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Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader

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Universities and Academies

GSM London

How to be a sole trader

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The Iver Academy, Pinewood Studios

Finance for Freelancers

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NFTS

Managing Freelance Finances

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Ravensbourne

Finance for Freelancers/Controlling Freelance Finances

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How not to be skint!

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Networking for Creative People

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Limited Companies (and other useful stuff)

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University of the West of England (Bristol)

Finance for Freelancers

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Westminster Kingsway College/zero-one

Unions, Charities and Associations

AMPS

Controlling Freelance Finances

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BECTU/Prospect and Stage Management Association
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Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a sole trader

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Controlling Freelance Finances in Uncertain Times

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Networking & Social Media / Meeting Up and Linking In

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PACT Indie Diversity (Scotland) –
Your Freelance Toolkit

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Finance for Freelancers | Freelance Toolkit (Freelancers’ Fair)

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Getting Organised and Getting On
Time/Career/Stress Management

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Get Organised: Get Organising! (March 2019)

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BECTU offers support and training for media freelancers. Visit the BECTU website for more information.

Creative Skills (Cornwall)

Finance for Freelancers >

CULT Cymru
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Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader

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Networking Skills for Freelancers

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Finance for Freelancers

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Controlling Freelance Finances in Uncertain Times

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Federation of Entertainment Unions (FEU)

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Controlling Freelance Finances (webinar)

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Finance for Freelancers (incl Spotlight webinar)

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Cash Flow for Freelancers

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Networking skills for freelancers

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Intro to Social Media for Freelancers

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Film and TV Charity

Controlling Freelance Finances

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Networking skills for freelancers

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GTC
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IR35 Demystified

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Institute of Professional Sound

Finance for Freelancers >

The IPS offers support and training for its members. Visit the IPS website for more information.

Northern Film and Media

Finance for Freelancers

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NUJ Training Wales
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Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a Sole Trader

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Survive and thrive as a freelancer

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Networking and Social Media for freelancers

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Outlander/Hit the Ground Running
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Your Freelance Toolkit >

We Are Doc Women

Finance for Freelancers

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Broadcasters and Creative Bodies

All Spring Media

Intro to Freelance Finances

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Audiotrain/AudioUK

Controlling Freelance Finances

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BAFTA

Controlling Freelance Finances

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BBC Courses
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“Setting up as a Sole trader”
“Finance for Freelancers” (incl PTS/DTS trainees & BBC Apprentices)

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Networking for Creative People (PTS trainees)

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Making Contacts and Connections (formerly “Growing your network”)

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Creative Access Interns Toolkit (Birmingham)

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BFI

BFI Future Film Festival

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Channel 4 | thinkBIGGER!

Finance for Freelancers

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Film London

Film London

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Networking and Social Media for Creative People

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Controlling Freelance Finances

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Four Corners

Finance for freelancers

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Networking skills for freelancers

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ITV Courses
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Finance for Freelancers/
Setting up as a Sole Trader

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Networking and Social Media for Freelancers

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LiveWire Sport
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Diversity in Digital Media Programme

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Managing People (2020)

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Communicating with clients (2020)

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How to sell without selling (Networking 2020)

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Training for Trainers (2013)

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Mama Youth Project

Mama Youth – Freelancers’ Business Guide – full day (Sky)

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PACT

Controlling Freelance Finances

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ProConnect (Creative England | DV Talent)

Knowledge Bites – Freelancer Toolkit (West Herts College)

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Materials from Elstree and Salford workshops:

Finance for Freelancers

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Networking for Freelancers

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Sara Putt Associates
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Finance for Freelancers

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Good Impressions

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ScreenSkills | ITF

Beyond Redundancy: Setting up as a sole trader

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Business Toolkit for Freelancers (4 day course)

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HETV Trainee Finder
Induction – Finance Skills

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Networking for Freelancers

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Finance for Freelancers

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Freelancers’ Business Guide (Incl. Indie Diversity Scheme)

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Make a Move
Finance for MAM Freelancers

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HETV Trainee Finder
Taking Stock: Moving Forward

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HETV Trainee Finder
Business Skills Refresher

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Business Skills for Resilient Freelancers

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Time management and planning

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Screen Yorkshire

Finance for Freelancers (Beyond Bront√ęs)

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Telegraph Media Group

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Freelance Fit | Your Freelance Toolkit >

True North

Finance Toolkit for Freelancers

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Local Business Groups and Individuals

Business Launchpad (Tooting)
Business Launchpad
Business Basics for Busy People

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