All posts tagged self-employment

The rise of the Mumpreneurs

If you read our recent post concerning confidence among British freelancers, you’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s all doom and gloom in the self-employment…

How to use Facebook marketing to build your freelance client base

One of the most effective ways of reaching a new audience and spreading word of your expertise is to take full advantage of Facebook’s marketing…

The rise of the portfolio career: why settle for one job for life?

“In my day,” began my grandmother for the umpteenth time over the Christmas dinner table, “we didn’t wander around with our noses stuck to our phones….

Meet the Hubsters: How hotdesking is escaping the cities

Back in November, inflation in the UK hit its highest level in two years, prompting IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) to release…

New York passes ‘Freelance Isn’t Free Act’, UK responds with #NoFreeWork

The internet offers freelancers many things, from tools with which to do their work through to sites that help them find that work. It also helps them to…

Understanding dividend tax: what you need to know

It’s messy and it looks complicated, but having a working knowledge of dividend tax is pretty important if you’re planning on running your own limited…

How the UK’s freelancers are benefitting from the ‘gig economy’

In these times of financial uncertainty, one thing seems to be clear: those working in the so-called ‘gig economy’ are really finding their way forward….

The Confirmation Statement: What’s all that about, Kenny?

Welcome back to post-summer reality, MAFters! There’s a new directive in town, and it’s worth being aware of. So this week we’ll be grilling our…

The 10 highest-paid freelance jobs: are you charging enough?

Working out how much to charge as a freelancer or independent contractor is a conundrum in itself. Many of us Brits find it hard to…

5 facts about the UK’s freelance workforce, 2016

June 9th was bright and sunny here in the UK – the ideal weather to celebrate National Freelancers Day. The annual event is a bit of fun…

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