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Starting Out As a Freelancer

Are you new to freelancing and self-employment or are already self-employed? Hear from industry specialists on the pros and cons and do's and dont's of freelancing as a creative and how you can maximise your potential.


Topics will include Business Structures, Tax Returns, Book Keeping and Invoicing, Intellectual Property and Contracts, Personal Branding, Pricing your work and much more!


Agenda below:

12pm - 12.30pm - REGISTRATION 


12.30pm - 1.15pm - The Pros and Cons of Freelancing - led by Lydia Wakefield from the Association of Independent Professionals and Self Employed (IPSE)


1.15pm - 2.15pm - Setting Up - This session will look at the practicalities of Freelancing and cover Business Structure, Tax Returns, Book Keeping and Invoicing delivered by Keith Arkle from Intuit Self-Employed, an accountancy software firm for freelancers, self-employed and small businesses with an aim to help simplify finances for the self-employed. Keith has also previously worked for himself so brings his personal experience of being self-employed with him.


2.15pm - 2.30pm BREAK


2.30 pm - 3.45pm Intellectual Property and Contracts - How to protect your creations and key information needed in a contract. Speaker TBC


3.45pm - 4.30pm Value Proposition â€“ Personal Branding and Pricing your work speakerTBC


Thu 16 November
12:30pm - 4:30pm
RHS Centre Space, London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince's Street , London, W1G 0BJ, + Google Map

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