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Freelancers' Questions: Can the recruiter refuse to pay my umbrella?

Legal aid for when your recruiter no longer likes the cut of your umbrella's jib.

Jul 20, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What if my higher rate doesn't cover the weeks I informally worked?

Legal aid for a freelancer stuck on his lower rate at a time when an uplift was due. Jul 18, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Half of workforce to be freelance by 2020'

Firms told to catch up, as one in every two workers may soon be self-employed. Its stated that 'Half of workforce to be freelance by 2020' in the Taylor Review. 

Jul 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

MTD's start date for self-employed deferred

'Genuine alarm' compels officials to dilute and delay quarterly tax reporting. Jul 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Dependent contractor' status: quick summary

What the Taylor Review proposes; why and how industry is responding. Jul 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Taylor Review unveils 'freelance-friendly' proposals

Nine-month probe into modern work criticised as 'timid,' praised as 'positive'.

Jul 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Bid to battle IR35 smashes funding target

Freelancer hoping to take on the off-payroll rules raises over £11,000 in just three weeks. Jul 9, 2017 | IR35 News

Don't penalise MTD's first latecomers, HMRC told

'Sole traders should get another go, not a fine, if their foray into digital accounts flops.' Jul 7, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: What if an outside IR35 role is found inside IR35?

Who carries the can when HMRC deems a non-caught public post to be caught.

Jul 5, 2017 | IR35 News

Call to give 'gig economy' workers the minimum wage

It's not for all freelancers, but the NMW would be ‘meaningful’ for platform workers -- report. Jul 5, 2017 | Money News

Prioritise giving us sick pay, freelancers say

Self-employed want illness cover more than any other provision from the state. Jun 30, 2017 | Freelancing News

IR35 challenger to draw up complaints list

Where the off-payroll rules should be fought, and why, to be itemised and assessed. Jun 29, 2017 | IR35 News

'Freelancer-friendly' tax plan given to Tory-DUP alliance

Mindset more important than any one measure, implies a new blueprint for business soloists. Jun 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Will going direct breach the non-compete clause?

Wording about bypassing is the key to getting around legal bother. Jun 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to buy a laptop and software for business?

'Product labels don't affect if it's an allowable cost; it's how you use it that counts.' Jun 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Reveal gig economy workers' pay -- report

And, says SMF, give all others who work for themselves a 'self-employed benefits package.' Jun 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How best to work for a Paris firm from London?

The client calls the shots on most of the queries a remote worker is firing. Jun 20, 2017 | Freelancing News

IR35 legal challenge -- funding campaign launches

A freelancer wants to take action against ‘an injustice’ – but he first needs your help. Jun 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Inflation rise 'adds to freelancers' cost concerns'

New inflation data won't allay freelancers' fears about their input costs, says IPSE. Jun 15, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers' IFA sees softer Brexit as a good thing

Uncertainty amid May's EU deal could help some freelancers with their own negotiations. Jun 12, 2017 | Money News

Hung parliament result puts May's future in doubt

Amid 'political limbo,' the contractor sector reveals why it helped give the PM a bloody nose. Jun 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers, off to vote? Know before you go

Everything you need to know about voting in today’s general election 2017. Jun 8, 2017 | Freelancing News

Labour to hold summer Budget if elected

A post-election Budget is on the horizon if Labour or the Tories triumph tomorrow. Jun 6, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative body downbeat at party manifestos

Workers in the creative industry will have a hard choice on Thursday, hints CIF. Jun 6, 2017 | Freelancing News

Labour 'making the most freelancer-friendly sounds'

Jeremy Corbyn's party seems to have the edge in securing the self-employed's vote. Jun 5, 2017 | 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, 2017 | Working from Home

Freelancers' Questions: Should a freelancer I hire invoice me or my client?

Get an upfront deposit -- unless you want a double-loss, says Safe Collections. Jun 1, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed get their own election campaign ads

IPSE says a golden egg-laying goose being strangled is akin to what the state is doing to the self-employed. May 31, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Will changing to Flat Rate VAT set off HMRC?

The latest on what IR35 inspectors look for doesn’t extend to accounting tweaks. May 29, 2017 | Freelancing News

Party manifestos 2017: what freelancers are promised

The big three's key pledges to freelancing and self-employment. May 26, 2017 | Freelancing News