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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

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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How do I become a Freelance Copywriter?

Every business needs written content, so copywriting is a great transferable skill with a huge potential market. But how do you actually become a f...

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Be enveloped in the creative, Indian delights at Farzi Café

When is Indian food not Indian food? As I recently discovered for Foodism Magazine, the definition of Indian Food – or, yes, indeed, as they call i...

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Doing yourself justice: When to walk away from a client

No matter how long you may have been freelancing, you will always come across clients who are great, and those who… well, aren’t so great. He...

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The slow, uncomfortable death of local journalism

Mark Smith writes on the changes to local journalism in the late 2000s, and how many of the previous journalists and workers have handled the trans...

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Bitcoin: A currency for the future

Cryptocurrency is hardly anything new to those of us with even the most basic knowledge of digital currency. But, what was once a distinctly non-ma...

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Starting out on the road to becoming a Freelance Journalist

Do you ever find yourself thinking: “I’d love to be a freelance journalist but…”? The flexibility, creative freedom and potential financial success...

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The 91st Academy Awards: How Hollywood Choked

It’s more than a year on from Time’s Up and the #MeToo campaign. There are no female directors nominated for Best Director at the 91st Academy Awar...

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2018 was another year that saw tablet sales fall – is it time for the Return of the Laptop?

Tablets arrived on the scene around 2010 with the launch of the first iPad. The new arrival soon challenged the traditional giants of the portable ...

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Starting freelancing doesn’t mean you have to work for free

In a now-famous anecdote from 2013, a journalist was contacted by an established magazine requesting an adapted version of an article he’d already ...

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Launching your career as a Freelance Graphic Designer – where do you even begin?

Leaving your desk job for the free reign of a freelance graphic design career is the dream for many – but without any direction it’s difficul...

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Bar Douro is basically a little bit of Lisbon with an SE postcode

Flat Iron Square. It just sounds cool, right? While it seems to be a less genuine place and more the inevitable result of giving a marketing team t...

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A No-Nonsense Guide to Filing Your Tax Return (Even if You’ve Left it to the Last Minute)

There are many perks of being freelance. Working in your pyjamas. Not having to contend with office politics. Never missing the postman. However, f...

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Netflix’s Sex Education is awkward, funny and, most importantly, honest

The world of Sex Education, out on Netflix now, is a brilliantly styled world of collective myth -somewhere between the rolling Welsh hills and a J...

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