FreelanceUK 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

HMRC finalises 'improved' Business Record Checks

Oh no not another letter? Firms already struggling with paperwork face a BRC by post. Oct 17, 2012 | Freelancing News

'All aboard to set up a new business'

An idea and ambition the only fare needed to board Start-up Britain's double-decker bus. Oct 15, 2012 | Freelancing News

Alistair Campbell to keynote at National Freelancers Day

Ex-spin doctor turned freelancer to give opening address at PCG event. Oct 15, 2012 | Freelancing News

Digital freelancers riding off 'peaks and troughs'

Why freelancers will want digital agencies' workloads to keep fluctuating. Oct 11, 2012 | Design News

MPs reignite PSC tax-saving row with BBC probe

HMRC vows to crank up IR35 activity in light of 25,000 off-payroll contracts at the Beeb. Oct 9, 2012 | IR35 News

Do clients really need another excuse not to pay?

Late payment is already bad enough, doubling the default period would make it worse – Safe Collections.

Oct 7, 2012 | Money News

How freelance creatives are faring in London

Despite an overall dip in contracts, freelancers' pay remains pretty constant – Cogs. Oct 3, 2012 | Freelancing News

Why freelancers should draw up a Will

10 reasons why you can't afford to put off considering your demise. Sep 28, 2012 | Money News

Freelance Creatives will be there, will you? September 2012

Eighth in a Freelance UK series of events for creative freelancers. Sep 26, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers snap up tickets to their own film festival

Virtual ‘Admit One’ passes in the run-up to 7 Days in June are released. Sep 20, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Who pays for postage, me or the client?

Expert helps a media freelancer feeling taxed by his client's stance on snail mail. Sep 19, 2012 | Freelancing News

Osborne to unveil Autumn Statement 2012 on Dec 5

This year’s 'mini-Budget' due in the advent to Christmas. Sep 13, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Do I still need to be self-employed?

Top tips for a creative who wants to quit self-employment but keep freelancing. Sep 12, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to collaborate as a freelancer?

Sharing your workload doesn’t equate to having to share your profits, unequally. Sep 5, 2012 | Freelancing News

Creatives admit to lacking business nous

Bottom-line takes a back seat to generating ideas and pleasing clients – survey. Sep 5, 2012 | Freelancing News

Reprieve for dodgy company directors

Red tape ban does away with a better way to report rogue business owners. Sep 3, 2012 | Freelancing News

What July's IR35 Forum means for freelancers

Different headings add up to the same thing – HMRC investigating your IR35 status. Aug 29, 2012 | IR35 News

What freelancers can learn from London 2012

Stealing a lead on the pack and other Olympic ‘must-dos’ for success off the field. Aug 23, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Who owns the artwork, me or the client?

'By all means the client can have your artwork for future reprints – as long as they pay.'

Aug 20, 2012 | Freelancing News

Freelance creatives will be there, will you? August 2012

Seventh in a FreelanceUK series of events for creative freelancers.
Aug 15, 2012 | Freelancing News

Photo students cough up digestible films

Creative photography duo got their bodies to do the processing. Aug 12, 2012 | Photography News

Freelancers' Questions: How to set up as a freelancer?

When to register with HMRC; when you pay NI and when to open a business bank account. Aug 7, 2012 | Freelancing News

Weak economy = more odd jobbers

No shortage of people seeing record self-employment as a Good Thing, but are they right? Jul 30, 2012 | Freelancing News