Freelance General

An unusual ‘mobile office’….

Usually, when people say they’ve got a ‘mobile office’, I assume they’re talking about their laptop, phone or tablet. Y’know, something you can actually fit in your bag without giving yourself a hernia. And then I spotted this office on wheels on Fancy (click on the image to enlarge). It’s quite…compact. I’m not entirely sure […] Read more…

Why Become A Freelancer? (Infographic)

If you’ve ever pondered whether to quit the rat race and become a freelancer, some of the statistics in the infographic above offer a compelling argument. It was particularly interesting to see that 93% of freelancers are happier since branching out on their own, and 62% have seen an increase in their income.  Source: Mashable […] Read more…

The Freelancer Game Of Life infographic

I’ve been meaning to share this Game of Life for Freelancers infographic for a while, designed by Freshbooks (*cough* here’s my referral link *cough*). If you’re a freelancer, I’m sure you’ll recognise some of the scenarios. Source: Mashable Why not follow me on Twitter, or sign up to my free newsletter for exclusive monthly content? Read more…

Self Employed? Five ways to prepare for your tax return/Self Assessment

Preparing and completing your Self Assessment in your first year of self employment is a tricky thing to do, particularly if you’re naturally a little disorganised like me. The end of my first year in self employment came around surprisingly quickly, and I was left with a pile of receipts, a bank account that contained […] Read more…