FreelanceUK News

Government asks the self-employed to help

'Fill in the blanks so we can provide self-employed people with the best help and advice.' Jan 23, 2011 | Freelancing News

Freelance Alliance Spotlight: Drawing on my career as a freelance artist

Matthew Harding on going it alone as an illustrator: Part Two – colourful clients. Jan 20, 2011 | Design News

How I sketched a career in freelance illustration

Matthew Harding on going it alone as an illustrator: Part One - the broad strokes. Jan 18, 2011 | Design News

Ad budgets set higher after PR cutbacks

PR staff among those hoping the economy won’t derail more money for marketing. Jan 17, 2011 | Marketing/PR News

Social Media Ninja wanted <br>

How the hyper-connected world is pushing job titles to their creative limits. Jan 13, 2011 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What's in a contract for media interviews?

Legal aid for a freelance interviewer hoping to cash-in on the rich and famous. Jan 12, 2011 | Freelancing News

'Exodus of TV freelancers by 2021'

Most freelancers say they expect to abandon the industry within a decade. Jan 7, 2011 | Freelancing News

9-to-5 work 'to run out of time in 2011'<b>

Signs of business as usual for freelancers: 'odd hours, far away clients and no 9-to-5.' Jan 5, 2011 | Freelancing News

Freelancers baffled by closure of photo site

No good explanation as to why Polylooks shut down. Dec 23, 2010 | Photography News

'Ripped-off' freelancers prompt agency model re-think

Paying their agents on payday, not up-front, could give TV freelancers fewer sleepless nights. Dec 23, 2010 | Technology News

Room at the inn for a photographer? Well, there's no ban

Let us hope the season of goodwill extends to family photographers, writes legal expert Chris Webb-Jenkins. Dec 22, 2010 | Photography News

Comment must be 'honest' – it doesn't have to be 'fair'

The courts are catching up with the realities of publishing online, writes legal expert Oliver Sweeney. Dec 20, 2010 | Journalism News

Demand for online freelancers 'driven by start-ups'

The online market for freelance skills is getting bigger, thanks to its smallest new customers. Dec 17, 2010 | Freelancing News

Freelance Round-up: This month in photography<br>

How to get out of a creative rut, ghost photography, exhibitions and discounted camera gear. Dec 16, 2010 | Photography News

Writing headlines – tell the story, sell the story<br>

Veterans, producers and reporters of news on how to write effective headlines. Dec 15, 2010 | Journalism News

Freelancers' Questions: How to pay myself?

Expert advice on the least taxing ways to pay yourself as a creative freelancer.

Dec 13, 2010 | Money News

Digital design industry sees freelance numbers boom

Five-fold jump in the number of digital and design staff 'going it alone.' Dec 8, 2010 | Design News

Freelancers' Questions: Any UK tax on foreign freelancers?

IR35 and the 183-day rule still apply even where a UK firm has its parent overseas. Dec 2, 2010 | Freelancing News

Freelancers interview on the loo<br>

Job candidates take pooh-poohing agents to a whole new level.
Dec 1, 2010 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to invoice an Italian client?

EU or UK-based, clients want the same details on freelance invoices.

Nov 30, 2010 | Freelancing News

Do more than take pictures well for freelance longevity

Unlocking the key to longevity in the freelance photo market. Nov 26, 2010 | Photography News

When photographers fall into the freelance pit<br>

Freelance photographer Julian Claxton on refocusing when you're lost. Nov 25, 2010 | Photography News

Freelance Round-up: This month in writing - November

Crapp awards, a bloggers’ guide to libel law and what it’s like to work on a farm… Nov 24, 2010 | Journalism News

Freelancers’ Questions: Do I need the small earnings exception?

Accounting aid for a freelancer eying immunity from Class 2 National Insurance. Nov 18, 2010 | Freelancing News

Finding your first job as a freelance journalist

'Survival Guide to Journalism' on routes in to the industry. Nov 18, 2010 | Journalism News

Freelance Round-up: This month in photography

Photo editing and adding light to a subject, plus be careful not to sign away your rights in competitions. Nov 16, 2010 | Photography News

Freelancer of the Year launches<br>

Calls for this year’s hot creatives to enter the ever-popular Awards. Nov 16, 2010 | Freelancing News

How to place your story with the right publication

Cracking the tough task of knowing where, how & when to pitch your story. Nov 12, 2010 | Journalism News

Freelance Round-up: This month in design

The perils of redesigning logos & techniques to understand how the mind visually prioritises web content. Nov 12, 2010 | Design News

So you want to be a journalist?

Dan Synge talks about the essential qualities of a good journalist & how they work. Nov 10, 2010 | Journalism News