How not to be skint when freelancing

At a recent freelancing workshop someone asked a great question. “How can I avoid being skint in winter when there’s no work?” This simple question goes to the heart of good financial management when you’re freelancing.

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Posted on 01 October 2018

New simplified cash flow planner for freelancers

I’ve been going through cash flow planning with sole traders now for nearly 15 years, and it’s a great way to plan how to not run out of the money. A cash flow sheet

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Posted on 01 October 2018

Government abandons abolition of self-employed national insurance

Well. Would you Adam and Eve it. After 2 years of toing and froing over Class 2 national insurance, the government has announced sole traders will continue to pay it after all.

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Posted on 10 September 2018

Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader (London)

Who’s it aimed at? If you’ve been employed, are going through redundancy and want to set up as self-employed, this is the course you can’t afford to miss.  It’s particularly aimed at creative people, production folk and anyone who feels like running for the hills when they hear the words ‘tax return’. No previous knowledge of self-employment is

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Posted on 01 August 2018

Tools for managing your social media

If you’ve been on one of my networking for freelancers workshops, we probably discussed how to not waste time on social media. Don’t get me wrong. Social media can be a very good way of keeping in the loop when you’re working for yourself. But many people talk about getting sucked into social media. They

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Posted on 01 August 2018

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