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Top 5 Things To Consider Before Going Freelance In 2021 [Video]

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Top 5 Things To Consider Before Going Freelance

While self-employment has long been the dream for many in creative industries, the recent pandemic and its associated difficulties have significantly increased the appeal of taking the plunge to start working as a freelancer.

Currently, there are an estimated 1.4 million freelancers across the UK but, in light of recent events, that number is now steadily growing.

So, if you’re tempted to jump on the bandwagon and take your chance at going freelance, what do you need to consider before getting started? 

And, while it may sound great on the face of it, is it a viable career option?

Well, we’re here to answer both these questions and more, highlighting five key things to think about before setting yourself up as a free agent and going freelance.

1. The Finances

As with any new venture, freelancers and their business may find that it takes some time to get the ball rolling.

It can often prove challenging to generate …

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