FreelanceUK 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

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

Creative department renames, but keeps acronym

Still DCMS, say officials, but now fronted by 'Digital.' Jul 4, 2017 | Freelancing News

IR35 challenge campaign hits £10.5k target, almost

Consultant on the cusp of enough funds to wave through a legal attack on the off-payroll rules. Jul 3, 2017 | IR35 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

Creative body to report on 'undervalued' freelancers

Bonafide freelancers and 'gig economy' workers not the same thing, CIF expected to say. Jun 26, 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

'Now's not the time to hike freelancers' NICs'

Hammond gets his first submission for the post-election Budget he threatened. 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

Taxman to demystify car expenses for freelancers

July's HMRC advice sessions include paperwork, online filing and claiming for mileage. Jun 15, 2017 | Money News