Freelance life

Is Freelancing the Right Route for you?

If you’ve landed here, chances are you’re considering freelancing. Have you been thinking about taking your creative skills freelance for some time and want to gather a plan together finally? Are you on the precipice and just need a little reassurance that it’s safe to jump? Perhaps you’re facing redundancy and want to explore different options to regular employment? There

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The Importance of Freelancer Contracts

Freelancing is the creative’s dream; being your own boss lets you manage your own time, cherry-pick projects and choose your clients. It also allows you to enjoy a healthy work/life balance that many agency and in-house creatives don’t get. This work/life balance should ensure that you don’t have to compromise on the quality of your work. However, there are responsibilities

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Best Cafes to Work From in London

Being a freelancer affords you a lot of flexibility. Unlike the average desk worker, you aren’t always tied to one location. Instead, you can choose to work from just about anywhere you please. Most freelancers do prefer to stay and work from home, but on the days that you’d appreciate a change of scenery, or if you’re visiting London, here’s

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Overcoming Impostor Syndrome as a Freelancer [Pt 1]

This is part-one of a multi-part series on Impostor Syndrome. We have created this series on overcoming one of the most frequently raised issues by freelancers. It’s a very common experience which can have a real impact on freelancer earnings. This series aims to alleviate the impact that it can have on freelancer’s lives. “I’m a fraud, and they’re going

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Flexible working for parents. Getting out of the woods.

Since 2014, all employers in the UK have had a legal right to request flexible working from their employer. It’s the perfect deal for parents, right? Working hard and bringing in the chips but also being present for drop-offs, pick-ups, school plays and bedtime stories. But in the cold stark land of reality, a huge proportion of employers are still

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5 ways to recognise the new breed of freelancer – v 2.0

Do you ever get the feeling that everything from your Instagram feed to the hipster coffee shop down your street is now reserved for the new breed? The new breed, being the freelancer v 2.0. You would be correct. Freelancers are on the rise, and whether you live in London, Bristol, Leeds or Edinburgh, they are everywhere. Freelancers v 2.0

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The number 1. habit for a successful day

To be a successful freelancer, we believe one of the most beneficial habits you can develop is a daily meditation practice. That’s because it helps you to:   Be more focused, so that you get your work done faster and get paid sooner Feel calmer, so that stress and anxiety don’t hold you back Be more creative, so that you

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