FreelanceUK News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to protect my name as a sole trader?

Top tips for freelancers wanting to stop others from using their business name. Feb 16, 2014 | Freelancing News

Labour begins review into creative industries

'Clear agenda' being drawn up to let Britain exploit its creative and digital output. Feb 13, 2014 | Freelancing News

Conmen double their attacks on self-assessors

HMRC wants your help in adding to the 178 phishing websites it crushed last month. Feb 9, 2014 | Freelancing News

Osborne upbeat on TV and film tax relief figures

New data from film and TV land casts the chancellor's tax breaks as a hit. Feb 4, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancing went mainstream in 2013 – report

'A wider pool of clients is hiring freelancers for a wider breadth of roles.' Feb 3, 2014 | Freelancing News

Home-based workers ‘need single tax code’

George Osborne urged to clear up tax complexity for people who work from home. Feb 2, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Can I be a UK freelancer even as a non-resident?

No likely tax saving for an overseas freelancer hoping to base his business in Britain. Jan 30, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Do all LLPs face tax over ‘disguised employment’?

From April, certain partners will be taxed as employees, rather than self-employed. Jan 16, 2014 | Freelancing News

Ministers under fire for omitting creative sectors

Silence on creatives in the UK’s Industrial Strategy speaks volumes, says IPPR. Jan 15, 2014 | Freelancing News

A new freelancer's guide to self-assessment

Step-by-step guide if you’re newly self-employed and facing your first tax return. Dec 17, 2013 | Freelancing News

Regular walking ‘boosts creativity’

Why active freelancers have the edge over their more sedentary counterparts. Dec 15, 2013 | Freelancing News

New approach to IR35 nets taxman £1.1m

Freelance companies can now have their say on the seemingly fruitful reforms to IR35. Dec 11, 2013 | IR35 News

Freelancers to do their bit on Small Business Saturday

Two reasons to Tweet on SBS, and even a third, as it may land you work. Dec 4, 2013 | Freelancing News

Osborne tipped to boost visual effects sector

New tax breaks expected to make the UK as VFX-friendly as Canada. Dec 3, 2013 | Freelancing News

'Channel your inner Google, or hire an outsider who can'

Firms told to hire externally if creativity, strategy and innovation are lax in-house. Dec 1, 2013 | Freelancing News

Osborne told tax avoidance rhetoric is toxic

Chancellor warned not to confuse tax planning with tax abuse.
Nov 28, 2013 | Freelancing News

Social media giants offer adverts to freelancers

Twitter and Facebook target small traders stung by rising marketing costs. Nov 21, 2013 | Marketing/PR News

Cameron sends ‘best wishes’ to freelancers

PM joins today's show of support for freelancers across the UK. Nov 20, 2013 | Freelancing News

Universal credit rules for self-employed under fire

Revise the pilot, ministers told, to stop self-employed claimants being worse off. Nov 17, 2013 | Money News

Superfast broadband 'to enable home-working revolution'

'Faster internet access will see most Brits work from home a few days a month.' Nov 14, 2013 | Technology News

Taxman to take questions from the self-employed

Freelancers to get the official lowdown on expenses, VAT and paperwork. Nov 13, 2013 | Freelancing News

HMRC admits phoneline failings

'Astonished' MPs say HMRC can't even engage its own 'woefully inadequate' target. Nov 12, 2013 | Freelancing News

HMRC changes tack on Business Record Checks

Most small traders can soon opt for advice instead of having a BRC inspector call. Oct 24, 2013 | Freelancing News

Taxman’s haul from individuals up 38%

Enquiries into professionals who self-assess return an extra £168m for HMRC. Oct 20, 2013 | Freelancing News

HMRC told not to move NI date for freelancers

Charity says low income freelancers will be hit hard by the Revenue’s proposal. Oct 13, 2013 | Freelancing News

How to write emails that don’t irritate

The subtle art of topping and tailing your emails as a freelancer, by Kay White. Oct 10, 2013 | Freelancing News

Innovative creatives vie for £30,000 bursaries

Freelancers with an artistic streak called to excite and show off. Oct 9, 2013 | Freelancing News

'Tax rules should adjust to freelance creatives'

Ministers told to act on creative freelancers being inadequately recognised by HMRC. Oct 3, 2013 | Freelancing News

Creatives lead project site’s top categories

Three out of five of Elance’s biggest communities are earning off their creativity. Oct 2, 2013 | Freelancing News

UK to celebrate freelancing on Nov 21

Twenty-four hours will be dedicated to freelancers and the flexible workforce. Sep 29, 2013 | Freelancing News