FreelanceUK News

HMRC using 'all means' to rake in VAT during probes

Half the extra tax taken when SMEs get investigated is from VAT non-compliance. Aug 21, 2017 | Money News

Creatives reveal why they work as freelancers

Specialisation, viability and control are creative freelancers’ main drivers. Aug 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Consultant admits IR35 legal challenge now unlikely

Campaigner concedes that the courts might not be how IR35 gets changed. Aug 16, 2017 | IR35 News

Allowable expenses list for freelancers published

Eight areas of costs given the all-clear as being claimable as allowable expenses. Aug 16, 2017 | Freelancing News

HMRC 'wrongly issued fines to self-assessors, repeatedly'

A million individuals reportedly hounded by £100 penalties, over and over again. Aug 14, 2017 | Money News

Small traders get their own forum for tax talk

And help on other issues the self-employed need ‘quick and easy’ answers on. Aug 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers handed official IP-Brexit guide

Reassurance (of sorts) issued to those whose designs or creations are protected. Aug 10, 2017 | Freelancing News

Costs of freelancing to soar, freelancers warn

Almost all freelancers foresee their input costs increasing, threatening profit margins. Aug 10, 2017 | Freelancing News

Why creative freelancers get hired – top five reasons

Clients confess what they see in self-employed creatives. Aug 8, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers log-on to get official VAT help

Three new online sessions by the taxman aim to demystify Value Added Tax. Aug 7, 2017 | Money News

Probe into EU workers' impact on UK welcomed

Staff body backs a look at how the EU’s self-employed people affect Britain's labour market. Aug 6, 2017 | Freelancing News

Micro-enterprise hungry for guidance, officials told

Fail to plan -- plan to fail, worry two tiny traders’ groups, on behalf of their members. Aug 3, 2017 | Money News

Offline marketing techniques for freelancers

Selling your brand -- you -- is much easier with these tried and tested strategies. Aug 3, 2017 | Marketing/PR News

Freelancers' Questions: How to handle SEO client's bad practices?

Three acceptable ways forward for a new freelancer whose work 'wasn’t acceptable.' Aug 1, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative industry recruiter pinpoints top trends

Four things that freelance creatives might find 'crucial' in the rest of 2017. Jul 31, 2017 | Freelancing News

Dependent contractor status 'would add to the confusion'

Freelance body firms up its concerns about replacing the category of 'worker.' Jul 30, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employed 'far behind' in retirement saving

And even half of those who aren't, don’t know how big their pension pot is -- survey. Jul 27, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers, don't miss the summer tax deadline

July's key to getting self-assessing right, but there's three areas you typically get wrong. Jul 26, 2017 | Money News

How many contracts freelance creatives have – revealed

Frequent contracts found to be a trait of gig workers -- and a potential cause of anxiety. Jul 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers still squeezed despite inflation drop

First fall in a while will do little to stem the tide of freelancers’ continuous cost complaints -- IPSE. Jul 25, 2017 | Money News

Concern over Taylor's impact on self-employed persists

Review boss's reassurance fails to ease fears that freelancers could still be hit. Jul 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative freelance probe recommends 10 actions

Government told how to recognise and support the 'invisible' workforce. Jul 21, 2017 | Freelancing News

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

Sheffield crowned 'outstanding invoice capital'

The South Yorkshire city is home to more late-paying clients than anywhere else. Jul 19, 2017 | Money 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. 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

Government rules out revisiting NI hike

Theresa May's deputy vows not to make freelancers pay more in Class 4 contributions. Jul 11, 2017 | Freelancing News