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Workshop 18 January 2022

Finance for Freelancers

Run by BECTU (The Broadcasting, Entertainment, Communications and Theatre Union), this online workshop is perfect for someone who’s a creative freelancer, whether new or experienced.

Date Tuesday, 18 January 2022
Time 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Location Online, Wales
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About the event

The session will gently go through ways of looking after money without getting bogged down in paperwork, without the assumption of prior tax knowledge.

By the end of the session you will be able to:

  • Separate and quantify personal and business finances
  • Know the difference between PAYE, freelancing and self-employed status
  • Understand how tax and NI work for freelancers of all types
  • Meet current tax deadlines and prepare for HMRC’s Making Tax Digital project
  • Draw up clear, written agreements with clients and employers
  • Use invoices effectively, drawing on the UK’s late payment legislation
  • Plan like a business


BECTU represent over 40,000 staff, contract and freelance workers in the media and entertainment industries. They have also worked a lot with people who are setting up on their own after redundancy. 

For more information please visit their website

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