Budget: March 2021 – Coronavirus support for freelancers

Read about announced tax changes in my separate post > Sole Trader Freelancers What’s new

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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

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

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

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

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