Business Toolkit for Freelancers (Bristol-TBC)


A weekend course for anyone who wants to be more businesslike when they freelance.

From 10am until 5pm


In association with thinkBIGGER! and David Thomas Media Ltd


Pulling your hair out trying to understand Tax and NI as a freelancer? Worried about whether IR35 will affect you? 

Are you not sure how to plan your career or where to take your next step to progress? Perhaps you’re struggling to manage those gaps between contracts?

Business Toolkit for Freelancers two-day workshop is here to answer your questions and give you the tools to ensure you plan for a successful career in the Film and TV industry.


Course content

Two day course over one weekend will cover:

- Planning your career
- Creating an industry CV that sells your skills
- Networking and pitching for work
- Meet local professionals
- Budgeting and keeping on top of record keeping
- Understanding tax and NI
- Financial planning and behaving like a business


Who it's for

Maybe you’ve just joined the industry and want to get your your career in Film and TV with your best foot forward; or maybe you’re more experienced but could do with help financially planning between contracts and strategically planning your next move.


This programme is supported by the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV productions and also by the BFI awarding National Lottery funds as part of the Future Film Skills programme.

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Posted on 14 February 2020

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