Tag: Freelancers

As National Living Wage Increases, How Can Freelancers Achieve Better Rates?

The so-called gig economy has grown significantly in recent years. Work has become far more mobile and flexible with technological advances allowing people to work remotely and reliably on project work. The downside is more and more people are now competing for work and this will inevitably drive hourly rates down. So what steps should…




Sole Trader or Umbrella Company – Which is Best For Freelancers?

If you work as a freelancer, there may be times where you consider contract work to generate more income. Some companies, however, will insist that they can only pay you direct if they are paying you via a limited company. This leaves the freelancer with a problem if they operate as a sole trader. The…