FreelanceUK News

Freelancers’ Questions: Does GDPR require freelancers to register?

What freelancers who keep a log of their clients need to do before a month today.

Apr 25, 2018 | Freelancing News

‘Share the tax side of your training experience’

Creative body wants to hear from freelancers whose skills development was (or wasn’t) taxing.

Apr 24, 2018 | Freelancing News

Call to fix three IR35 reform issues before any rollout

The ICAEW reveals what needs resolving now to stop a spread of issues to the private sector.

Apr 24, 2018 | IR35 News

Boost freelancer pensions with 30% bonus, says RSA

Flat-rate treatment for all, including sole traders, hailed as too big a prize to ignore.

Apr 23, 2018 | Money News

Lewis predicts IR35 reform at Budget 2018

The BBC’s man on IR35 says the Treasury will get what it wants this autumn.

Apr 20, 2018 | News

Freelance body welcomes ease in inflation

Relief for some self-employed could be wiped out if long journeys loom.

Apr 19, 2018 | Money News

RSA unveils boosters to freelancers’ retirement security

New report reveals how to shore up the self-employed’s poor pension provision.

Apr 18, 2018 | Money News

Businessmen end ‘de-listing’ battle with Google

A first of its kind win for one of two businessmen whose conviction will be ‘forgotten.’

Apr 17, 2018 | Technology News

Freelancers warned against new tax year tactics

Deferring income is among the strategies, and slips-ups, to avoid.

Apr 15, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers write-off IR35 reform as ‘unmanageable’

Regardless of what clients put in place, changing IR35 is a non-starter for most freelance company owners.

Apr 12, 2018 | Freelancing News

Unfair freelancer payment terms to cost state suppliers

Officials threaten outsourcers over their treatment of self-employed subcontractors.   

Apr 12, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelance groups unveil 10-point manifesto

The government is ready to listen, so the self-employed’s supporters are filling its ear. 

Apr 11, 2018 | Freelancing News

IR35 campaigner bows out, to fight on in private

Freelancer relinquishes his public role against IR35, citing a lack of commitment.

Apr 10, 2018 | Freelancing News

‘Freedom to innovate’ gives freelancers a buzz

Study finds the happiness which the self-employed feel can’t be emulated by staff.

Apr 9, 2018 | Freelancing News

HMRC ‘learning the lessons’ of reforming IR35

Taxman hints he’s using his experience in the public sector to change IR35 in the private sector.

Apr 6, 2018 | Freelancing News

Self-employed alerted to new NIC rates for 2018/19

Changes to how much freelancers will pay in Class 2 and Class 4 are imminent.

Apr 5, 2018 | Freelancing News

Ministers fund creative sector deal with £150m

Creatives and officials sound less than unified about what their new partnership signifies.

Apr 4, 2018 | Freelancing News

Budget 2018 'backed into December by Brexit forecast'

A squeeze on the Budget looms, as it’s set to coincide with costing our exit from the EU.

Apr 3, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Should I leave a short contract off my CV?

Knowing what to leave off your CV is as important as knowing what to put on.

Mar 29, 2018 | Freelancing News

Creatives back Brexit implementation period agreement

‘Much-needed certainty’ for creative firms embraced, thanks to a deal lasting until 2020.

Mar 28, 2018 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Will the recruiter weigh in if I ignore off-payroll rules?

Freelancer’s Question: Are my public sector colleagues correct to say that a freelancer running their own limited company can just carry on and ignore the off-payroll regime? Or will it fall to my agency to tell me the status of my contract, in terms of its exposure to IR35?

Mar 27, 2018 | Freelancing News

BBC ‘bullied presenters into becoming freelance companies'

As a radio host’s anguish leads to her attempted suicide, the BBC takes action.

Mar 26, 2018 | Freelancing News

Cash no longer king for creatives

Money isn’t talking (as loud) to creative types, who now crave flexible hours.

Mar 23, 2018 | Freelancing News

Self-employment stabilising welcomed

The age-old appeal of ‘going it alone’ is consistently resonating with 15% of the workforce.

Mar 22, 2018 | Freelancing News

BBC presenters mock ‘ridiculous’ CEST

The IR35 digital tool acquired comic status at yesterday’s select committee.

Mar 21, 2018 | Freelancing News

IR35 consultation delay puts April 2019 start in doubt

Growing consensus is that April 2020 is when IR35 is much more likely to change.

Mar 20, 2018 | Freelancing News

Taxman to take VAT Flat Rate Scheme questions

Webinar will demystify last year’s still hazy changes to a VAT simplification scheme.

Mar 19, 2018 | Freelancing News

Britain’s creative digital exports come in at £21bn

Freelancers contributing to a space now behind 70% of all creative services exports.

Mar 16, 2018 | Freelancing News

Spring Statement seen as supporting self-employed

Chancellor credited with boosting the freelance economy -- in the long-term.

Mar 14, 2018 | Freelancing News

Twice as many self-employed mothers than in 2008

Ahead of today’s Spring Statement, officials are urged to support mums who freelance.

Mar 13, 2018 | Freelancing News

                             

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