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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

Capitalist anti-capitalism with Joe Sweeney and Henry Holland

Joe Sweeney doesn’t love his job, and there’s nothing in this wide world that could make us happier. The much-awaited banana truffle ma...

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The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel is like ice cream for the eyes

The second season of The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel, out on Amazon Prime, is just as delicious as the first, a welcome surprise after the disappointmen...

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Where to begin as a Freelance Translator

If you have a way with languages, and the idea of working from anywhere in the world and being your own boss appeals to you, then you might conside...

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Unity

The focus of today’s Freelancers in the Media is the idea of unity. There is a distinct lack of collective muscle in our industry, and that n...

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The Taxman Comes Calling

As feared by many, the government is extending the reach of the dreaded “IR35 rule” to the private sector. It’s likely to lead to higher tax bills ...

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True West showcases an excellent Kit Harrington in a subpar rendition

In the beating heart of London’s West End, the Vaudeville theatre houses a new production of Sam Shepard’s 1980 play True West. Shephard, who died ...

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Sorry To Bother You acts as a call to arms for everyone who hates their jobs

It’s a grey, tepid afternoon in October. I’ve been attending industry screenings at the London Film Festival for two weeks. I’m sat in the BFI Sout...

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The Klimt and Schiele sketches at the RA represents a turning point for European art

The sensitively rendered drawings currently on view at the Royal Academy allow visitors to peer into a pivotal moment in history, after which the w...

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More success for Off-White

Let’s start with a game of 20 questions, shall we? Here are some hints: -he’s a self-professed “faux-millennial” -his atelier is a screenprinter -a...

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Food for Freelancers: Market Hall Victoria

In the coming years, there’s going to be a major need to reinvent our high streets. With online retail killing off a vast chunk of traditional / br...

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Tax Going Digital

After an announcement from the HMRC to delay making tax digital, the House of Lords asks that the deferral is continued in order to allow small bus...

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For some No Activity will have gone under the radar, but its a cop show like no other

CBS’ new remake of Australian cop comedy No Activity has just released its second season, with Patrick Brammall still in the lead role, albei...

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Are Freelancers slipping between the Brexit cracks?

With EU leaders signing off on the most recent draft of the Brexit deal and the March deadline looming closer, freelancers need to be ready for the...

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a great addition to the Coen Brothers’ filmography

The Coen brothers’ latest film ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ feels less like a film and more like an exercise in mythology and world building. Doi...

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The Evolution of Jacky Tsai

Heading to Unit London to see artist Jacky Tsai’s show is like entering a Willy Wonka kaleidoscope of colour, texture, and immersive art. The large...

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Food for Freelancers: Lentil Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

As promised from week one, it’s not always about dining out. With pressing deadlines – and, let’s be honest, often increasing gaps between invoices...

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Fried Clothes for Days

Have a biteful of a new trend: Fried Chicken Fashion It’s late. The night bus has been “due” for ten minutes, your phone died again so the go...

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SHOW ME THE MONEY: Everything You Need to Know About Tackling Overdue Invoices

Do you have an overdue invoice that you don’t know how to chase? Have a read here about how to get the money that is owed to you! £5431.03. N...

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Protecting Yourself

As chaos continues in Westminster and Theresa May’s position as PM continues to be called into question, the media mostly focuses on the potential ...

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We didn’t realise how much we missed Louis Theroux

Louis Theroux’s new project, three part mini-series Altered States, tracks the lives of Americans living outside their traditional social norms in ...

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