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Here you can find articles, guides and resources about topics relating to freelancing, sole traders and the self-employed. From insurance (for example professional indemnity, public liability or equipment insurance), to running your freelance business and more.

You can also find the most common FAQs answered by Dinghy and an entire dictionary of common terms used in the world of freelancing, insurance and business.

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Self-Assessment Tax Return for Freelancers: Making the Deadline

Jan 17, 2020

Let’s face it – self-assessment isn’t at the top of anyone’s to do list. But submitting your forms for the tax year 2019 / 20 is something you need to do if you work for yourself. In this blog we’ll take a look at exactly what you need to do in order to make your self-assessment return as painless as


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Insurance jargon: What do ‘claims made’ and ‘retroactive cover’ mean?

Jan 9, 2020

It’s sometimes said that what you don’t know can’t hurt you. But when it comes to insurance cover for the self-employed and freelancers, it’s more or less the opposite. Especially when we’re talking about the likes of retroactive cover, policy hibernation, and the concept of a “claims made” policy. We know you probably don’t want to spend valuable working time


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Christmas gifts for the freelancers in your life

Dec 23, 2019

It’s that time of year. The time to produce festive, on-brand content. The time for giving gifts, spending time with loved ones, and eating your own weight in mince pies. The odds are high that you’re either reading this on or very close to Christmas Day (and if you are, take a long, hard look at yourself) or after, so


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