Do UK freelancers need to register a company?
Freelancing is a very broad term for those who work independently for multiple clients, and as such, there’s, unfortunately, no clear-cut answer to whether or not you need to register as a company or not. In this article, we take a closer look at when it may be appropriate (or a legal requirement) to register […]
How to set boundaries with clients when freelancing
One of the main appeals that draws people to the world of freelancing is the freedom it gives you. It means you don’t have a boss constantly breathing down your neck, hassling you about deadlines, making you do things their way – you can be your own boss and to a large extent, do things […]
Where do you Start with Becoming a Freelance PR Consultant?
Any freelance career starts with both what you know and who you know. The ‘what’ because, naturally, you have to be good at what you do to take the leap into freelance life. The ‘who’ because it massively helps if you already have contacts around you when you’re ready to take the jump into a […]
The Best Bank Accounts for UK Freelancers
I’ll never forget first starting as a freelancer and scrolling through all the offers that a lot of the main banks that we’re all used to were putting out. For example, the HSBC business bank account I first opted for was free for a year and a half, and then the fees slowly started to […]
Do you Need a Degree to be a Freelancer?
When setting out into the freelance world, it can be confusing working out what qualifications you need, as there’s no fixed or official process to getting work! The quick answer to the question above is no, you do not need a degree to be a freelancer. Of course, it’s more nuanced than that, so in […]
Can I do freelance work on an H1B visa?
While a H1B visa allows you to work in the United States, the exact type of work that you are permitted to carry out is often limited. Generally, the work you are authorised to do will be limited to a single employer, meaning that any freelance work on the side could be illegal. What […]