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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

Being bored at work 'can boost creativity'

Doing the mundane first makes you better at being creative afterwards – study. Jan 9, 2013 | Freelancing News

Creatives in their late 20s to get start-up loans

Scheme for starting a freelance business extends to 25 to 30-year-olds. Jan 7, 2013 | Freelancing News

Uncertainty in 2012 'favoured freelancers'

Media and Marketing is a growing business – as long as you are freelance. Jan 2, 2013 | Freelancing News

What to buy a freelancer for Christmas

Five festive gifts to raise a smile of any freelancer on the receiving end. Dec 20, 2012 | Freelancing News

'Twice as many online jobs for freelancers in 2013'

Demand for freelance creatives already up 58% - and set to grow further next year. Dec 17, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can my client get creative industry tax relief?

Tax expert on the 'super deduction' on offer for creative firms from April. Dec 16, 2012 | Freelancing News

Why the simple income tax plan for freelancers is too complex

Cash basis plan for the self-employed is misleading, burdensome & anti-business. Dec 11, 2012 | Freelancing News

Osborne praised for creative industry boost

Chancellor endorsed for giving skills and video games a shot in the arm. Dec 9, 2012 | Freelancing News

What Autumn Statement 2012 offers freelancers

At-a-glance guide, with expert views, to Osborne's offerings for one-person businesses. Dec 6, 2012 | Freelancing News

Slow things down to save time and money

Respond rather than react – it takes practice but it’s worth it, says comms guru Kay White. Dec 4, 2012 | Freelancing News

Osborne 'can't afford to ignore IR35'

Tax expert says hype about employment status makes IR35 unavoidable for Osborne. Dec 2, 2012 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: How to get a mortgage as a freelancer?

'Base your mortgage on a multiple of your gross contract rate – not what branch staff say.'

Nov 27, 2012 | Freelancing News

Creative boss offers Osborne a blueprint

Three-point plan to make Britain 'Great' again, or risk becoming the next Finland. Nov 26, 2012 | Freelancing News

Demand leaps for online marketers, niche writers

Sheer number of 'connect & engage' channels turns out more work for freelancers. Nov 20, 2012 | Freelancing News

How to write proposals that entice and engage

Pitching freelancers need the right energy, style and length with their invites and emails. Nov 14, 2012 | Freelancing News

Don’t copy the self-employed artist who didn’t register for VAT

'Relying on a judge to loosen HMRC’s grip on VAT rules isn’t a risk worth taking.' Nov 5, 2012 | Freelancing News

Time to turn off the beer duty escalator

Binge drinking is serious – but so too is a 42% duty hike on your Friday night pint. Nov 1, 2012 | Freelancing News

OTS boss admits tax system will never be simple

Driving out complexity – entirely - is impossible, reveals tax simplifier John Whiting. Oct 30, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I form a limited company or is time against me?

Going 'Ltd' seems impractical for one freelancer facing his client's payroll. Oct 24, 2012 | Freelancing News

Top tips for freelancers about to file their tax return

Freelancers who self-assess on paper face fines if they don't take imminent action. Oct 24, 2012 | Freelancing News

UK marketing spend 'likely to fall for fifth year running'

Only the internet is resisting deeper than expected cuts to marketing budgets. Oct 23, 2012 | Marketing/PR News

Traders check if VAT man owes them 5% more

Taxman must payout on all VAT refunds authorised late, regardless of what triggered them. Oct 21, 2012 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: How to tackle copyright when hiring a freelancer?

Expert: It falls to the client, and the contract, to keep the freelancer’s rights in proportion. Oct 18, 2012 | Freelancing News