What does the new Health and Social Care Levy mean for freelancers?

The Westminster government invented a new tax for the UK this week. You can’t have failed to notice that we’re all going to be paying a ‘Health and Social Care Levy’. You’ve probably also heard that it’s something to do with national insurance. Well sort of. Here’s a look at the key features and how

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Posted on 09 September 2021

Finance for Freelancers (BECTU/Prospect)

Online and interactive This session will work best if you switch on your camera and audio. There are some fun interactive exercises, and it will help with your networking. Please note Zoom meeting details will be sent out approximately 1 hour before the session. We suggest you get ready by ensuring you have the most

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Posted on 05 July 2021

Finance for Freelancers (ScreenSkills/ITF)

These in-depth sessions are organised by ScreenSkills/ITF. Please ensure you can attend both dates before booking. 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

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Posted on 04 June 2021

Finance for Freelancers (Cult Cymru)

Who’s it for? Perfect for someone who’s a creative freelancer, whether new or experienced. We work a lot with people who are setting up on the own after redundancy. We assume you’d prefer to hide under the duvet than do your expenses, so we go gently through ways of looking after money without getting bogged

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Posted on 04 May 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

Finance for Freelancers (Cult Cymru)

Who’s it for? Perfect for someone who’s a creative freelancer, whether new or experienced. We work a lot with people who are setting up on the own after redundancy. We assume you’d prefer to hide under the duvet than do your expenses, so we go gently through ways of looking after money without getting bogged

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Posted on 16 February 2021

Survive and Thrive as a Freelancer (NUJ Training Wales): WEBINAR

Many people enjoy what a freelance life can offer. Choice and flexibility. But with these comes the need to be organised and on top of your finances. Already working in a rapidly changing media environment, with no guarantee of ‘a job’ in the industry, now more than ever freelance journalists find themselves in a precarious

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Posted on 20 January 2021

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 15 January 2021

Business Toolkit for Freelancers (ScreenSkills)

In association with thinkBIGGER! and David Thomas Media Ltd   Due to overwhelming demand, Business Toolkit for Freelancers is back with three new dates for early 2021. Please apply via the ScreenSkills website using the link above.    Do you need help managing your finances during these unprecedented times? Not sure what is out there to help

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Posted on 04 January 2021

Business Toolkit for Freelancers (ScreenSkills)

In association with thinkBIGGER! and David Thomas Media Ltd   Due to overwhelming demand, Business Toolkit for Freelancers is back with three new dates for early 2021. Please apply via the ScreenSkills website using the link above.    Do you need help managing your finances during these unprecedented times? Not sure what is out there to help

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Posted on 04 January 2021

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