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Freelancers fear they mistakenly overpay tax

Up to £1,000 per freelancer could be going to HMRC in unnecessary handouts. Jan 28, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I freelance on the back of a Tier 2 Visa?

Options abound for a New Yorker in the UK, but freelancing isn’t one of them.

Jan 20, 2016 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Will his tax debt hurt our new venture together?

Reassurance for a freelancer who’s setting up with someone who didn't pay HMRC. Jan 18, 2016 | Freelancing News

Taxman reveals worst excuses for filing late

Blaming family or Fido won’t wash with HMRC. Jan 17, 2016 | Freelancing News

Full stop to finish a text sends insincerity

Certain punctuation marks at the end of an SMS find out how sincere 'u' really are. Dec 17, 2015 | Technology News

New think tank to research freelancing

Scholars of self-employment to study the world’s wisdom about ‘going it alone.’ Dec 9, 2015 | Freelancing News

Most digital freelancers being left out of pocket

Almost six in 10 get paid at least three months late – or are never paid at all. Dec 6, 2015 | Design News

Fairy lights, the broadband speed killer

Ofcom warns home Wi-Fi users to be on guard against a small and seasonal foe. Dec 3, 2015 | Technology News

Freelancers' Questions: How to know if euros or pounds are preferable?

Getting paid in the currency you need is better than knowing the latest exchange rate.

Nov 8, 2015 | Money News

How Osborne can help the UK's one-man bands

Making business simpler and less taxing should top the chancellor's agenda on Nov 25. Nov 2, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' H&S exemption passes without a hitch

Self-employed creatives have been free from Health and Safety rules for almost a month. Oct 26, 2015 | Freelancing News

Six tips for freelancers to beat the bookkeeping blues

How independent workers can make 'doing the books' more liberating.

Oct 8, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I take paid sick or holiday leave?

Legal aid for a freelancer whose contract falls silent about any time off.

Sep 27, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Does a ‘’ domain have trade mark rights?

Designer reassured that registering a domain isn’t the same as registering a trade mark. Aug 5, 2015 | Freelancing News

Taxman takes on the hidden economy

You'll get no sympathy from HMRC if you fail to register or declare, freelancers warned. Jul 23, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers on £10,000 lose under Budget 2015

Tax firm tots up Osborne's numbers to find most self-employed are better off. Jul 15, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can my company pay to kit out my office?

The least taxing way for freelancers to furnish a room dedicated to business.

Jul 13, 2015 | Freelancing News

Half of working adults will freelance by 2020

The self-employed are set to account for 50% of UK workers in five years. Jun 26, 2015 | Freelancing News

Fifth of start-ups begin as second jobs

Digital males aged 25-34 are the likeliest to be freelancing while still employed. Jun 24, 2015 | Freelancing News

Suppliers get tough with late-paying clients

The traditional route to redress for unpaid firms is making a comeback. Jun 21, 2015 | Freelancing News

Five things they don't tell you about micro-businesses

RSA reveals the hidden truths about the UK’s self-employed ventures. Jun 15, 2015 | Freelancing News

‘Universal Credit to hurt almost 1m freelancers’

Government told to reform the new benefits system so the self-employed won’t be worse off. Jun 10, 2015 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Why’s employee tax due on self-employment?

Expert spells out the reality of being taxed like an employee minus their rights. Jun 9, 2015 | Freelancing News

‘Self-employment doesn’t cause wealth; it follows it’

Study says efforts to boost one-man bands where they were scarce have failed. May 20, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Will going self-employed affect my mortgage?

Becoming self-employed isn’t necessarily your lender’s business, reassures an IFA. However, there may be some circumstances in which being self-employed will affect your mortgage. 

May 14, 2015 | Money News

Creatives put at heart of Lib Dem's economic plan

Nick Clegg’s party woos the creative industries with a raft of pledges not in its manifesto. May 6, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I freelance in the UK as a foreign citizen?

Expert helps a wannabe self-employed Spaniard stumped by costs, tax and accounting.

Apr 28, 2015 | Freelancing News

Why freelancers will always need the courts

Services that conciliate and mediate are best with the courts, not as alternatives. Apr 26, 2015 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: How to keep my UK clients but live in Italy?

Top tips for a freelancer who may emigrate but who wants to take his clients with him.

Apr 23, 2015 | Freelancing News

Lib Dem manifesto: what’s in it for freelance creatives

What Nick Clegg and his party are pledging to win your vote. Apr 17, 2015 | Freelancing News