What unites freelancers? What is the history behind the term?
How many freelancers are there? How are they referred to in the UK?
Dictionary definition for 'freelance':
1. Free-lance or Free-lancer - a self-employed person working, or available to work, for a number of businesses, rather than be committed to one, and usually hired for a limited period.
PCG's Guide to Freelancing provides a useful source of information to new and established freelancers and small business owners, and offers a wealth of helpful advice about running and nurturing a successful business. It covers:
- Setting up your business, choosing the right structure
- Accounting, banking and insurance
- Tax matters
- Getting paid
- Running your business
- Securing work
- Your personal finances
- Closing a company
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