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

Self-employed roles in production – updated ‘agreed list’

Just before Christmas HMRC published an updated list of the job roles that are typically considered self-employed in film and broadcast production. This is a welcome clarification, and has been the result of long discussions between BECTU and others. It’s been organised into handy sections such as ‘post-production’, ‘special FX’, ‘audio’, ‘production management’, etc.. My

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Posted on 13 January 2020

How do IR35 changes affect creative freelancers? (Q&A)

You may have heard that the government is changing the way that organisations determine the status of people they might hire to work for them – people like freelancers and contractors. This is commonly called the IR35 or ‘intermediaries’ legislation.

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Posted on 13 January 2020

Why our Finance for Freelancers workshop is different

In the run-up to this month’s Finance for Freelancers workshop in London (book here!), I saw an interesting comment on Facebook under BECTU’s ad for the course. The suggestion was that other organisations run free courses on tax, etc., so why bother with ours.

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Posted on 08 July 2019

Finance for Freelancers (ITV Leavers)

This one day workshop shows you how to keep within the regulations and not waste time, whilst making the most of your finances. We’ll take a good look at: how tax works the big digital tax changes that are coming up what National Insurance is for cash flow planning record-keeping VAT as it affects freelancers

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Posted on 07 September 2017

Finance for Freelancers (ITV Leavers)

This one day workshop shows you how to keep within the regulations and not waste time, whilst making the most of your finances. We’ll take a good look at: how tax works the big digital tax changes that are coming up what National Insurance is for cash flow planning record-keeping VAT as it affects freelancers

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Posted on 07 September 2017

Finance for Freelancers (ITV Leavers)

This one day workshop shows you how to keep within the regulations and not waste time, whilst making the most of your finances. We’ll take a good look at: how tax works the big digital tax changes that are coming up what National Insurance is for cash flow planning record-keeping VAT as it affects freelancers

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Posted on 07 September 2017

Finance for Freelancers (ITV Leavers)

This one day workshop shows you how to keep within the regulations and not waste time, whilst making the most of your finances. We’ll take a good look at: how tax works the big digital tax changes that are coming up what National Insurance is for cash flow planning record-keeping VAT as it affects freelancers

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Posted on 05 September 2017