Business Guides - Legal
Legal aid for an award-winning freelance floral designer, stung by new client representatives displaying copyright ignorance.
A contract is the silver bullet a Virtual Assistant is missing or, at the least, a proper set of Ts & Cs.
Legal aid for a graphics freelancer who didn’t see eye-to-eye with a PM who pulled the plug.
There are two broad areas that freelancers should be concerned with - exposure to commercial risk and exposure to IR35 liabilities.
Legal aid for a freelancer stung by a client who’s ‘taken the website and run,’ but not before blocking access.
All outfits, including those run by the self-employed, potentially need to pay, but check seven exemptions.
Before taking the plunge to the freelancing world its important to recognise and understands the pitfalls of freelancing.
Legal aid for freelancer whose ‘pretty standard’ terms are stopping a client from commissioning him.
Download FreelanceUK’s expert-authored legal agreement, and make it your own for freelancing.
Legal aid for a freelancer stung after refusing to sign harsh terms governing future and past self-employment.
Legal tips for a freelancer who needs the work, but not the risk of infringement.
Acting sooner rather than later, or just now, is key for IPR freelancers facing December’s deadline.
'Mirrored terms, NDAs and translated guarantees are the legal must-dos to use self-employed talent from beyond our shores.’
Legal aid for a stung freelancer whose relations with his customer have broken down.
Be reasonable, clued-up and flexible, but not bashful, to get your ‘hard lines’ respected.
Appear laid back? Or be official? Fortunately for freelancers, both are possible with clients who don’t ‘do’ formalities.
Putting a legal expert in the picture might help a visuals freelancer whose customer is mistaking an invoice for the contract.
To end this FreelanceUK series, a look at your contractual end -- the 'minefield.'
The thorniest of issues in your contract? For self-employed creatives, it’s certainly up there.
Not even this pandemic can affect SoW being the most specific and individual clause in your self-employed contract.
The self-employed should make a few quick contractual moves to stop COVID-19 harming their business.
Six sections could contain an answer for a creative cancelled through no fault of their own.
Self-employed creatives should set their post-December 31st small print sooner rather than later.
Whether you’re experienced in your trade or straight out of university, becoming a contractor or freelancer could be the most financially rewarding decision you make. So before you get started, here the kind of contracts that freelancers need.
Even if your stand-in remains on the side-lines, your contractual right to them is what matters more.
'Your contractual ports of call to avoid hot water, when things have already gone south.'
How to get supported as a sole trader if you pause self-employment to become a dad.
Time is indeed money for a freelancer who wants to be reasonable but also retain his IP.
How to get financially supported when you stop self-employed freelancing to have a baby.
Monetising your creations as a freelancer, including in the age of the GDPR.