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Labour 2017 manifesto: creative industry pledges

A dozen ways Jeremy Corbyn wants to keep our creative sectors 'world class.' May 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Gig economy workers 'in line for new rights'

People engaged as self-employed for casual work set to be wooed by the Tories. May 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Does granting copyright have to be retrospective?

Legal aid for a freelancer feeling stung by his client’s Facebook game request. May 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' confidence sinks to near-record low

Brexit and government policy sapping the self-employed to a 'concerning' level. May 11, 2017 | Freelancing News

Company directors want self-employed NI to rise

A supporter of enterprise calls for a tax hike on people in business on their own. May 11, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative job applicants can keep minor convictions to themselves

Court ruling lets work-seekers with misdemeanours in the past, stay in the past. May 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Self-employed' label used to deny paid holiday

Defining self-employment is how to stop the rogues from not offering paid rests -- Citizens Advice. May 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I accept emails as being my contract?

The legal lowdown for an ex-creative, re-engaged via his inbox as a freelancer. May 7, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hermes off to court over drivers' self-employed status

Courier giant accused of labelling drivers as freelancers to deny them of rights. May 4, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to fill in my first corporation tax return?

Pitfalls and pointers for a brave new ‘Ltd’ freelancer, trying to tot up tax alone. May 4, 2017 | Freelancing News

MPs accuse 'gig economy' giants of exploitation

Business body sticks up for self-employment amid claims it is used to deny rights. May 3, 2017 | Freelancing News

Tories and Labour vow to freeze VAT

But talk of 'working families' and a vow to hike company tax will unsettle micro-business. May 1, 2017 | Freelancing News

National freelancers' support centre called for

Independent creatives need a non-London base when at the risky stage, says CIF. Apr 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Government shelves Making Tax Digital

But whether the online quarterly accounts will return or be retired is unclear. Apr 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

We're down -- but not out in 2018, say micro-firms

Tiny traders overwhelmingly plan to keep at it, despite economic worries. Apr 24, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: Should I deregister for VAT due to the FRS changes?

When it’s worth leaving the Flat Rate Scheme as a ‘limited cost’ freelancer. Apr 23, 2017 | Money News

Anti-late payment plan tabled by Corbyn

Labour vows to hit big firms that leave small suppliers in the financial lurch. Apr 21, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: What if I’m terminated as TUPE doesn’t cover me?

'Difficult' choice for a long-serving agency temp, faced with the bench or a tribunal. Apr 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Making Tax Digital 'to cost £2,800 per trader'

CEBR says freelancers face three times more in MTD costs than the government estimates. Apr 18, 2017 | Money News

Taylor 'wants to define self-employment in law'

Modern work review chief sounds receptive to calls to set self-employment in stone. Apr 17, 2017 | Freelancing News

Brexit wish-list for creatives given to ministers

Lib Dems pitch 10 policy ideas to help creative sectors overcome EU exit challenges. Apr 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: Am I safe from IR35 when moonlighting?

Legal expert cautions a broadcast engineer that his client sounds more like his employer. Apr 12, 2017 | IR35 News

Stressed traders say they tackle paperwork alone

'Time and health seem to suffer for those who go it alone and stay alone, without help.' Apr 11, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers alerted to Lifetime ISA penalty

New savings account a 'step in the right direction', but beware the pitfall, says IPSE. Apr 9, 2017 | Money News

The now in force IR35 changes -- Top 10 myths

Separating fact from fiction about what's now here -- IR35 reform in the public sector.

Apr 6, 2017 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: Should I VAT register to use projects website?

Reassurance for a creative unregistered for VAT but facing VAT on a site's service fee. Apr 4, 2017 | Freelancing News

Why SMEs use online freelancers – revealed

Regional talent shortages top the list of reasons that firms favour freelancers over staff. Apr 2, 2017 | Freelancing News

How to design your website for freelance success

Five fundamentals to succeed as a freelancer with your own website. Mar 30, 2017 | Design News

What's still wrong with the IR35 digital tool

Eight areas where the ESS falls down and needs fixing. Mar 29, 2017 | IR35 News

Freelancers' Questions: How to do a one-off freelance project as an employee?

Sole trading looks the best option for a web designer in receipt of a £7,000 offer. Mar 28, 2017 | Freelancing News