Around half of the people working in the screen industries in the UK are self-employed. Even if you don't start your career freelancing, you might take on extra work in spare time alongside your main job and make the jump when you are established within your sector. This toolkit is designed to introduce you to the basics of freelancing in the screen industries.
Tax and finances for freelancers
Managing money is one of the most intimidating parts of starting out
Personal branding and building your business
Building up a name and brand for yourself is vital for finding work
Health and wellbeing for freelancers
Between long hours and deadlines, it's important to take care of yourself