FreelanceUK News

Plan now for 'no-deal Brexit', creatives urged

A creative trade body recommends you take action today, should a UK-EU agreement not get struck.

Aug 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Taxman pays 41,000 people to be HMRC informers

Bounty payments totalling almost £350k go to people HMRC says should keep quiet.

Aug 28, 2018 | Money News

Digital tax account documents ‘provide clarity’

VAT traders handed fresh guidance on what they’ll need to do from April 2019.

Aug 24, 2018 | Money News

Poker tournament winner with a criminal past loses it all to HMRC

A once asset-poor fraudster who couldn't pay gets his newly won chip-stack taken away.

Aug 22, 2018 | Money News

Freelance body develops training proposal into ‘bold’ skills strategy

A plan to strengthen the self-employed’s abilities has been beefed up seven-fold.

Aug 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

Tax officer caught 'letting rip' at businesswoman

A foul-mouthed Revenue staffer is recorded swearing at a ‘gobsmacked’ caller.

Aug 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What's an IR35 expert's view of the HMRC consultation?

A firm in the field of stopping freelancers getting caught says HMRC's batting is causing severe delays.

Aug 20, 2018 | IR35 News

Search starts for best self-employed traders

Digital, micro and young businesses are called to compete in a national contest.

Aug 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers defy the odds with their brightest outlook since 2015

The UK’s ‘resilient, determined problem-solvers’ shrug of Brexit and IR35 reform.

Aug 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Slight slip in self-employment ‘not cause for concern’

But ‘pressures and threats’ facing freelancers will drag economic performance, warns IPSE.

Aug 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

HMRC gets short shrift in IR35 reform consultation

The defiant dozen: HMRC’s proposal is being severely resisted by 12 IR35 consultation respondents.

Aug 14, 2018 | IR35 News

MPs call to bring self-employed under pension auto-enrolment

Tax returns tabled as the means to automatically deduct a small income percentage for your retirement.

Aug 13, 2018 | Money News

FreelanceUK readers, your final call to action

The biggest threat to your livelihood? Probably. You’ve just a few hours to fight it.

Aug 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

More SMEs are Remainers than pre-Brexit vote

The type of firms freelancers supply have grown more resolute that ‘Leave’ was lamentable -- poll.

Aug 8, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative freelancers, are your digital skills 'future-proof'?

Revealed: which skills will be hot by 2030, and which look 'most likely to disappear.'

Aug 7, 2018 | Freelancing News

When HMRC abandons an IR35 case against one of its own

Yet again a certain taxman can’t catch a freelance contractor, even though this time HMRC was the client.

Aug 7, 2018 | IR35 News

Five freelancer-friendly online marketplaces to try

Buying and selling, or just browsing? Either way, here’s a platform for your penchant or product.

Aug 6, 2018 | Freelancing News

Government told how to make freelance work 'good'

Three if not four proposals are enough to support the self-employed, says IPSE.

Aug 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers strive to be experts, not entrepreneurs – report

The views of empire-builders among freelancers? Possibly. Their goals? Not so much, finds IPSE.

Aug 1, 2018 | Freelancing News

Top 5 bad bookkeeping habits to avoid

Cut out these bad bookkeeping habits and make your bookkeeping organised and up to date. 

Aug 1, 2018 | Running Your Business

Creative industries 'amplify success of DCMS sectors'

Minister trumpets the success of Music, but such traditional sectors are struggling the most.

Jul 31, 2018 | Freelancing News

'Soft landing' for digital tax accounts endorsed

Traders won’t be fined for first 12 months and will be allowed to ‘cut and paste’ – HMRC.

Jul 30, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers to vent VAT issues

A tell-all survey on Value Added Tax even has room for Brexit, MTD and IR35.

Jul 29, 2018 | Money News

Working from home: the pros and cons

Find out whether working from home will suit you or not, before you make the leap.

Jul 28, 2018 | Working from Home

Freelancers’ essentials for a tip-top copywriting portfolio

Four ‘must-dos’ to stand out from the copywriting competition as a freelancer.

Jul 26, 2018 | Copywriting

Gig worker proposal ‘alarmingly similar to IR35 reforms’

Freelance work sector warns the OTS that its PAYE plan has 'unintended consequences.'

Jul 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Deliveroo boss calls for new charter for self-employed

Let 'gig economy' giants grant benefits in isolation to status, government urged.

Jul 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: When do I need to make a payment on account?

Sounds like an eavesdropping freelancer needs to pay HMRC, and soon.

Jul 23, 2018 | Money News

Manchester tops table of promptest-paying cities

Almost nine in 10 freelancers get paid on time in the Capital of the North.

Jul 22, 2018 | Freelancing News

Draw up temps' Brexit-immigration policy, ministers urged

The REC slams a ‘lack of clarity’ for the likes of freelancers from 2021.

Jul 19, 2018 | Freelancing News