FreelanceUK News

Paul Uppal appointed Small Business Commissioner

Former businessman with 20 years’ experience hired as the UK’s late payment tsar. Oct 3, 2017 | Money News

Scale up digital tax account trials, HMRC urged

HMRC challenged not just to make tax digital, but 'do-able' too. Oct 2, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers, do you need to tell HMRC by Thursday?

Only a few days left for self-employment’s newcomers, and others with changed income. Oct 2, 2017 | Money News

Freelance body calls for tax-deductable training

IPSE tells Labour’s leader what his ‘national education service’ speech should have included. Sep 28, 2017 | Freelancing News

Lib Dems call for new employment status tests

'Define self-employment, set new legal tests and introduce dependent contractor status.' Sep 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Happy freelancing isn't working in silos – survey

'Connect us to your workplace so we can choose to be there, or not.' Sep 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Don't extend off-payroll rules, Hammond urged

Chancellor warned off private sector IR35 reform, as it'll leave HMRC short-changed. Sep 25, 2017 | IR35 News

Hull crowned UK's most enterprising place

The City of Culture wins an award for its start-up business acumen. Sep 24, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Disincorporation relief shouldn't disappear from April'

Tax bodies say anti-limited company measures make DR more necessary, not less. Sep 21, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers' adviser warns of 'very active' VAT man

'Moonlighters' and 'ghosts' appear to be behind a six-month spike in VAT enforcement. Sep 21, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers 'take six fewer holiday days than staff'

But smiles from most self-employed suggest their work-life balance makes up for it. Sep 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Don't fail to notice new tax notices, freelancers told

'New Simple Assessments are indeed simpler, but they don't come with an accuracy guarantee.' Sep 19, 2017 | Money News

Hammond sets date for Autumn Budget 2017

Less than 70 days to go to see if private sector IR35 reform is real, proposed or incoming. Sep 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How best to receive payment from the US?

'Some sort of fee isn't easy to avoid, but it's hard to put a price on the value of clarity.' Sep 14, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Gig economy' workers alerted to tax deadline

Informal, modern nature of work doesn’t take it out of the traditional tax system, says LITRG. Sep 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond let off over 'Dostoevsky-esque' Finance Bill

Second longest act of its kind isn't actually the chancellor's fault, says the CIOT. Sep 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Use nest eggs to boost older business soloists, Hammond told

Chancellor called to let latecomers to self-employment access pension pots to start-up. Sep 11, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Must I alter my LinkedIn profile as the recruiter says?

'Your agent shouldn't be listed as your employer, if you're a freelance company.' Sep 10, 2017 | Freelancing News

Lack of security 'is self-employment's downside'

The Autumn Budget would be welcome if it made us more secure, freelancers suggest. Sep 7, 2017 | Freelancing News

Unpaid work 'the norm,' freelance creatives admit

A higher profile is about the only reward that two-thirds of creatives recently freelanced for. Sep 6, 2017 | Freelancing News

Why private sector IR35 reform isn't inevitable

Bedding in, not rolling out, is what HMRC's latest IR35 language speaks to. Sep 5, 2017 | IR35 News

Private sector IR35 reform: waiting for the other shoe to drop

Only a matter of time until the off-payroll rules are rolled out to cover all freelance companies. Sep 4, 2017 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Is my anti-authors' rights contract retrospective?

Legal aid for when your possibly backdated contract cancels your right to be credited. Sep 3, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond puts feelers out for Autumn Budget 2017

Chancellor tipped to tour the north, just as taxpayers tell the Treasury what he should do. Aug 31, 2017 | Freelancing News

Marketing & PR openings 'leading in London'

Softness in advertising will be hard for job-seekers in its bedfellow industry to believe. Aug 30, 2017 | Marketing/PR News

Freelancers show faith in work-life balance

Separating the personal from professional is where freelancers are most assured. Aug 30, 2017 | Freelancing News

Taylor Review cost taxpayers £74,000

Taxpayer-funded employment probe paid one employer about £50,000. Aug 28, 2017 | Freelancing News

Cash not king for self-employed, study suggests

Sheffield freelancers don’t make typical take-home pay, but they’re the most fulfilled. Aug 24, 2017 | Freelancing News

Sole trader triumphs after being denied tax credit

'Get real,' blasts a judge, declaring Dragons' Den-style business plans as unnecessary. Aug 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Universities not much support, say freelance creatives

Three-quarters of creative freelancers say the help stopped once they graduated. Aug 22, 2017 | Freelancing News