Contracts – yes or no?

When I first started I never bothered with contracts, I should have. Luckily I didn’t encounter any problems but I so easily could have. Contracts protect you and your client. They set out clearly the expectations of both sides to avoid confusion. You should not...

Freelance Tales – getting official

You’ve got your idea and you know your ideal client. Now it’s time to think official. Accountant – look for a good one as soon as possible. I thought I could do without for the first couple of years but I hated doing my tax return and I was terrified...

Protecting Your IP

IP = Intellectual Property Photographers, writers, designers, artists, journalists, bloggers – anybody who has created an original work and therefore has a copyright (owns intellectual property). MyOws is a great website where, free for most people, you can store your...