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Here you can find articles, guides and resources about freelancer topics from insurance (for example professional indemnity, public liability, cyber or equipment insurance) to running your freelance business.

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5 things you need to know before starting your freelance business

Oct 31, 2018

If you’re employed by a company but feel unfulfilled, the dream of working for yourself can seem very attractive. Freelancers can pick and choose their clients and projects, work when they feel like it and keep all the money they make, rather than lining someone else’s pockets. Sounds perfect. In reality, freelance life is unpredictable. You’re walking away from a



5 ways small businesses can make a big difference to the environment

Oct 26, 2018

At Dinghy, we believe everyone has a responsibility to look after the planet. We are committed to doing everything we can to reduce our impact on the environment, both as individuals and as a business. Many small businesses think that only large corporations can make a difference, but that’s not the case. There are lots of things small companies can


Top 10 mistakes freelancers make when starting out

Oct 18, 2018

Starting your own business can seem like a daunting process, but it’s actually relatively easy to do. In fact, some people start businesses almost by accident. The hard part isn’t starting a business; the hard part is running it successfully. Freelance life is unpredictable, and quite often, your business can take a completely different route to the one you expected.


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