Business Guides - Starting Out
Traditional lenders require three years of a freelancer's accounts, however Freelance UK has negotiated a special deal, with no arrangement fee with freelancer money specialists, FreelancerMoney.
If you have decided to trade through your own Limited Company then you really ought to have an accountant to help you with the various forms, obligations, taxes etc.
A portfolio is a showcase for your talent and experience. As you move from job to job more frequently by nature as a freelancer, your portfolio will become your strongest selling tool enabling you to demonstrate past successes in why you were a useful or profitable resource.
As you are your own boss, you are the only person responsible for not only ensuring you deal with the day-to-day admin but also that you are compliant with all regulations.
So, you've found your first project, got yourself an accountant and started trading. What else is there? Well, what about training to keep your skills up to date, what happens if you get sick? Click here for ways to mitigate these challenges.