Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader (2-morning 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 06 June 2022

Networking skills for freelancers (ScreenSkills, 2-part course)

Organised by ScreenSkills. Please only book if you can attend both sessions. Part 1: Tuesday 19 July 2022, 11:00 – 11:15 Part 2: Thursday 21 July 2022, 10:00 – 11:15 In these two 75-minute webinars we look at ways to engage with people who don’t know you, and how to plan your approach to meetings

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Posted on 16 May 2022

Networking skills for freelancers (ScreenSkills, 2-part course)

Organised by ScreenSkills. Please only book if you can attend both sessions. Part 1: Tuesday 5 July 2022, 11:00 – 11:15 Part 2: Thursday 7 July 2022, 10:00 – 11:15 In these two 75-minute webinars we look at ways to engage with people who don’t know you, and how to plan your approach to meetings

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Posted on 16 May 2022

Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader (BECTU/Prospect, 2 x 2 hours)

[Please only book if you’re free on both mornings.] Format: Interactive Workshop  Cost: £10 – BECTU/Prospect members | £20 – non members  This course is in 2 online parts and aimed at those who have already decided to go ‘self-employed or freelance’… not for those who are ‘thinking of the options’. Setting up on your

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Posted on 05 April 2022

Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader (2-morning 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 17 March 2022

Student loans and freelancing

NB: This blog mainly uses 2021-22 figures for Plan 2 loans. Figures change every tax year, and might be different for Scottish residents, but the principle is the same. For useful links, scroll down to the Find Out More box. Student loan repayments are a bit of a pain when you’re a PAYE freelancer.

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Posted on 03 March 2022

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 17 January 2022

HMRC shifts self-assessment deadline to Feb (2022 only)

For the second year running HMRC have moved the deadline for filing your income tax self-assessment back to Feb instead of the usual 31st January. They’ve relented to pressure from accountancy and other bodies because so many people are off with covid and might not be able to get everything done in time.

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Posted on 07 January 2022

Networking for freelancers (Prospect/BECTU)

Organised by Prospect/BECTU. In this online workshop we look at ways to engage with people who don’t know you, and how to plan your approach to meetings and events. We’ll also look at how important social media can be in supporting your face-to-face meetings.There will be plenty of interaction and we’ll be demonstrating how networking

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Posted on 07 January 2022

Networking skills for freelancers (ScreenSkills, 2-part course)

Organised by ScreenSkills. Please only book if you can attend both sessions. Part 1: Monday 21 March 2022, 17:00 – 18:15 Part 2: Thursday 24 March 2022, 13:00 – 14:15 In these two 75-minute webinars we look at ways to engage with people who don’t know you, and how to plan your approach to meetings

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Posted on 09 December 2021