Fearing an economic downturn, small businesses have increased the amount of cash held in their current accounts by over 78 per cent in the last two years.
Research by IPSE has shown that freelancers’ fears of Brexit has led to low confidence in business performance.
Former Paralympic swimmer, Mark Williams, turns to self-employment to help solve a crucial problem for other amputees like him.
Thousands of contractors at pharmaceutical giant GSK outraged after receiving letters from HMRC accusing them of being disguised employees.
As the perks of self-employment are becoming better known, new research reveals almost half (40%) of UK employees would consider becoming a contractor.
HMRC has announced it will not fine the 120,000 businesses who missed the MTD deadline – which would have equalled tens of millions of pounds for HMRC.
The warning comes from following the release of figures which show that victims of pension fraud lost an average of £82,000 in 2018.
Over half of the UK’s self-employed freelancers have worked for free because of late payment or unpaid invoices, new research has found.
Rachel Mason, IPSE’s Freelancer of the Year 2019, talks about her life and the super power which has shaped her singing career: the ability to see and taste sound.
Boris Johnson has previously admired the self-employed, but his recent comments against business throw that into question.
Boris Johnson has been elected Prime Minister and will today form his cabinet. With strong opposition within his own party – how will the new PM cope?
Boris Johnson has been elected as the UK’s new Prime Minister, but what does this mean for the UK’s 4.8 million self-employed?
Jo Swinson MP has been elected leader of the Liberal Democrats, after winning over 50 per cent of the vote share. What does this mean for the self-employed?
Freelancers in the private sector could face billions extra in tax after the government announced it will go ahead with proposed changes to IR35 rules.
Two million low-paid workers, including gig economy workers, could receive government-funded sick pay for the first time.
Eighteen companies – including BT Plc – have been suspended from the Prompt Payment Code for failing to pay suppliers on time.
There is only one week until the new Prime Minister is announced – but who is a better candidate, Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt?
Loose Women’s star Kaye Adams is set to face another court battle after HMRC appealed her IR35 case.
TalkSPORT presenter Paul Hawksbee has won his IR35 case against HMRC over a £140,000 tax bill. He argued that he has a high level of autonomy as he writes his own jokes.
New research by FCSA and FreeAgent shows that Brexit and tax reforms will see a dramatic reduction in the number of freelancers in the UK.