The Freelancer Club Blog

THE 5 ELEMENTS OF BUILDING FLEXIBLE TEAMS

Starting up or changing up – we’ve talked about the importance of teams before. It’s a truism that much of our success, enjoyment and satisfaction at work comes from those we work with.  Sharing the adventure of something that matters with engaged teammates is the holy grail for many businesses, especially startups. But holier yet? The flexible team. Building that dynamic group of individuals to join you on the journey in today’s shifting workplace isn’t so straightforward. 

THE CHALLENGES OF MANAGING A FREELANCE WORKFORCE

Managing a team of freelancers is very different prospect to managing full-time employees but fast becoming an essential skill in a manager’s toolkit. According to Forbes Magazine, around 50% of Google and ASOS’s workforce is made up of freelancers and IPSE’s data shows the freelance economy in the UK has grown by 25% since 2009, generating an estimated £109 billion a year. A figure that takes on even more significance in Brexit Britain. 

COST OF A WEDDING

You've just got engaged - congratulations! Now the planning begins. The cost of a wedding is often perceived to be higher than the reality. It's a bit of a minefield out there so we thought we'd break it down to help you save money and time with the core aspects of planning the perfect wedding.

PLANNING A WEDDING STEP BY STEP

OMG, you're getting married! Congrats. Such an exciting time for a couple and so much to do. First off, don't panic. You've got time (hopefully) to produce the most magical wedding day that you'll cherish forever. Step one is to make a to-do list and to start you off, we've got the step-by-step guide to help you plan.

7 MOST POPULAR MASSAGES TREATMENTS

Who doesn't love a good massage.  Whether you're looking for an hour's relaxation or need to relieve chronic bank pain, there's a massage out there for you. Whatever your motivation to get a massage, it's not a bad idea to know your Craniosacral from your Hot Stone and what treatment is the right one to ask for. Here's our guide to the 7 most popular massages.  

5 ALTERNATIVE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

The Freelancer Club members come in all shapes and sizes. We are so fortunate to have some of the most beautiful and interesting work posted everyday so we thought we should share this with the world. To kick the series off with a bang, we've chosen 5 Alternative Wedding Photographers with a stunning, unique style. Get inspired.

TIPS TO HIRE A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Your Wedding Day is a major life experience and one that you want to capture for a lifetime of memories. You most likely don’t want to take a risk on random camera phones and the uncle with a shaky hand to do that! You only get one shot at wedding pictures, so it's important to get it right. We spoke with our wedding photography professionals for advice as well as a bunch of newlyweds to bring you this quick guide to hiring a wedding photographer.

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