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The Future of Work

I am learning how to play the guitar. It’s purely for my own enjoyment but every few weeks I go to the house of a teacher. She plays something beau...

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Berlin Based 032c Shows Magazines Can Do Apparel

Berlin in the 1990s was the greatest place and time to be alive in the history of the world. The fact that there exists no Marty McFly-esque time-t...

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Brent Wadden at Pace Gallery Will Change the Way You Think About Weaving

First impressions of Brent Wadden’s work, especially through photographic reproductions, significantly undersell the scope of both his techniques a...

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Protecting your business in 2019

As the year comes to a close, we look at what changes freelancers need to prepare for the coming New Year. A statement came from the economic affai...

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The Parenting Trap – Does freelancing really work for parents?

Juggling work and parenting is tough. Deborah Talbot looks at whether freelancing is a better option for parents and what – if any – statutor...

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Robert Redford says goodbye in a way only he knows how

Robert Redford’s last film is an apt send-off for one of Hollywood’s most revered boy wonders. It is as though Redford, after a long and successful...

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Food for Freelancers: Bancone helps bring great pasta to London

The lack of proper pasta restaurants in London was always something that bemused me. Even putting Italy to one side for a moment, I’d been to great...

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Spellbound is the scariest show you’ll see this year

The Ashmolean’s enchanting and uncanny exhibition Spellbound tells a European history of magical practices from the 12th century to the prese...

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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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