Free stuff for trainers

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In the days of Covid-19 we’re

Some downloadable resources in no particular order:

Wall checklist for going live with webinars >

This is designed to stick on the wall in front of you to remind you to turn off phones, lock up the dog, etc

I might even laminate mine.

...

Webinar booking checklist >

A sheet which reminds you to ask your clients all the right questions. Such as:

  • Who is instigating the webinar?
  • Which software is going to be used? Skype/Zoom/Google Hangout?
  • Is there a reheasal?
...

Keep healthy! Keep positive!

Please note:

Although every effort has been made to provide accurate tips and information, David Thomas Media Ltd accepts no responsibility for any errors, omissions or out-of-date facts. Trainees are advised to seek up-to-date professional advice on all financial and tax matters before making decisions relating to these subjects. Nothing in our notes, courses, webinars, downloads or social media should be considered as financial advice.
We believe our tips are useful - but they are only tips!

Available courses are listed below:

21Apr2020

Business Toolkit for Freelancers (WEBINAR)

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

From 9:30 until 13:00

At Webinar using Zoom

Find out more >

04May2020

Business Toolkit for Freelancers (WEBINAR)

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

From 9:30 until 13:00

At Webinar using Zoom

Find out more >

06May2020

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

For creative people going through redundancy and wanting to set up a business of their own.

From 10:00 until 5pm

At BECTU HQ, Clapham

Find out more >

09May2020

Freelance Toolkit - Freelancers Fair 2020 (POSTPONED)

A workshop looking at the basic finance skills that every freelancer needs. Part of the BECTU/Prospect Freelancers Fair 2019

From 09:30 until 12:00

At City of Westminster College, Paddington Green Campus

Find out more >

09May2020

Networking Dos and Don'ts - Freelancers Fair 2020 (POSTPONED)

A workshop looking at the basic networking skills that every freelancer needs. Part of the BECTU/Prospect Freelancers Fair 2019

From 14:00 until 16:00

At City of Westminster College, Paddington Green Campus

Find out more >

19May2020

Business Toolkit for Freelancers (WEBINAR)

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

From 9:30 until 13:00

At Webinar using Zoom

Find out more >

13Jun2020

Business Toolkit for Freelancers (Bristol-TBC)

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

From 10am until 5pm

At VENUE TBC

Find out more >

16Jun2020

Business Toolkit for Freelancers (WEBINAR)

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

From 9:30 until 13:00

At Webinar using Zoom

Find out more >

21Jul2020

Finance for Freelancers (London)

This one day workshop shows you how to keep within the regulations and not waste time, whilst making the most of your finances.

From 10:00 until 17:00

At BECTU HQ, London

Find out more >

15Oct2020

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

For creative people going through redundancy and wanting to set up a business of their own.

From 10:00 until 5pm

At BECTU HQ, Clapham

Find out more >

What our clients say:

Brilliant structure to the day. I enjoyed the interaction and the overall content.
CW, student media freelancer

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