As the pandemic changes how we feel about life, work and what we want out of both, more and more people are taking that step back to rethink their lives. Companies that don’t provide the better working conditions they’re being asked for are quickly finding their workers leaving for greener pastures in record breaking numbers. As more people come to love the freedom that remote working provides, many are turning to freelancing to open up previously closed doors.
Thanks to the newest upgrade to Covid-19’s asset pack, Omicron, rumours of yet another lockdown are starting to circle. In response to this, the chancellor is teaming up with Arts Council England to offer an additional £1.5 million in grants for creative freelancers in England. Not to be outdone, the Scottish government also announced a whopping £8m to support creative freelancers in the coming months. So - who is this money for and how can you apply?
Instagram Head Adam Mosseri confirmed during a senate hearing last week, Weds 8th, that Instagram are working on bringing back the chronological feed for early 2022!
As a member-focused platform, our team is always looking for feedback on how we can better serve our freelance community. We recently carried out a survey to help us understand what platform features our members find most valuable, and which areas they believe we could improve on.
I don’t know other freelancers. I don’t know how to set up a test shoot. I’ve never been able to find test shoots near me. I don’t know how to join others' test shoots. Most freelancers have had at least one of these thoughts cross their minds at one stage or another.
Picture this. You create a really cool digital sticker and share it on Twitter as part of a tweet. Perhaps it features an animated illustration of a political figure or a celebrity.
Last month, Freelancer Club member and experienced photographer Jodine Wiliams held a meetup called 'How To Build Your Portfolio (Collab Chat)’.
When will lockdown end in England? The question on everyone's lips was finally answered by government officials last week when they unveiled their ‘roadmap out of lockdown’. In this article, we break down this roadmap to help freelancers who offer face to face services decide when they can get back to work.