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The General Election: Promises Made to Freelancers

Dec 6, 2019

Has there ever been a General Election with more riding on the outcome than the one taking place on 12th December 2019? Arguably not. One item has dominated the agenda more than anything else. No, not the £2bn pothole fund. We’ll give you a clue. It rhymes with ‘exit’. But we’re not here to discuss the future of our place


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Top self-employed jobs in the UK (in the top 7 locations)

Nov 22, 2019

From the city to the sea, at Dinghy we have looked into the top three jobs for the self-employed in the most popular locations in the UK. Whether you class yourself as a freelancer, a sole trader or simply self-employed, this list outlines the top seven locations and the top three self-employed job titles in each location in the UK,


How to start out as a freelance Graphic Designer

Nov 8, 2019

A picture paints a thousand words, as the old cliché goes. If you are visually and aesthetically inclined, there’s a good chance you’ve searched online for tips on how to become a graphic designer a few times before. In fact, that’s probably what got you here in the first place. If you’re just starting out as a freelance designer, you’ve


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