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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

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