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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

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