Business Toolkit for Freelancers (WEBINAR)

Mon 06 - Thu 09Apr2020

An online course across four mornings for anyone who wants to be more businesslike when they freelance.

From 9:30 until 13:00

Venue: Webinar using Zoom

In association with thinkBIGGER! and David Thomas Media Ltd


Do you need help managing your finances during these unprecedented times? Not sure what is out there to help you financially get through all this?

Are you thinking you'd like to use this time to plan your career and need help to know where to take your next step to progress? Perhaps you’re struggling to manage those gaps between contracts?

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

** PLEASE NOTE - in order to confirm your place on this course you will have to create an account on the ScreenSkills website **


Course content

This course will be delivered over four mornings (09.30am - 13.00pm each morning) via online platform Zoom. It will cover:

- What help is out there to support you financially

- Budgeting and keeping on top of record keeping

- Understanding tax and NI

- Financial planning and behaving like a business

- Planning your career

- Creating an industry CV that sells your skills

- Networking and pitching for work


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 thinking strategically about your career.


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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