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Insuring Your Equipment

It makes sense to take care of your stuff. It’ll save you money. Things will last longer. You can put your hard-earned income towards something nice. It makes even more sense when the equipment you use is essentially your mobile office. When you’re freelancing, whether it’s from home or on site, you’ll almost certainly be using your own laptop, phone,

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Tweet in haste, repent at leisure

With Elon Musk seemingly never out of trouble when it comes to his Twitter feed, we’re provided with a constant reminder of the potential risks of posting online. This is especially true on social media where the line between a personal profile and business professional can be so easily blurred. Social media can be an essential tool in the life

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How I learned to stop worrying and love insurance

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Giving something for free will grab your customer’s attention. However, what happens when the numbers in the promotion go wrong? That’s exactly what happened to two marketing professionals working at Hoover in the UK. In a classic “something for nothing” marketing campaign they decided to offload surplus warehouse stock by offering free return flights to

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Freelancers, are you 2018 ready?

Freelancers, contractors, solopreneurs – whatever you call yourself, call yourself 2018 ready with this freelancer capsule collection of industry secrets, resources and guides on how to do more and be more this year.  ? Shhh we’d like to tell you the secret to success… Contrary to popular belief, there is no ‘secret’ – it’s just a few simple techniques. And we

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Get your 2018 freelancer business ready

Have you decided to take the plunge and set up your own business in 2018? Here you’ll find some key trends as well as practical steps to help you get save time and reach your goals more quickly. Starting with some 2018 trends that will give your business the competitive advantage. The really exciting and overarching trend for 2018, especially

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Professional Indemnity: why I got protection

I’ll be honest. Until fairly recently, I had no idea that insurance for freelancers even existed. Why would I? I’ve been safe and happy writing at home and I (mostly) set my own rules. But things can go wrong. Mistakes happen. And when they do, who gets the blame? Freelance bubble It’s all too easy to bumble along in the

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