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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

Poker tournament winner with a criminal past loses it all to HMRC

A once asset-poor fraudster who couldn't pay gets his newly won chip-stack taken away.

Aug 22, 2018 | Money News

Freelance body develops training proposal into ‘bold’ skills strategy

A plan to strengthen the self-employed’s abilities has been beefed up seven-fold.

Aug 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

Tax officer caught 'letting rip' at businesswoman

A foul-mouthed Revenue staffer is recorded swearing at a ‘gobsmacked’ caller.

Aug 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What's an IR35 expert's view of the HMRC consultation?

A firm in the field of stopping freelancers getting caught says HMRC's batting is causing severe delays.

Aug 20, 2018 | IR35 News

Search starts for best self-employed traders

Digital, micro and young businesses are called to compete in a national contest.

Aug 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers defy the odds with their brightest outlook since 2015

The UK’s ‘resilient, determined problem-solvers’ shrug of Brexit and IR35 reform.

Aug 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Slight slip in self-employment ‘not cause for concern’

But ‘pressures and threats’ facing freelancers will drag economic performance, warns IPSE.

Aug 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

HMRC gets short shrift in IR35 reform consultation

The defiant dozen: HMRC’s proposal is being severely resisted by 12 IR35 consultation respondents.

Aug 14, 2018 | IR35 News

MPs call to bring self-employed under pension auto-enrolment

Tax returns tabled as the means to automatically deduct a small income percentage for your retirement.

Aug 13, 2018 | Money News

                             

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