If we’re full time freelance and work from home, it can easily take over our lives if we’re not careful. This can eat into our free time and headspace, damage relationships and eventually lead to burnout. Read on for some tips on how to set and maintain healthy boundaries as a freelancer.
If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have been adversely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) you may be eligible for funds from the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) The scheme will allow you to claim a taxable grant of 80% of your average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering … Continue reading “The UK’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) now open”
Well my last blog hasn’t aged well, with the UK now all confined to our houses aside from essential shopping and a short daily exercise. So much has happened so fast. I hope you’re all safe and healthy. Same Same.. In some ways, nothing has changed for my freelancing. Working from home 99% of the … Continue reading “Freelancing In Uncertain Times”
It’s been a strange year so far: Brexit, Australia on fire and now a global pandemic. While this is unheard of, life just goes on for most of us in a weird kind of way. I’m working on new & existing website projects as normal, despite widespread concerns about Coronavirus and off-peak scavenging trips to … Continue reading “This week in freelance: Pandemic and business as usual”
A ‘virtual private network’ (VPN) is essential while working from home, coffee shops and when working remotely (Read more tech tips for freelancers). A VPN can stop the wifi owner snooping on what you’re doing and other people seeing what you’re up to online. While I’m sure none of us are up to no good, … Continue reading “Best VPN For Freelancers”