

Jul 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative freelancers with designs on growth to speak up

Growing or not? The Creative Industries Federation wants to hear from you.

Jul 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

'Define self-employment in wake of Hermes, Deliveroo'

Two cases of mislabelling freelancers require a four-fold definition, says IPSE.

Jul 4, 2018 | Freelancing News

VAT-man hit for inability to say ‘yes, you’re right’

Officials not talking straight is adding to uncertainty for traders trying hard.

Jul 3, 2018 | Money News

Freelance creatives to have their say on invoices

Survey says it’s heard the horror stories about being paid late -- now it wants the truth.

Jul 2, 2018 | Money News

BBC talks IR35 guidance with HMRC

Giving certain roles 'safe harbour' from IR35 is signalled in the broadcaster's hush talks with the taxman.

Jun 28, 2018 | IR35 News

Staff hint pulling World Cup sickies isn’t the goal

Why employees will bunk work appears to be the underlying reason many want to freelance.

Jun 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Put back digital accounts until 2020, taxman told

'As most traders only know MTD by name, next year is far too soon for it.'

Jun 27, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creatives warn on Brexit-immigration deal

Three-quarters of firms fear being impeded by freedom of movement curbs.

 

Jun 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: On my CV, what is a value proposition statement?

Expert demystifies a key statement that can help freelancers win work.

Jun 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Self-employed primed to be World Cup winners

Freelancers who set their own hours will be less tempted to show work the red card.

Jun 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

BBC emails reveal 'Ltd' was presenters' 'only option'

As a new CEST is rumoured, emails show that companies was all but compulsory for BBC talent.

Jun 20, 2018 | Freelancing News

Unpaid invoice? I wouldn’t ask me, Small Business Commissioner admits

A 'candid' late payment tsar reveals success is still in single figures, despite him being operational for eight months.

Jun 19, 2018 | Money News

View VAT threshold cut as last resort, officials told

'And even then, what with Brexit, MTD and IR35 reform looming, it needs conditions.'

Jun 19, 2018 | Money News

Creative jobs dominate happiest freelance trades

A league table ranking life improvement is top-heavy with jobs needing creativity.

Jun 17, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I send a cover letter instead of applying online?

Bypassing the hirer’s preferred process probably won’t end well, even if it is error-prone.

Jun 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Pimlico plumber wins claim he wasn't self-employed

Firms warned they face a ‘tsunami of claims’ from ex-freelancers demanding cash.

Jun 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

Most small firms want a second EU referendum

Like freelancers, tiny enterprises are unmoved by Brexit, but they'd still like another say.

Jun 12, 2018 | Freelancing News

BBC 'paid Ltd workers £4million more during internal crackdown'

Far from moving away from them, the BBC’s payments to PSC presenters are up 25%.

Jun 12, 2018 | IR35 News

Lowering the VAT threshold 'would deter self-employed'

The ceiling for when VAT applies should be higher than today's £85,000, says IPSE.

Jun 10, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers warned over £1,000 allowances

Be ‘very careful’ not to spark an HMRC investigation, dual income taxpayers told.

Jun 7, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Will freelancing in the EU require a Blue Card?

‘Three-month stints in 2019 or 2020 at clients in the EU still can’t be planned for.’

Jun 6, 2018 | Freelancing News

Digital age refreshes now-in-force data laws

Freelancers now have an enhanced version of what a business duo went to court about.

Jun 5, 2018 | Technology News

Four million ignored calls to HMRC 'to increase if IR35 changes'

IPSE: Taxman’s responsiveness will worsen should status decisions be made more difficult.

Jun 5, 2018 | IR35 News

Six in ten self-employed 'unmoved by Brexit'

Most freelancers are unfazed about leaving the EU, but other worries loom large.

 

Jun 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

A Freelancer's Guide to Recovering Late Invoices

One of the biggest problems for any freelancer is when clients don’t pay their invoices. It’s likely you’ve already invested time and sometimes money into the project. You may have even turned down other opportunities.

Jun 1, 2018 | Working from Home

                             

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