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Sajid Javid weighs in on the freelance problem

  Chancellor promises review of tax rule change suffocating the self-employed (The Telegraph)  Chancellor Sajid Javid has pledged to review onerous tax rule changes coming into force next April under the “IR35” regime, giving fresh hope to freelancers who have been caught out. Speaking on BBC Radio Four over the...

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Half of musicians suffer sexual harassment at work and other news

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Independent Contractors Strike for their Employment Rights and other stories

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Banks begin to tighten rules around hiring, Uber launches freelance recruiter app, and other stories

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Self-employed savings crises as people don't pay into a pension

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BBC presenters lose case against HMRC, and other stories.

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Stagnating freelance wages mean you need to start saving!

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Labour leader promises to put the power in the hands of workers

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The Self-Employed Owe £1.6b in Tax to HMRC, and other stories

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Fiverr offers illegal private eye services, and other news

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Protect your Instagram! And other freelance news

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Freelance organisations challenge the government and nearly 1 million workers are now on zero-hour contracts

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Half of the UK's freelancers have not been paid for work & gig workers receive holiday pay

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HMRC glitch, afraid of getting ill, and other stories

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Uber and Lyft drivers continue the search for a better life

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Statutory sick pay for freelancers, sole trader tax rise and the gig economy helping UK wage growth

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New diversity standards in Creative Industries, help for disabled self-employed workers & a rise in popularity of "platform work"

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The gig economy doubles again, the problem with freelance pensions, and the government's apprenticeship scheme

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Movie Dramas, Minumum Pay Rises & Fake Families

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Fiverr has a successful IPO, new measures are taken to battle late payment, and the collapse of UK productivity

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EU Clients Shun UK Freelance Creatives Ahead of Brexit Red Tape

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Admin tasks cost UK freelancers more than £28bn a year

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Tax Time Bombs & Burnout For Gig Economy Workers

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The Tory government ‘is not on the side of small businesses’ and other stories

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Freelance surge and women are leading the way

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Crackdown On Contractors And Uber's At It Again

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Why Aren't Freelancers On A Retirement Scheme? And Other News

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Enough is Enough for Self-Employed Parents

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Late payments killed an estimated 50,000 businesses last year

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Payslips, wage stagnation and trouble in Europe: it's the 1800's all over again

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Winning Fights for Freelance Rights

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Copyright protection for some, but a loss of intellectual property rights for others

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The Jess Varnish case continues, Brexit is a mess, and is freelancing feminist?

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Halfway There

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Tax increases and delays for freelancers among some self-employed wins

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NG27 declare victory

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British Tax-men are becoming scarier than Brexiteers

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HMRC plans on chasing their debtors overseas & other news

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A Love/Hate relationship with Freelancing

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Financial security after taxes

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Sexual Discrimination in Freelancing

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Uncertainty for Freelancers in wake of Brexit backlash

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Freelancers leaving 2018 and going into 2019

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Protecting your business in 2019

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Unity

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Tax Going Digital

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Protecting Yourself

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Your Rights

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Debt

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The Budget

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Pensions

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