FreelanceUK News

Minister moves to end late payments for the self-employed

Package with a bold claim is welcomed, but biting late payers is still seen as the ultimate solution.

Oct 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Eamonn Holmes says he’s an IR35 test case

The 'can’t get more freelance than me' TV presenter is 'next on the taxman’s chopping block.'

Oct 8, 2018 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Do I have to return the client's overpayment?

Experts disappoint a freelancer eying rights and recourse over an extra fee that was never his.

Oct 7, 2018 | Money News

Third of freelancers suffer ‘disheartening’ skills decay

Being less of an expert just to land the job is a requirement for one in three self-employed.

Oct 4, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative body brands immigration plans 'disappointing'

Freelancer-only visa call repeated, in light of all overseas creatives facing ‘non-preferential’ access.

Oct 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Hammond’s silence on IR35 stokes reform fears at Budget 2018

The chancellor omitting IR35 to conference doesn’t mean he’ll omit it on Budget day.

Oct 2, 2018 | IR35 News

New freelancers have until Friday to register

Eight reasons why you’d need to register to self-assess (includes if you’re a new freelancer).

Oct 2, 2018 | Freelancing News

Budget 2018 announced for October 29th

Treasury disappoints those hoping for no IR35 reform, by scheduling an early Budget.

Sep 30, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to work out my Flat Rate VAT saving?

A holidaying accountant, plus an HMRC discount, adds up to confusion for one freelance company.

Sep 27, 2018 | Money News

A guide to Individual Voluntary Arrangement

The guide to Individual Voluntary Arrangement highlights what exactly an IVA is and how it can benefit the self-employed. It can help sole traders pay their debts without losing their business and personal finances. 

Sep 27, 2018 | Your Accounts

Stride criticised for self-employed NICs answer

Treasury minister says modernising Class 2, not axing it as promised, shows government support.

Sep 26, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can my pay be withheld if I stole from the client?

Expert says theft shouldn’t be grounds to have payment refused for services rendered.

Sep 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Huge freelancers’ party issues final invitations (to you)

Self-employed urged to register now to put on a freelance-friendly deal or event.

Sep 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers get anti-misery tips

Four steps to help beat the blues if you’re in a team of one.

Sep 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Registering as self-employed: the basics

HMRC expects that every newly self-employed person will do their duty.

Sep 23, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers to feel inflationary squeeze 'more than employees'

Rising cost of travel to hard-hit those who have to absorb it themselves.

Sep 21, 2018 | Money News

The Rise of the Self-Employed

The number of self-employed is rising due to the many benefits. Individuals are either taking up a side hustle or going full employed because of the extra income and the flexibility which supports the work-life balance. Here is how you can become self-employed.

Sep 19, 2018 | Start Ups

Stripper's naughty nurse outfit ruled as a legitimate expense

Kinky costumes join the list of expenseable items, at least for one self-employed taxpayer.

Sep 19, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Now they're staying, what are Class 2 NICs?

Tax charity clarifies why a levy on the self-employed isn’t going anywhere.

Sep 18, 2018 | Money News

Solo freelancing 'makes one in five suicidal'

Run a business singlehandedly? Work on your own? ‘You’re not alone.’

Sep 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative freelancers to get clued up on finance, IP

Experts will offer practical advice on what matters most to solo creatives.

Sep 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

BBC presenter Christa Ackroyd lodges IR35 appeal

Despite 'many' and 'strong' pointers to the BBC employing her, one PSC isn't giving up.

Sep 12, 2018 | IR35 News

Government breaks promise to axe Class 2 NICs

A backtracking on a vow to simplify self-employed NI is condemned -- with a caveat.

Sep 12, 2018 | Freelancing News

VAT repayment proposal on late refunds 'unfair'

Calling time on the taxman’s 30-day clock is denounced as likely to hurt companies’ cashflow.

 

Sep 11, 2018 | Money News

Why is Manchester the best city for freelancers?

The article shows why Manchester is the best city in the UK for freelancers. Freelancers often struggle with networking and finding people in the relevant field, Manchester offers co-working spaces and a real community for the self-employed. 

Sep 7, 2018 | Freelancing News

The nine most annoying phrases in your inbox

A passive-aggressive query tops the table of irritating things people say on email.

Aug 30, 2018 | Freelancing News

Tax office taking longer to take your phone call

HMRC's five-minute response target almost missed, and its 10-minute waiting volume almost exceeded.

Aug 29, 2018 | Money News

Plan now for 'no-deal Brexit', creatives urged

A creative trade body recommends you take action today, should a UK-EU agreement not get struck.

Aug 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Taxman pays 41,000 people to be HMRC informers

Bounty payments totalling almost £350k go to people HMRC says should keep quiet.

Aug 28, 2018 | Money News

Digital tax account documents ‘provide clarity’

VAT traders handed fresh guidance on what they’ll need to do from April 2019.

Aug 24, 2018 | Money News

                             

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