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Outsourcing nations turn hot for UK freelancers

India, China and Japan snap up online Brits for short-term, specialist projects. Oct 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

Creatives to get 'Next Gen' Skills Academy

VFX artists, games designers and animators promised a boost worth at least £6m. Sep 28, 2014 | Freelancing News

Minister cuts red tape for home businesses

The state' Home Business Initiative is 'much-needed recognition' of 2.9m traders. Sep 16, 2014 | Freelancing News

Thirty traders reveal all about Business Record Checks

Small but mature services businesses put their barriers up when a HMRC inspector calls. Sep 14, 2014 | Freelancing News

How freelancers can stay on the right side of the taxman

Five top tips to help you and your freelance business avoid HMRC’s wrath. Sep 11, 2014 | Freelancing News

eBay trader jailed for hiding self-employed income

Taxman catches up with a money launderer and his £1.4million in turnover. Sep 10, 2014 | Freelancing News

Ofcom to test broadband providers' treatment of small traders

Communications watchdog prowls the SME market, mulling whether to regulate. Sep 9, 2014 | Technology News

Visual creatives can claim their share of £4m in royalties

Final month to claim for work that was published last year in the UK. Sep 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Do sole traders get Maternity Allowance?

Tax expert helps a soon-to-be freelancing mum, wondering what she’s due. Aug 28, 2014 | Freelancing News

Government enterprise boss backs 15 for 15

Female business ambassador welcomes a showcasing of the self-employed. Aug 26, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Will the client qualify for video game tax credit?

Expert tells a freelancer the hoops video games firms must jump through to get tax relief. Aug 18, 2014 | Freelancing News

UK hailed as 'self-employment capital' of Western Europe

Sole traders, shop-keepers and job-seekers help Britain overtake its nearest rivals. Aug 14, 2014 | Freelancing News

JK Rowling's rival credits creative writing course

Debut author puts her success story down to three months’ training, two hours a week. Aug 8, 2014 | Freelancing News

Companies House to set its digital data free

Doing due diligence on a potential client will soon be a lot easier for freelancers. Aug 6, 2014 | Freelancing News

VAT-registered traders check if they can file offline

Telephone and paper VAT filing on offer to taxpayers who meet certain criteria. Aug 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

'Control' in false self-employment is clarified

A 'useful indicator' of passing, or failing, the April legislation's control test emerges. Aug 3, 2014 | Freelancing News

Bursaries on offer to under-represented creatives

Training fees cut down for the very people who the creative sectors need to step up. Jul 30, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers, be wary of HMRC benchmark letters

The Revenue's risk assessment is moving out of the shadows and into taxpayers' letterboxes. Jul 27, 2014 | Money News

Self-employment wins backing from two MPs

Employment minister and shadow business minister each endorse freelancing. Jul 25, 2014 | Freelancing News

Micro-firms feel too small to be cyber attacked

Freelancers have their ‘heads in the sand’ when it comes to PC protection. Jul 24, 2014 | Technology News

Freelancers' faith in UK economy wanes

Fewer contracts, less revenue and a slower economy are what freelancers foresee. Jul 22, 2014 | Freelancing News

Freelancers buck the trend of weak pay growth

More than a third of the self-employed say their income is set to rise. Jul 16, 2014 | Freelancing News

Lords seek views from digital freelancers

Probe into the UK’s digital prowess wants to hear from those with relevant expertise. Jul 13, 2014 | Design News

Search begins to find 15 'awesome' freelancers

Bag £5,000 in cash and a year's worth of kit, just for being self-employed and proud.

Jul 4, 2014 | Freelancing News

Rights to flexible working for all employees

Employees with 26 weeks’ service have the right to request work flexibility Jul 2, 2014 | Freelancing News

British Business Bank assists more than 30,000 small businesses

Cable's business bank has lent nearly £800m to SMES in its first year, funding start-ups and growing UK businesses. Jul 1, 2014 | Money News

Hundreds of freelancers head to Glastonbury

BBC sends more staff to Glasto this weekend than the World Cup in Brazil. Jun 27, 2014 | Freelancing News

Thousands sign EU Freelancers Manifesto

'Ensure your voice is heard loud and clear in the new EU Parliament with just a few clicks.' Jun 11, 2014 | Freelancing News

Self-employed people found in six different ‘tribes’

Freelance creatives are part of the Independents, but which tribe do you belong to? Jun 5, 2014 | Freelancing News

Most newly self-employed say it's their choice

'We've gone it alone in the recession because we want to, not because we were forced.' May 30, 2014 | Freelancing News