Freelance Finance

Poll: Do you request part payment before starting a project?

I’ve been chatting to some freelancers recently about requesting payment for freelance projects before commencing with the job. Not the full amount necessarily, but a decent enough percentage. I have to admit, this isn’t something I’ve practiced. Perhaps because my clients in the past have mainly been long-term, social media or blogging clients where asking […] 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…