Freelancer Knowledgebase

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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Graphic designers: we need you!

Oct 20, 2021

Can you design our Christmas card? We know, we know. It’s not even Halloween yet, and here we are mentioning the C-word. But you must have noticed it was coming: the nights are drawing in, there are mince pies on the supermarket shelves and we may have already sneaked one or two of those big tins of chocolates into the

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How to specialise as a freelancer

Oct 14, 2021

This blog is the second in our series on freelancer goals – where we take a closer look at strategic, longer-term goals that freelancers have and think about how to make them a reality. Last month, we looked at how you can grow your work if expanding your freelance business is one of your targets. This week, we look at

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Updated tax rules for freelancers delayed until 2024

Oct 6, 2021

If you’re a freelancer, you’re probably already familiar with the requirement to complete an Income Tax Self-Assessment (ITSA) each year. This is where you submit information about your freelance income, expenditure and any other earnings to HMRC – the government body that regulates taxation – each financial year. It can be an arduous task, and one that many freelancers put

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