FreelanceUK News

Business aid centre coming to a library near you

Expert advice on ‘going it alone’ is a step closer to becoming available UK-wide. May 27, 2013 | Freelancing News

When there's no penalty for an incorrect tax return

Reasonable care, not perfection, is required when freelancers settle up with HMRC.

May 23, 2013 | Freelancing News

We'll hire more freelancers online, say firms

The prospects of online freelancers for the rest of 2013 look brighter. May 23, 2013 | Freelancing News

How freelancers should speak when spoken to

Introducing yourself to maximise your moment of influence, by communication guru Kay White. May 19, 2013 | Freelancing News

'Closet freelancers' plan to ditch 9-to-5 jobs

Survey shows the lure of self-employment is too strong for most who try it. May 17, 2013 | Freelancing News

BBC's freelancers to sit 'exit interviews'

Freelancers will no longer finish their Beeb contract with a 'lack of feedback'. May 15, 2013 | Freelancing News

Age cap on start-up loans 'should be lifted'

Over-30s are next in line for a loan to get their business idea off the ground. May 14, 2013 | Freelancing News

H&S exemption for self-employed gets the all-clear

Queen confirms people who work for themselves will be free from health and safety rules. May 9, 2013 | Freelancing News

Creative industry set to expose its bullies

Freelancers due to back a UK-wide push to stamp out harassment in media workplaces. May 6, 2013 | Freelancing News

Innovators given 90-day promise on patents

Officials want your view of a 'superfast' patent processing service. Apr 30, 2013 | Freelancing News

Creative clusters 'can’t be started from scratch'

Ministers should take seven steps to turn creative clusters from an idea into a reality. Apr 28, 2013 | Freelancing News

Tax dispute service gives resolution to most applicants

Bulk of ADR cases result in full or partial resolution – sometimes because HMRC erred. Apr 26, 2013 | Freelancing News

Creative industry handed 10-point manifesto

Government told the UK’s creative economy is at risk and running out of time. Apr 25, 2013 | Freelancing News

HMRC helps freelancers stuck with paperwork

Self-employed get official help on what records to keep and for how long. Apr 23, 2013 | Freelancing 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