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Labour manifesto – key points for freelance creatives

What Ed Miliband and his party are promising in return for your vote. Apr 14, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Budget tax break may be lost

Self-employed warned that the end of Class 2 NICs may have a sting in its tail. Apr 8, 2015 | Freelancing News

When a few IR35 updates come along at once

Two new frameworks + four official moves = IR35 (and the Forum) going nowhere. Apr 6, 2015 | IR35 News

Cameron backed in push for EU VAT exemption

IPSE hopes David Cameron gets his way, for the health of e-services suppliers. Mar 24, 2015 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Did Budget 2015 affect freelancers' finances?

Personal finance expert lists Osborne’s main offerings to freelance earners. Mar 19, 2015 | Money News

Adviser bets against Osborne tackling IR35

'IR35 unlikely to rear its head in the Budget due to HMRC update just four days before it.' Mar 17, 2015 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I charge 5% interest each week I'm unpaid?

Contracts expert warns a freelancer against inserting an 'exorbitant' interest clause. Mar 11, 2015 | Money News

Labour hit for downbeat view of self-employment

UK freelancer tsar is sad about how self-employment is seen by Labour MPs. Mar 5, 2015 | Freelancing News

UK's creative potential going untapped – report

Government, educators and industry told ‘not enough being done’ to stimulate us. Mar 1, 2015 | Freelancing News

Tax return penalty guide handed to self-employed

Aid is on offer to freelancers stung for not self-assessing correctly. Feb 24, 2015 | Freelancing News

Government receives ‘wake-up call’ on digital

Ministers’ actions from May will make or break the UK’s digital future – report. Feb 19, 2015 | Design News

Bigger cash prize on offer for top garden photos

Annual photography contest stumps up more money to help secure more entrants.

Feb 16, 2015 | Photography News

Marketers handed guide on social media measurement

Get the most out of social by following these seven key principles, says the IPA. Feb 9, 2015 | Marketing/PR News

Freelancing isn't second-best, insist creatives

Almost all digital/creative freelancers want nothing to do with a 9-to-5. Feb 5, 2015 | Freelancing News

Companies House reassures freelancers after £9million mistake

State agency says it's got better since being told its error caused a company to collapse. Feb 4, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to get back into sports journalism?

Top tips for a young reporter hoping to get off the sidelines by scoring with an agency. Feb 3, 2015 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ prospects set to plateau in 2015

Take-home pay is one of the few positives for the increasingly cautious freelance workforce. Jan 29, 2015 | Freelancing News

Youthful staff yearn to quit for freelancing

'We'd rather be doing business on our own than working for someone else's.' Jan 26, 2015 | Freelancing News

Changes to use-of-home deductions win approval

Equal tax footing for home-based business partners and sole traders is welcomed. Dec 10, 2014 | Freelancing News

Conciliation service to help unpaid freelancers

Government moves to ensure freelancers get what they're owed without court action. Dec 9, 2014 | Freelancing News

Autumn Statement 2014 – Freelancers' Wishlist

Three things every freelancer should be hoping to hear from the chancellor tomorrow. Dec 1, 2014 | Freelancing News

Ministers told three ways to add 1m creative jobs

Innovation charity gives the government a realistic yet ambitious target. Nov 26, 2014 | Freelancing News

Creative Industries Federation launches

More than 200 innovators join forces to give the creative sector a single voice. Nov 24, 2014 | Freelancing News

HMRC offers debt recovery safeguards

Taxman agrees to 'knock a lot of the teeth out' of his power to raid accounts. Nov 24, 2014 | Freelancing News

Free courses on digital business go live

Digital Academy launches with the backing of industry, academics and the PM. Nov 21, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ training needs 'aren’t being met'

Government told to stop disincentivising the up-skilling of self-employed people. Nov 19, 2014 | Freelancing News

Why freelancers should sort Self-Assessment now

The benefits to sole traders are six-fold if they don’t delay and file today. Nov 18, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Can I change my tax return after filing it?

Expert helps a freelancer uncomfortable about what he's submitted to HMRC.

Nov 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

Copyright reforms cast creatives as the winners

Millions of old creative works to be unveiled, just as new rules to suit businesses better are bedding down. Nov 3, 2014 | Design News

'Freelancers still won't be free from late payers'

IPSE welcomes the Prompt Payment Advisory Board, but says it still isn't enough. Oct 29, 2014 | Freelancing News