Tag Archives: Self Employed Sole Traders

Why ‘the freelance deal’ is a big deal – and not just for the workers concerned.

There’s a long read on this site about the ‘contingent production army’ that manages large parts of the entertainment industry. Thinking about this issue, and processing it has allowed me to get a clearer idea of what our grievances are … Continue reading

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Being an employee v being a freelancer

A bit of fun here…. I had a few conversations with members about IR35 and the whole ’employee v self-employment’ question. I wrote a few things down and then thought this was a useful way of outlining the discussion between … Continue reading

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At what earnings-level are you better off trading as a Limited Company?

I sent a link to the long-read post on The Contingent Production Army to Kenne Sykes of Blue Skies Partnership (always a helpful source of advice for myself and my predecessor Tony Lennon). The article included this observation: “Examples the … Continue reading

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Schedule D?

Employers accountants routinely refer to people who, for tax purposes, are “Self Employed Sole Traders” as “Schedule D”. This refers to the old “Schedule D” of the schedular system of taxation that was largely re-written by the Tax Law Rewrite … Continue reading

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