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Resources, articles, guides and definitions for freelancers

Welcome to Dinghy’s freelancer knowledge hub

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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How to gain the confidence to go freelance

Feb 25, 2020

A big thank you to Blue Cricket’s Tim Bradburn for the following post. How to gain the confidence to go freelance If you’re currently considering going freelance, you might be feeling unsure what your next move should be. If that’s the case, a good way to start is to define the type of business you want to build. Business? If

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Remote working and chronic illness – why it can make all the difference

Feb 20, 2020

There are any number of reasons why many freelancers choose to work remotely. To an outside observer – someone who’s spent their entire working life confined to the same cubicle, for example – it can seem like a perk, a particularly cushy arrangement. And, to some extent at least, it is. But there are often other underlying reasons leading to

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Are co-working spaces for you?

Feb 11, 2020

Freelancing, often from home, can mean a lonely existence. Could co-working spaces offer much needed human contact, but also a great environment to meet potential new clients and business partners? Dave Howell reports. One of the critical challenges facing all freelancers is how they manage their isolation. As the vast majority of freelancers will work from home, they can spend

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