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Freelancers' Questions: Can my client get creative industry tax relief?

Tax expert on the 'super deduction' on offer for creative firms from April. Dec 16, 2012 | Freelancing News

Why the simple income tax plan for freelancers is too complex

Cash basis plan for the self-employed is misleading, burdensome & anti-business. Dec 11, 2012 | Freelancing News

Osborne praised for creative industry boost

Chancellor endorsed for giving skills and video games a shot in the arm. Dec 9, 2012 | Freelancing News

What Autumn Statement 2012 offers freelancers

At-a-glance guide, with expert views, to Osborne's offerings for one-person businesses. Dec 6, 2012 | Freelancing News

Slow things down to save time and money

Respond rather than react – it takes practice but it’s worth it, says comms guru Kay White. Dec 4, 2012 | Freelancing News

Osborne 'can't afford to ignore IR35'

Tax expert says hype about employment status makes IR35 unavoidable for Osborne. Dec 2, 2012 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: How to get a mortgage as a freelancer?

'Base your mortgage on a multiple of your gross contract rate – not what branch staff say.'

Nov 27, 2012 | Freelancing News

Creative boss offers Osborne a blueprint

Three-point plan to make Britain 'Great' again, or risk becoming the next Finland. Nov 26, 2012 | Freelancing News

Demand leaps for online marketers, niche writers

Sheer number of 'connect & engage' channels turns out more work for freelancers. Nov 20, 2012 | Freelancing News

How to write proposals that entice and engage

Pitching freelancers need the right energy, style and length with their invites and emails. Nov 14, 2012 | Freelancing News

Don’t copy the self-employed artist who didn’t register for VAT

'Relying on a judge to loosen HMRC’s grip on VAT rules isn’t a risk worth taking.' Nov 5, 2012 | Freelancing News

Time to turn off the beer duty escalator

Binge drinking is serious – but so too is a 42% duty hike on your Friday night pint. Nov 1, 2012 | Freelancing News

OTS boss admits tax system will never be simple

Driving out complexity – entirely - is impossible, reveals tax simplifier John Whiting. Oct 30, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I form a limited company or is time against me?

Going 'Ltd' seems impractical for one freelancer facing his client's payroll. Oct 24, 2012 | Freelancing News

Top tips for freelancers about to file their tax return

Freelancers who self-assess on paper face fines if they don't take imminent action. Oct 24, 2012 | Freelancing News

UK marketing spend 'likely to fall for fifth year running'

Only the internet is resisting deeper than expected cuts to marketing budgets. Oct 23, 2012 | Marketing/PR News

Traders check if VAT man owes them 5% more

Taxman must payout on all VAT refunds authorised late, regardless of what triggered them. Oct 21, 2012 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: How to tackle copyright when hiring a freelancer?

Expert: It falls to the client, and the contract, to keep the freelancer’s rights in proportion. Oct 18, 2012 | Freelancing News

HMRC finalises 'improved' Business Record Checks

Oh no not another letter? Firms already struggling with paperwork face a BRC by post. Oct 17, 2012 | Freelancing News

'All aboard to set up a new business'

An idea and ambition the only fare needed to board Start-up Britain's double-decker bus. Oct 15, 2012 | Freelancing News

Alistair Campbell to keynote at National Freelancers Day

Ex-spin doctor turned freelancer to give opening address at PCG event. Oct 15, 2012 | Freelancing News

Digital freelancers riding off 'peaks and troughs'

Why freelancers will want digital agencies' workloads to keep fluctuating. Oct 11, 2012 | Design News

MPs reignite PSC tax-saving row with BBC probe

HMRC vows to crank up IR35 activity in light of 25,000 off-payroll contracts at the Beeb. Oct 9, 2012 | IR35 News

Do clients really need another excuse not to pay?

Late payment is already bad enough, doubling the default period would make it worse – Safe Collections.

Oct 7, 2012 | Money News

How freelance creatives are faring in London

Despite an overall dip in contracts, freelancers' pay remains pretty constant – Cogs. Oct 3, 2012 | Freelancing News

Why freelancers should draw up a Will

10 reasons why you can't afford to put off considering your demise. Sep 28, 2012 | Money News

Freelance Creatives will be there, will you? September 2012

Eighth in a Freelance UK series of events for creative freelancers. Sep 26, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers snap up tickets to their own film festival

Virtual ‘Admit One’ passes in the run-up to 7 Days in June are released. Sep 20, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Who pays for postage, me or the client?

Expert helps a media freelancer feeling taxed by his client's stance on snail mail. Sep 19, 2012 | Freelancing News

Osborne to unveil Autumn Statement 2012 on Dec 5

This year’s 'mini-Budget' due in the advent to Christmas. Sep 13, 2012 | Freelancing News