Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader (2-day 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. [Please only book if you’re free on both mornings.] Who’s it aimed at? If you’ve been employed, are going through

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Posted on 20 September 2021

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

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

[NB – please only book if you’re free on both mornings.] Who’s it aimed at? If you’ve been employed, are going through redundancy and want to set up as self-employed, this is the course you can’t afford to miss.  It’s particularly aimed at anyone who feels like running for the hills when they hear the words ‘tax return’.

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Posted on 06 August 2021

Video explainer: How do deductions work?

If you work for someone else they will make deductions from your pay if you’re paid PAYE. If you’re self-employed you sort out the deductions yourself. This video explainer looks at how the money flows.

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Posted on 02 August 2021

Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader (2-day 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. [Please only book if you’re free on both mornings.] Who’s it aimed at? If you’ve been employed, are going through

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Posted on 21 July 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

An end to silly tax dates?

When you train people in understanding tax in the UK, you get to be a bit of a tax nerd after a while. One of the nerdiest issues is why on earth does the UK start the income tax year on 6th April. (Look it up if you must.) So now the Office of Tax

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Posted on 02 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

Controlling Freelance Finances (ScreenSkills/ITF)

This workshop is aimed at people who freelance in the screen industries, whether new to freelancing or with years of experience. Freelance finances can be unpredictable at the best of times, so how can we control them, particular when things are uncertain? This fun 75-min webinar is for anyone who wants to be more organised

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Posted on 26 May 2021

Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader (2-day 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 17 May 2021

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