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 (Workshop)

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

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

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

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 24 August 2020

SEISS scheme and VAT returns

The Self-employed Income Support Scheme is a system by which the Treasury supplies a grant to eligible sole traders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most sole traders are not VAT registered, but some are. So how does the SEISS grant interact with VAT reporting?

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Posted on 06 August 2020

Getting an LP10/Lorimer letter – video (captioned)

Listen to Sandra Coulson, an experienced camera assistant/focus puller, explaining how she got an LP10 letter from HMRC to help her with cash flow. Read more below the video:Click CC for captions

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Posted on 31 July 2020

Digital taxation – coming soon-ish

HMRC have announced this week how they’re intending to move to digital tax reporting under their Making Tax Digital project (MTD). In some ways the changes are not that surprising. They’ve been talking about MTD for years. I’ve banged on about it many times. Reporting VAT via MTD is already compulsory for businesses with a

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Posted on 23 July 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 16 July 2020