FreelanceUK News

Firms eek out a slight rise in marketing budgets

Upturn in marketing spend for 2013 augurs well, despite ongoing economic concerns. Apr 16, 2013 | Marketing/PR News

More firms turn to marketing and media temps

Freelancers exploiting the 'massive talent shortage' in media & marketing. Apr 10, 2013 | Freelancing News

Flat-rate state pension 'will benefit the self-employed'

Osborne was right to say the Single Tier Pension will help the self-employed – ClearSky.

Apr 9, 2013 | Money News

Self-employment quitters told to email the taxman

Freelancers who ditch self-employment can now notify HMRC by email. Apr 8, 2013 | Freelancing News

Film gang sentenced for £2.8m tax scam

Revenue stops crooks from exploiting creative industry’s showpiece tax relief scheme. Apr 7, 2013 | Freelancing News

Social networks omit photographers’ rights data

Image creators’ details routinely removed on Facebook, Twitter & Flickr. Apr 4, 2013 | Photography News

Politicians failing to woo the smallest traders

At least one-third of micro-businesses don’t feel understood by Whitehall. Mar 21, 2013 | Freelancing News

Osborne 'must recognise freelancers' vital role'

'Today's Budget should correct years of inaction around freelancers.' Mar 19, 2013 | Freelancing News

Osborne 'helped boost video gaming jobs'

Upturn in creative roles credited, in part, to measures in the last Budget. Mar 19, 2013 | Freelancing News

When freelancers' clients move to the cloud

A checklist to help navigate the technical and legal side of creative services in the cloud. Mar 13, 2013 | Freelancing News

HMRC refocuses avoidance effort around CGT

Clamping down on what's fruitful sees the Revenue's CGT yield almost double. Mar 12, 2013 | Freelancing News

Why is Yahoo! banning home working?

Mobile work boss on the 'backwards' move of the forward-thinking tech giant. Mar 12, 2013 | Freelancing News

Demand for creatives surpasses 2012 peak

New openings for Marketing, Media, PR and Digital staff surge past the high of May. Mar 8, 2013 | Freelancing News

ISPs told to block film and music pirates

High Court judgement could usher in stronger action against copyright theft. Mar 3, 2013 | Freelancing News

Dull workplaces 'stifling creativity'

Freelancers should be wary of entering the 'creative and cultural desert.' Feb 28, 2013 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to run my limited company account?

Expert advice for a freelancer stuck with invoices, expenses and a new limited company. Feb 28, 2013 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What if the job takes less time than I quoted?

Veteran writer's top tips for freelancers who finish early. Feb 25, 2013 | Freelancing News

Creative sectors express piracy concerns

Music giant is the latest to sound unconvinced by the UK's anti-piracy stance. Feb 24, 2013 | Freelancing News

Revealed: Labour's plan for the creative industries

Blueprint to bring jobs and growth to UK creativity comes at an important moment – Harman. Feb 19, 2013 | Freelancing News

Simpler tax system for freelancers 'is a good idea gone bad'

'Cash-basis plan is so poorly framed that few self-employed people will take it up.' Feb 13, 2013 | Freelancing News

Clean out your computer day shouldn’t be lost on freelancers

Backers of an annual day in the US dedicated to PC cleaning say Brits should follow suit. Feb 11, 2013 | Technology News

ONS posts YouTube video on self-employment

Bean-counters light up video giant with stats, charts and graphs on the self-employed. Feb 7, 2013 | Freelancing News

UK creatives to drum up business in Hollywood

Government backs creative industry push to get more business from across the pond. Feb 4, 2013 | Freelancing News

So freelancers, what are your five words for 2013?

'All is not lost if you've already broken your New Year's resolution.' Feb 3, 2013 | Freelancing News

What self-assessors could buy if they filed on time

Accountant's light-hearted look at the luxuries penalty revenue could afford. Jan 31, 2013 | Money News

Clock is ticking for self-employed direct sellers

Taxman gives consultants one month to come forward. Jan 31, 2013 | Freelancing News

Settle VAT now to avoid a closer look into your tax affairs

Freelancers yet to pay the VAT-man can head off a fuller investigation from Feb 28. Jan 30, 2013 | Money News

Social media's benefits 'lost' on leisure sector

Sales boost, and other pluses of social media, being neglected by leisure brands. Jan 29, 2013 | Design News

Freelancers' Questions: What makes a good freelancer?

Five top tips for successful creative freelancing in 2013. Jan 23, 2013 | Freelancing News

Digital agencies' use of freelancers 'soaring'

It's unfortunately not their niche skills that are making freelancers the agencies' favourite. Jan 13, 2013 | Design News