Finance for Freelancers (FEU Webinar)

Content We’ll look at some big changes coming up in the way freelance professionals will deal with the tax office. And, we’ll address any questions you might have about the Government’s Coronavirus support schemes. Full of tips, discussion and practical exercises, this workshop will help you understand, organise and plan your finances more successfully. You’ll

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Posted on 29 October 2020

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

We have a special voluntary fee pricing policy for this course. This is for people who have no access to training funds or want to delay payment until their finances are on a firmer footing. Details below.   Who’s it aimed at? If you’ve been employed, are going through redundancy and want to set up as self-employed, this

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Posted on 06 October 2020

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

We have a special voluntary fee pricing policy for this course. This is for people who have no access to training funds or want to delay payment until their finances are on a firmer footing. Details below.   Who’s it aimed at? If you’ve been employed, are going through redundancy and want to set up as self-employed, this

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Posted on 06 October 2020

Networking skills for freelancers

Now that there are fewer opportunities for face-to-face networking, it’s even more important to make sure we’re being as clear as we can be about what we have to offer our clients and employers. This short workshop looks at basic rules of effective networking, whether online or in person. We look at: what networking is

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Posted on 29 September 2020

Finance for Freelancers (ScreenSkills/ITF)

Course content This course will cover: Budgeting and keeping on top of record keeping How money works for the three different types of creative freelancer Understanding tax and NI How to get paid on time Financial planning and behaving like a business Who it’s for Any freelancer, whether starting out or experienced, who wants to

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Posted on 29 September 2020

Stress-busting for Freelancers (FEU)

Course description: We’re certainly living in stressful times so this webinar will help you spot the difference between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ stress with the aim of helping you use stress positively while managing and controlling negative stress. Content We’ll also look at tips and techniques to avoid the kind of stress traps that lie in

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Posted on 29 September 2020

Freelancers and Rishi Sunak’s ‘Winter Economy Plan’

This post has been updated following changes announced on 22 October 2020 The Chancellor’s statement today (Thursday 24 September) is a response to the fact that COVID-19 is not going away. He talked about a “permanent adjustment” to the economy and a need to deal with a “new normal”. He needed to replace existing support

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Posted on 24 September 2020

Digital banking for businesses: pros and cons

I get a lot of questions about digital banks on my sole trader courses. Are they any good? Are they better/cheaper than high street banks?

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Posted on 11 September 2020

Networking and social media for creative freelancers

Now that there are fewer opportunities for face-to-face networking, it’s even more important to make sure we’re being as clear as we can be about what we have to offer our clients and customers. This short workshop looks at basic rules of effective networking, whether online or in person. The first section looks at: what

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Posted on 01 September 2020

Beyond redundancy: 6-point guide for creative people

Losing a job through no fault of your own can be hard. But redundancy isn’t the end, it’s the start of the next stage in your life.  I’ve been through redundancy (twice!) and have been training people how to set up on their own for 15 years. Below are some tips and advice. We cover

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Posted on 01 September 2020