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Negotiating a rate increase

Freelancers often find it difficult when negotiating a rate increase with a commercial client. The situation can arise for a number of reasons: The original contract may now be several years old and is still at the original rate. The scope or degree of difficulty of the work has changed. You now realise you were… Continue Reading

Nothing to do? What to do

When you are self-employed, there are slumps in workload from time to time when there is nothing to do. Delayed projects, changes of plan and cancelled jobs can leave you with a day or two with nothing on the schedule. So what do you do, when there’s nothing to do? You could stay in work… Continue Reading