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Conservative manifesto 2017: creative industry pledges

What Theresa May's party is promising you -- and the rest of creative Britain. May 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can Britons freelance on the side in Germany?

How a freelance web developer can add to his 9-to-5 overseas. May 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

Lib Dem manifesto 2017: creative industry pledges

Five promises Tim Farron’s party is making to you -- and the rest of creative Britain. May 18, 2017 | Freelancing News

Labour 2017 manifesto: creative industry pledges

A dozen ways Jeremy Corbyn wants to keep our creative sectors 'world class.' May 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Does granting copyright have to be retrospective?

Legal aid for a freelancer feeling stung by his client’s Facebook game request. May 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

Company directors want self-employed NI to rise

A supporter of enterprise calls for a tax hike on people in business on their own. May 11, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative job applicants can keep minor convictions to themselves

Court ruling lets work-seekers with misdemeanours in the past, stay in the past. May 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I accept emails as being my contract?

The legal lowdown for an ex-creative, re-engaged via his inbox as a freelancer. May 7, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to fill in my first corporation tax return?

Pitfalls and pointers for a brave new ‘Ltd’ freelancer, trying to tot up tax alone. May 4, 2017 | Freelancing News

MPs accuse 'gig economy' giants of exploitation

Business body sticks up for self-employment amid claims it is used to deny rights. May 3, 2017 | Freelancing News

Tories and Labour vow to freeze VAT

But talk of 'working families' and a vow to hike company tax will unsettle micro-business. May 1, 2017 | Freelancing News

National freelancers' support centre called for

Independent creatives need a non-London base when at the risky stage, says CIF. Apr 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Government shelves Making Tax Digital

But whether the online quarterly accounts will return or be retired is unclear. Apr 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I set up a limited company instead?

Expert helps a freelancer with designs on incorporating her graphics business.

Apr 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Should I deregister for VAT due to the FRS changes?

When it’s worth leaving the Flat Rate Scheme as a ‘limited cost’ freelancer.

Apr 23, 2017 | Money News

Anti-late payment plan tabled by Corbyn

Labour vows to hit big firms that leave small suppliers in the financial lurch. Apr 21, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: What if I’m terminated as TUPE doesn’t cover me?

'Difficult' choice for a long-serving agency temp, faced with the bench or a tribunal. Apr 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Making Tax Digital 'to cost £2,800 per trader'

CEBR says freelancers face three times more in MTD costs than the government estimates. Apr 18, 2017 | Money News

Brexit wish-list for creatives given to ministers

Lib Dems pitch 10 policy ideas to help creative sectors overcome EU exit challenges. Apr 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Am I safe from IR35 when moonlighting?

Legal expert cautions a broadcast engineer that his client sounds more like his employer. Apr 12, 2017 | IR35 News

Freelancers alerted to Lifetime ISA penalty

New savings account a 'step in the right direction', but beware the pitfall, says IPSE. Apr 9, 2017 | Money News

The now in force IR35 changes -- Top 10 myths

Separating fact from fiction about what's now here -- IR35 reform in the public sector.

Apr 6, 2017 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I VAT register to use projects website?

Reassurance for a creative unregistered for VAT but facing VAT on a site's service fee. Our experts answer your questions 'Should I VAT register to use projects website'. 

Apr 4, 2017 | Freelancing News

How to design your website for freelance success

Five fundamentals to succeed as a freelancer with your own website. Mar 30, 2017 | Design News

Freelancers' Questions: How to do a one-off freelance project as an employee?

Sole trading looks the best option for a web designer in receipt of a £7,000 offer. Mar 28, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should a sole trader join an umbrella company?

Payroll expert cautions a freelancer on the receiving end of a recruiter's advice.

Mar 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

SMEs 'using four freelancers for every one employee'

Little wonder why Hammond tried to monetise freelancers, says PeoplePerHour. Mar 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Private Healthcare Insurance for freelancers

As a freelancer, you should be enjoying all of the benefits that come from leaving permanent employment. WPA offers private healthcare insurance for freelancers and the self-employed. 

Mar 23, 2017 | Insurance

'Reasonable care' clause put into new IR35 legislation

Final set of April 6th rules outlaws clients from making blanket IR35 assessments. Mar 22, 2017 | IR35 News

Taylor Review told not to think 'one-size-fits-all'

Top academic says genuine freelancers mustn’t pay the price for outlawing the fakes.
Mar 21, 2017 | Freelancing News