FreelanceUK News

HMRC criticised over VAT penalty decisions

Fewer businesses fighting VAT penalties, despite 1 in 2 being quashed as incorrect. May 19, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancer's client told to negotiate over inflated invoice

A Q&A in the FT underlines the importance for clients of agreeing terms before they engage. May 7, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers told to sign, not just work, on May Day

Campaign demanding fairer treatment for freelancers wants your support on May 1st. Apr 30, 2014 | Freelancing News

Outrage over HMRC's plan to sell taxpayers' data

Taxman attacked for wanting to charge firms for your 'anonymised' details. Apr 24, 2014 | Freelancing News

Marketing spend hiked at its greatest rate for 14 years

'A record-breaking topping up of marketing budgets bodes well for 2014.' Apr 23, 2014 | Marketing/PR News

Freelancers' Questions: Do VAT place of supply rule changes affect me?

Freelancers offering web-based services should act before January if they have EU customers. Apr 21, 2014 | Freelancing News

Ministers urged to back the 4.5m people now working as self-employed

Officials, banks and businesses called to support the freelance 'revolution.' Apr 17, 2014 | Freelancing News

Taxman ready to solve freelancers' queries

What you need to know about self-employment to be revealed online today. Apr 15, 2014 | Freelancing News

Unions 'misread freelancers as wayward workers'

Freelancers' campaigner says the rise of the self-employed has caught unions off guard. Apr 3, 2014 | Freelancing News

UK video games studios win tax relief

European Commission finally approves tax breaks for games of 'cultural value.' Mar 30, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers 'to outnumber state workers by 2018'

'Masters of their own fates' set to outstrip the number of public sector staff in four years. Mar 26, 2014 | Freelancing News

UK games firms still waiting on tax relief

TIGA: Budget 2014 was disappointing for omitting a definitive update on tax breaks. Mar 24, 2014 | Freelancing News

Why NI changes could spell misery for freelancers

Moving Class 2 NICs into self-assessment is unreasonable and unnecessary, says ATT. Mar 20, 2014 | Freelancing News

Creative industry hoping for more tax breaks in Budget 2014

CBI among those who want the chancellor’s warm words about creatives to translate into actions. Mar 17, 2014 | Freelancing News

Why change is coming for some agency freelancers

Sole traders being told to switch structures as the false self-employment rules loom. Mar 13, 2014 | Freelancing News

Creatives called to sign Freelancers Manifesto

UK’s self-employed can do their bit to get a Freelancers’ Envoy appointed. Mar 11, 2014 | Freelancing News

Osborne told what to include in Budget 2014

'Delay false self-employment rules, rename NI and hit offshore tax evaders.' Mar 9, 2014 | Freelancing News

Women drive growth in self-employment

Latest figures show double-digit growth in the stock of females freelancing. Mar 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

Defamation law is finally fit for the digital age

Online writers, forum hosts and publishers given new lines of defence, and attack. Mar 3, 2014 | Journalism News

VAT returns phoneline 'won’t cure human rights breach'

Paper filing for some VAT firms is the only way to avoid more litigation, HMRC told. Feb 26, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers on verge of health & safety exemption

Droves of the self-employed will this week learn if their trade can cut red tape. Feb 24, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers urged to use 'cash basis' scheme

Self-employed people on less than £79,000 told they can save time and money.

Feb 21, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to protect my name as a sole trader?

Top tips for freelancers wanting to stop others from using their business name. Feb 16, 2014 | Freelancing News

Labour begins review into creative industries

'Clear agenda' being drawn up to let Britain exploit its creative and digital output. Feb 13, 2014 | Freelancing News

Conmen double their attacks on self-assessors

HMRC wants your help in adding to the 178 phishing websites it crushed last month. Feb 9, 2014 | Freelancing News

Osborne upbeat on TV and film tax relief figures

New data from film and TV land casts the chancellor's tax breaks as a hit. Feb 4, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancing went mainstream in 2013 – report

'A wider pool of clients is hiring freelancers for a wider breadth of roles.' Feb 3, 2014 | Freelancing News

Home-based workers ‘need single tax code’

George Osborne urged to clear up tax complexity for people who work from home. Feb 2, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Can I be a UK freelancer even as a non-resident?

No likely tax saving for an overseas freelancer hoping to base his business in Britain. Jan 30, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Do all LLPs face tax over ‘disguised employment’?

From April, certain partners will be taxed as employees, rather than self-employed. Jan 16, 2014 | Freelancing News