Agency Worker Regulations (AWR): What is AWR?

Agency Workers Regulations aim to combat discrimination of people who work for employment agencies, by stating that agency workers should be no less favourably treated in pay and working time than their full-time counterparts, who do the same work. Similar to IR35, the guidance is designed to ensure fair treatment of contractors and freelancers, and ensure that … Read more

What are Employee Ownership Trusts?

By moving the ownership of the business into an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT), founders can realise financial value over time but preserve the company’s culture, values, and independence for the long run. What are Employee Ownership Trusts? The EOT is a mechanism for transferring the majority of the equity from the owners of the business … Read more

Challenges in growing an agency

Once upon a time, marketing agencies were profitable businesses.  They were tough to get into and get the first few accounts, but  competition was reasonable and the business model provided  sufficient profit margins.  Today, that is no longer the case. It is very easy to get into the  business, but it’s very hard to grow … Read more

AI Beginner’s Reading List

This AI Reading List was put together by Jack Soslow and shared as a Google Doc, so I’ve republished here in case that list goes missing. The reading list is aimed towards the AI curious looking to go down the rabbit hole not the AI expert. The original list was list was inspired by The … Read more

Women freelancers surge in the UK, with 63% rise in highly-skilled female freelancers

A 334,000 (63 percent) rise in highly-skilled women freelancers has driven the UK’s increasingly female freelance landscape over the last 10 years according to new research from IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed. The increase takes the number of senior-level women freelancing in the UK to 863,000. The professions that saw the … Read more

Freelance Graphic Design Contract [Free Download]

DISCLAIMER: The information in this Freelance Graphic Design Contract is a sample based on the author’s experience, knowledge, and opinions. Users of this freelance contract template are advised to do their own due diligence when it comes to making business decisions and all information should be independently verified by your own qualified professionals. By reading … Read more

10 Best Tips to Grow as a Successful Freelance Developer

The web development sector is booming, and it provides extensive opportunities for a freelance developer to enjoy the work and earnings. You love to become a freelance developer, and it is the reason why you are here. You better know that there lies tight competition in the freelance web development sectors that prevent you from … Read more

How freelancers win clients and beat the competition

Being a freelancer is interesting and exciting; it provides an excellent opportunity to work as you wish and earn a handful of income. But, the tight competition makes it tough to succeed in the freelance market. Good numbers of newcomers are really worried about expert freelancers stealing all of the good jobs from the platform. … Read more

What Jobs Do Freelancers Have in the Growing Ecommerce Industry

It takes a lot of good people for an ecommerce business to be successful. And by “people,” we mean those who deal with manufacturing, inventory, marketing, sales, customer service, and more. That’s a lot of work, right? And it also costs a lot of money. That’s the reason business owners prefer to hire freelancers to … Read more

10 Tips for Writing a Job Winning CV to Be Hired as a Freelance Translator

If you want to find a new freelance translator job, don’t use the old CV template. To make a good impression on a prospective client, you should write your resume from scratch. Don’t worry. It’s not half as hard as it seems. Use the following tips for freelancers to make your CV to stand out. … Read more