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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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A freelancer’s guide to preparing for 2022

Jan 5, 2022

It’s that time of the year again. No one is quite sure what day it is, we’re all slumped on the sofa in a turkey overload, and we think we’ve watched every single festive film on Netflix. It’s been lovely to take some time away from work and relax. But now, the new year beckons.  Getting back to work after


2021 in review: what were the key news stories for freelancers?

Dec 22, 2021

2021…is it a year you’d rather forget?! The year that brought us Lockdown III, more homeschooling and no invites to any Downing Street Christmas parties. But there were some good bits too! Once we’d all had our jabs, we had a summer largely free from restrictions. We hugged our friends again. We visited our grandparents. We danced at gigs. In this blog,


How to stop working over Christmas as a freelancer

Dec 17, 2021

The wine is mulling, the carollers are singing and we’re almost finished opening those doors on our advent calendars. It can only mean one thing – Christmas is nearly here. Christmas can feel very different when you’re self-employed. There’s no office Christmas party (although they are a contentious issue altogether this year!). There’s no statutory days off. There’s no work


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