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You know the stuff you wish they taught you in Uni and the problems facing your industry? Any questions about managing your invoices, taxes, and the difficult admin of your specific industry will all be answered in here

Foley Artists

It’s Oscar season once again, the time of the year when films are broken down into a dozen or so parts and awarded handsomely based on who had the ...

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Can AI Ever Take the Human Out of Human Resource

Bias, one of those concepts that at once manages to be completely obvious and yet almost impossible to pin down. We know phrases such as “unconscio...

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How to Become A Successful PR Freelancer

When you’re tired of the mundane Monday to Friday, launching a freelance business can give the escapism you need, while offering fresh and exciting...

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THE 69th BERLINALE: RED EYES, DUDS AND SOUVENIRS

There’s something about a country foreign to your own which epitomises the said idea of ‘foreignness’ more-so than language barriers, culinary spec...

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With fine Franglaise cooking and an award winning wine list, Noble Rot certainly lives up to the hype

It took me a long time to get to Noble Rot. That’s partly because of the location – it’s tucked a short walk off of my semi-frequent beaten track a...

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Investing as a Freelancer: Everything You Need to Know

Keeping track of your finances as a freelancer can be tricky. Not only can income be sporadic but it can mean we’re less likely to have a secure ne...

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ASMR Youtubers

Some people swear by it and can’t sleep without it, while others think it’s just strange. In part one of Freelancers in the Fringes, we...

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Schmalentines

Dearly beloved, How are things? Did you manage to follow-up on any of last fortnight’s suggestions? I know you’re busy – a freelancer’s work ...

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Beginning your freelance illustrator journey

106 invoices sent, 5 years of working freelance, 2.5 years since graduation, 10,000+ archived drawings and 8+ temporary part-time jobs – I’m Megan ...

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£50 for a four course Michelin Starred lunch, did I hear you say?

One of the joys of writing this column is the excuse it gives to revisit a few places. London’s great for new openings but it’s also dotted with ne...

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How freelancers can make the most of social media

Social media: many of us spend a lot of time using it to procrastinate, sorry ‘research’, during our working day. But could websites like Twitter, ...

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Life as a Freelance Couple

Kicking my slippers off my feet and pulling the covers up in bed, I press play on a jazz playlist on my phone, which sits on the nightstand. The so...

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A revolution in working: Time, freedom and freelancing

Does the rapid rise of freelancing tell us that people want a different way of working – one that liberates us from the constraints of the nine to ...

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Kick start your videography and photography career

In today’s day and age, what makes you a photographer/videographer? Do you have an expensive camera, a following on social media or a girlfriend/bo...

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From Blockbuster to Blockbusters: The Meteoric rise of Netflix

From its humble beginning as the Blockbuster of the internet, to redefining web-based video distribution, to a swathe of Academy Award nominations ...

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Let’s go get some pizza!

It is, apparently, National Pizza Day on February 9th – like any of us needed an excuse for another slice. Still, it is a good excuse to take a ste...

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Making Sense of Making Tax Digital

Navigating through the HMRC’s self-assessment gateway is an exasperating experience. With every click you can hear the walls creaking. Each ‘Next’ ...

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Poetry, Psychotherapy & Politics

Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting — over and...

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Is Freelancing the right fit for Fashion Design Students?

Fashion design students don’t think highly of freelancing. But are they right to do so? According to a 2018 research report published by Consultanc...

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6 Technology Trends for 2019, Other Than AI

It seems that all anyone wants to talk about right now is artificial intelligence. Its importance cannot be overstated. In time, it is going to fun...

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