Video explainer: How do deductions work?

If you work for someone else they will make deductions from your pay if you’re paid PAYE. If you’re self-employed you sort out the deductions yourself. This video explainer looks at how the money flows.

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Posted on 02 August 2021

Networking skills for freelancers (ScreenSkills/ITF)

Organised by ScreenSkills/ITF. Please only book if you can attend both sessions. In these two 75-minute webinars we look at ways to engage with people who don’t know you, and how to plan your approach to meetings and events. We’ll also look at how important social media can be in supporting your face-to-face meetings.There will

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Posted on 04 June 2021

Controlling Freelance Finances (ScreenSkills/ITF)

This workshop is aimed at people who freelance in the screen industries, whether new to freelancing or with years of experience. Freelance finances can be unpredictable at the best of times, so how can we control them, particular when things are uncertain? This fun 75-min webinar is for anyone who wants to be more organised

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Posted on 26 May 2021

Farewell FEU Training. Thanks for all the fun.

March/April marks a change of financial year for many, and with it the coming and going of various funds and budgets. It’s a time when posts are closed and people move through a redundancy process into the next stage of their careers. Hence our monthly Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader courses. This

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Posted on 01 April 2021

Networking skills for freelancers (ScreenSkills/ITF)

In this 75-minute webinar we look at ways to engage with people who don’t know you, and how to plan your approach to meetings and events. We’ll also look at how important social media can be in supporting your face-to-face meetings.There will be plenty of interaction and we’ll be demonstrating how networking is really about

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Posted on 31 March 2021

Controlling Freelance Finances (ScreenSkills/ITF)

This workshop is aimed at people who freelance in the screen industries, whether new to freelancing or with years of experience. Freelance finances can be unpredictable at the best of times, so how can we control them, particular when things are uncertain? This fun 75-min webinar is for anyone who wants to be more organised

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Posted on 31 March 2021

Budget: March 2021 – Coronavirus support for freelancers

There are three types of freelancer in the creative industries. This post looks at how announcements made by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on 3 March 2021 affect each type. It focuses on coronavirus support. For an outline of each type of freelancer, go here > Read about announced tax changes in my separate post > Sole

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Posted on 03 March 2021

Controlling Freelance Finances (Audiotrain)

This workshop is aimed at people who freelance in the creative industries, whether new to freelancing or with years of experience. Freelance finances can be unpredictable at the best of times, so how can we control them, particular when things are uncertain? This workshop is aimed at people who freelance in the creative industries where

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Posted on 12 February 2021

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