• How to stop worrying and learn to love deadlines

    How to stop worrying and learn to love deadlines

    To be a freelancer is to live with the terrifying and tedious reality that sometimes you’ll have nothing to do and sometimes you’ll have 14...

  • 12 gadgets every freelancer needs for the year ahead

    12 gadgets every freelancer needs for the year ahead

    1. Your virtual assistant
    The debate rages on as to whether the all-new Amazon Echo or Google Home is the best smart speaker on...

  • Shoppers and workers of the world go digital

    Shoppers and workers of the world go digital

    Online platforms have changed the way we shop and work. Digital platforms are creating self-employment opportunities for many, and it is time the government took...

  • The introvert's guide to networking

    The introvert's guide to networking

    You enter a crowded room. Grab a coffee. Furtively glance around. Do a lap of the room. Mildly panic. Down your coffee (burning your mouth)....

  • Top tips for starting out as a freelancer

    Top tips for starting out as a freelancer

    "It’s easy to blow four hours of your time on Facebook when you haven’t got a boss breathing down your neck,” claims Jason Powell, chief...

  • Communicating online: how to maintain a long-distance relationship?

    Communicating online: how to maintain a long-distance relationship?

    Every freelancer will eventually find themselves talking to someone who’s enduring a difficult work relationship.
     
    A colleague is a curmudgeon, or insists on fielding...
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