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Top 10 Sites For Freelancer And Contractor News

It can be hard to keep up with what feels like ever changing regulations and best practices for freelancers and…

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It can be hard to keep up with what feels like ever changing regulations and best practices for freelancers and contractors – if you’re looking to keep up to date with the latest news in the freelance contractor industry take a look at our top 10 sites for freelancer and contractor news:

Freelance Advisor

Articles include comments on current news affairs which can affect freelancers, financial and freelance lifestyle advice. We’d recommend checking out the weekly digest posts, which link to interesting and useful sites.


The Brookson Accountants site includes financial news and advice, industry specific blog updates (including Medical, Construction and Oil and Gas). There are also some handy downloadable guides available.

Freelancing Matters

Great magazine for contractors and freelancers to keep up with industry news, circulated by the PCG and with regular insight posts from contributors.

Contractor Weekly

Up to date news for contractors including IR25, tax and business news. There is also a job board and guides to contracting, mortgages and rates.

Contractor UK

Predominantly for the IT contracting community but with regular articles relevant to other sectors. Article categories include financial and legal.

Contracting ME

Contracting Made Easy site includes guides to contractor regulations, expenses, insurance and finance for umbrella and limited companies as well as first time contractors.

Contractor Calculator

Regular updates on the contractor market including statistics, legal and contractor umbrella company news.

Guerrilla Freelancing

Something different with tips and advice for the freelance community – including how to build your freelance business, marketing and financial tips.

Financial Times

Keep an eye on company news, tax and legislation changes. There are also sections for specific industries including Oil and Gas and IT.


Regularly updated with news and support for freelancers and small businesses. It’s worth signing up the newsletter for alerts – a panel of experts frequently answer legal and accounting questions with valuable insights into the industry.

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