Listen again: How to go freelance (Tide Masterclass)

Are you thinking of going freelance in 2021? How will you know if it’s the right time? And what about having to do your accounts and taxes? We’re here to help.

In this Masterclass, our panel answered many of your common questions about going freelance. If you want to gain more confidence to make the jump to working for yourself, don’t miss this recording, available here and on our YouTube channel.

This event took place on 28 January 2021. If you couldn’t join us on the day or you’d like to listen again, the recording is available below.

Masterclass: How to go freelance

For this Masterclass, Tide’s Event Manager Cuan Hawker is joined by:

  • Darren Fell
    Founder and CEO,
    Crunch is an online accountanting service, specialising in helping freelancers, contractors, consultants and small businesses.
  • Tom Osbourne
    Head of Photography, SouthWorks Creative,
    SouthWorks creative offer photography and video services in Reading, Maidenhead and London.

Here’s what the panel discussed:

  • Is there a right time to go freelance? 📅🤔
  • What are the first steps to going freelance? 👣
  • Do you need a separate business bank account as a freelancer? 💰💳
  • What finance admin do you need to do as a freelancer? 🧾
    What should you do now and what should you keep doing as you go along?
  • What are some great digital tools for freelancers? 📱🛠
  • What are some rookie mistakes new freelancers make? 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♂️
    What to do when you’re setting up your business – and what not to do!
  • How can you get more customers? 💡🤝
    This was a popular question from our audience!

This Masterclass is available for everyone. It’s most suitable for people who are thinking about going freelance, or have recently started up as a freelancer.

About Tide Masterclasses

Tide exists to help small businesses. We make your financial admin easier so you can spend more time doing what you love. Our Masterclasses are just one of the ways we support you and your small business.

In the sessions – currently happening online – we gather experts, often Tide members, to share insights and practical advice you can put into action straight away.

To find out about upcoming Masterclasses, take a look at our list of events.

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Suzanne Worthington

Suzanne Worthington

Senior Writer

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