FreelanceUK 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

Ministers under fire for omitting creative sectors

Silence on creatives in the UK’s Industrial Strategy speaks volumes, says IPPR. Jan 15, 2014 | Freelancing News

A new freelancer's guide to self-assessment

Step-by-step guide if you’re newly self-employed and facing your first tax return. Dec 17, 2013 | Freelancing News

Regular walking ‘boosts creativity’

Why active freelancers have the edge over their more sedentary counterparts. Dec 15, 2013 | Freelancing News

New approach to IR35 nets taxman £1.1m

Freelance companies can now have their say on the seemingly fruitful reforms to IR35. Dec 11, 2013 | IR35 News

Freelancers to do their bit on Small Business Saturday

Two reasons to Tweet on SBS, and even a third, as it may land you work. Dec 4, 2013 | Freelancing News

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