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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

When your micro-business wants to advertise

Top tips from the FPB on how to make the most of your ad spend. Sep 19, 2013 | Freelancing News

Ministers urged to do more for creative firms

The coalition's offering to the creative industry is mixed, says UK music boss. Sep 18, 2013 | Freelancing News

Creative recruiter tots up freelancers' pay rates

Revealed: How much freelancers in London can command for creative skills.
Sep 16, 2013 | Freelancing News

Taxman to improve his manuals for freelancers

HMRC moving to will boost the user-friendliness of its content. Sep 13, 2013 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to avoid deadlock with my new business partner?

Expert helps two creative freelancers fearing a fall out over Plan B.

Sep 11, 2013 | Freelancing News

Prince Charles backs creative and digital firms

More start-ups will this week join the thousands to have benefitted from a royal's support.

Sep 8, 2013 | Freelancing News

Publishing professionals urged to have their say

Invitation to publishing types who want to make their mark on the industry. Sep 5, 2013 | Journalism News

Marketing cuts ‘should come to an end in 2013’

UK report reveals the highest rise in marketing spend in six years. Aug 26, 2013 | Marketing/PR News

Freelancers' Questions: How to resolve wedding photo work dispute?

Legal aid for a freelance snapper feeling stung by a bride & groom. Aug 15, 2013 | Freelancing News

Marketing clients ‘appear ageist when hiring for digital’

Digital marketing recruiter says youthfulness is too often trumping industry experience. Aug 7, 2013 | Marketing/PR News

Fake film-makers sentenced for £6m tax fraud

Creative gang claiming to have spent millions making Bollywood movies is busted. Aug 6, 2013 | Freelancing News

Call for views on simplifying NI for self-employed

Freelancers invited to help the taxman reduce their administrative burden. Jul 31, 2013 | Freelancing News

Why I should be hired instead - a freelancer's checklist

Ten USPs for freelancers to mention when competing against staff or agencies. Jul 30, 2013 | Freelancing News