Business Guides - Starting Out

Why you need a business plan

Every business, no matter how small, needs a working plan for the future detailing where you are now, where you want to be and your strategy for growth.

Raising Finance

Methods of raising finance for your freelance business.

Advice from the Forum of Private Business

Essential elements for start-ups and existing businesses - Freelance UK speaks to the Forum of Private Business about the best ways to turn your ideas into a commercial reality.

Freelancing insurance

There are various insurances that you might need, but Professional Indemnity is the must have for certain freelance sectors these days.

Getting a mortgage as a freelancer

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.

Why you need a portfolio

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.

How to get organised

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.

                             

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