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Change to IR35 triggers 30,000 slump in start-ups

April's off-payroll rules are directly blamed for the first fall in business set-ups in seven years.

Feb 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

'Marketing consultant' handed 18-month jail term

Attempt to rob his firms of £140,000 returns real consequences for a fake marketer.

Feb 1, 2018 | Marketing/PR News

Late payments tsar to get tough, 'if need be'

'Three strikes and you're out' approach mooted by the small business commissioner.

Jan 31, 2018 | Money News

Small business gets £100 tax penalty cancelled

Not being a 'flesh and blood human being' is why the taxman has come unstuck.

Jan 30, 2018 | Money News

Fewer self-employed declaring bankruptcy

A wave of personal insolvencies doesn’t appear to be engulfing freelancers.

Jan 29, 2018 | Freelancing News

Seven-year-olds to have copyright lessons

Intellectual approach? Patent officials get down with the kids with an IP cartoon series.

Jan 26, 2018 | Freelancing News

Alert over slowing self-employment growth

Stats showing 'going it alone' isn’t a growing business should ring alarm bells, says IPSE.

Jan 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

Taxpayers fob off HMRC with alien accounts

Or at least they’re trying to, alongside claims about vertigo, rabbits and a Glasgow nightclub.

Jan 24, 2018 | Money News

When you pay HMRC today, is there a delay?

Be aware, because you paying isn’t always the same as the taxman getting paid.

Jan 23, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Is an annual bonus an IR35 sign I can ignore?

'Thanks, but no thanks' might be the cleanest way out of a status muddying.

Jan 22, 2018 | IR35 News

Fancy a cuppa of creativity? Tea found to enrich ideas

Freelancers may need only half a cup to stir some innovation into their work.

Jan 19, 2018 | Freelancing News

IPSE to award most talented freelancers

Freelance body wants to hear from the great, the young and the newly self-employed.

Jan 18, 2018 | Freelancing News

Record number of Britons eying freelancing

Timetabled or not, an unprecedented number of workers want to 'go it alone.'

Jan 17, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Which taxes do sole traders pay this month?

Expert previews what an accountant is going to suggest paying before January 31st.

Jan 16, 2018 | Money News

Taxman takes you listening to mean you're not waiting

'Unacceptable' way to count response times is blasted, after 12 minutes became four minutes.

Jan 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Am I alright to not register with HMRC yet?

New freelancers no longer need to register within their first three months.

Jan 12, 2018 | Freelancing News

Four in 10 freelancers hope to retire before their sixties

Day rates look decent enough for almost half the self-employed to stop work before pension age.

Jan 11, 2018 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Can they change my service agreement end-date?

Legal expert pits what a mistaken email said against what was initially agreed.

Jan 10, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creative body sends downbeat 2018 message

The 'buffeted' government is told it can't be waited on any longer to help creative sectors.

Jan 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers, what's your new year tax resolution?

Here's four to get you started, to help towards a more profitable year. Jan 7, 2018 | Freelancing News

Small is beautiful, suggest UK freelancers

No plans to grow in 2018 are on the agenda for the bulk of single-person businesses. Jan 4, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Can I claim petrol costs as a new Uber driver?

Moonlighting at night while setting up a business by day may be taxing. Jan 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Hammond schedules Spring Statement 2018

March 13 is the next date for your diary, but 'major new policy' isn't the intention. Dec 20, 2017 | Money News

We freelance through illness, say eight in 10

A call for freelancers to get sick pay is spluttered out again, as many have worked while unwell. Dec 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: What if I'm still unpaid a year later?

'The reputable won’t require you to fork out before they recover what you're owed.' Dec 18, 2017 | Freelancing News

Which gigs will freelancers find most profitable?

Focus on long term contracts and charging more with experience.

Dec 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

Get yourself on social media in 5 steps

As a freelancer, social media can help you reach new clients and it gives you a platform to display your work to them. Here is how to set up your social media profiles for your freelance business. 

Dec 13, 2017 | Marketing

How to deal with stress as a freelancer

Follow these steps to minimise the stress that comes with being a freelancer.

Dec 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Self-employment a career choice for over 3 in 4 freelancers

76% of freelancers have revealed they chose to go self-employed, and were not forced into this way of working. Dec 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

How to create your ideal freelance office space at home

If you are going to work from home then you need to consider the best way to design your work space.

Nov 29, 2017 | Freelancing News

                             

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