FreelanceUK News

Cheques to go through within one working day

Digital imaging boosts the prospects (and clearing times) of paper payments. Mar 28, 2017 | Money News

Freelancers' Questions: Should a sole trader join an umbrella company?

Payroll expert cautions a freelancer on the receiving end of a recruiter's advice. Mar 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

SMEs 'using four freelancers for every one employee'

Little wonder why Hammond tried to monetise freelancers, says PeoplePerHour. Mar 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Private Healthcare Insurance

As a freelancer, you should be enjoying all of the benefits that come from leaving permanent employment.

Mar 23, 2017 | Insurance

'Reasonable care' clause put into new IR35 legislation

Final set of April 6th rules outlaws clients from making blanket IR35 assessments. Mar 22, 2017 | IR35 News

Taylor Review told not to think 'one-size-fits-all'

Top academic says genuine freelancers mustn’t pay the price for outlawing the fakes.
Mar 21, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers' Questions: How to guarantee my freelance work?

Legal aid for a sole trader stuck on what should go into a promise of quality.
Mar 21, 2017 | Freelancing News

Making Tax Digital delay 'does not go far enough'

Chancellor’s concession is welcomed, but reservations remain over MTD’s cost, timing and use. Mar 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Freelancers’ Questions: How to invoice and work together as freelancers?

A partnership looks best for a freelance duo wanting to offer clients a single service. Mar 16, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond cancels NI hike on self-employed

Chancellor shreds his plan to raid freelancers from 2019.
Mar 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

New guide unveiled on Flat Rate VAT changes

Get the official word on whether you’re a limited cost trader, and likely to pay more VAT. Mar 14, 2017 | Money News

NIC hike 'to hit low-wage self-employed parents'

New figures said to show high paid freelancers as far from the only losers of Budget 2017. Mar 13, 2017 | Freelancing News

PM steps in over Hammond's NIC hike

Theresa May's intervention is welcomed, yet up to £700 more in Class 4 is still incoming. Mar 12, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond raids self-employed at Budget 2017

Class 4 NICs hike feared to be the first in a series of attacks on freelancers. Mar 9, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Be cautious with freelancer tax changes'

Ministers urged to take care with any changes today to self-employed taxation. Mar 7, 2017 | Freelancing News

New IR35 tool lets workers test their status

Freelancers who are 'Ltd' among those now able to check their status for tax. Mar 6, 2017 | IR35 News

Last-minute Budget wishes sent to Hammond

Freelance sector wants MTD clarity, no knee-jerk policy-making and help on IR35. Mar 5, 2017 | Freelancing News

Budget 2017 tipped to tackle self-employed taxation

Plans to overhaul how much freelancers pay HMRC are expected on Wednesday. Mar 1, 2017 | Freelancing News

Clarify legal tax planning, Hammond urged

Chancellor told Budget 2017 should bring traders clarity on what’s allowed and authentic. Feb 27, 2017 | Freelancing News

Small Business Commissioner due in October

Scepticism about the late payments tsar remerges, just as its debut is set in stone. Feb 26, 2017 | Freelancing News

Hammond told to back self-employed at Budget 2017

Chancellor urged to define self-employment and factor-in the risks they take. Feb 23, 2017 | Freelancing News

Creative industries sign new anti-piracy code

Rights-holders team up with search giants to demote infringing content. Feb 22, 2017 | Freelancing News

What to do if you're declared inside IR35 on April 6th

Five steps that freelancers who want to fight will take if clients rule against them. Feb 21, 2017 | IR35 News

Apps are absent at two-thirds of taxpaying traders

No tax software inside most small ventures will make MTD a hard slog. Feb 20, 2017 | Money News

Self-employed's reality not matching expectation

Less profit; more irregular work and later pay than you expect, freelancers warn. Feb 19, 2017 | Freelancing News

Rethink Flat Rate VAT changes, HMRC urged

Freelancers seen in the collateral from a clampdown on a popular VAT scheme. Feb 16, 2017 | Money News

Self-employed come under attack, twice

Freelance bodies refute suggestions Budget 2017 should bruise the self-employed. Feb 15, 2017 | Freelancing News

Public sector IR35 changes – a freelancer's overview

What April's off-payroll rules mean; when they apply and who's affected. Feb 14, 2017 | Freelancing News

'Don’t automatically accept automatic tax penalties'

Charity says your excuse for being fined £100 may be reasonable enough to have it overturned. Feb 13, 2017 | Money News

Self-employed plumber actually a 'worker,' court rules

Another gig economy giant is told it owes more rights than it gave one of its 'freelancers.' Feb 12, 2017 | Freelancing News