Get accurate, clear information about what to do and how to access resources and support if you’re a freelancer with no savings who lost contracts because of Covid-19 and lockdown.
Interested in finding out more about Universal Credit and seeing if it could be right for you? Read up on all the ins and outs
There are loads of wonderful creative organisation that have responded positivly to the financial issues facing the creative sector in light of the Corvid-19 pandemic
Here is some current info for those who are in the UK on a work visa: Info is from a FB thread from an immigration
Promoting your Business
Taking your product to market
Tips on finding and working with an agent from well-established Illustrators, Marcus Oakley and Lesley Barnes
Are you considering using a retailer to sell your products? This introduction to the different types of retailers and their benefits will help you decide on the next steps to take.
Introduction to pricing for creatives. Including; achieving the right balance, considering value, multiple income streams, costing work, calculating your daily rate, pricing and income.
How to sell your product will ultimately come down to what the product is, and where the most suitable platforms to promote and sell your work are. Identify what you make, where is the most appropriate place to sell it, and who your consumer is.
Plans & Contracts
Our in-house expert Sandy Thomson helps you get to grips with the basics of writing a business plan in just 15 minutes. In this short video, she outlines each section of the plan and explains what information is required.
Learn about the clarity and commitment contracts can bring to your business agreements, and find out how to take your first steps to create your own contracts.
Learn the principles of running your own business. This includes strategies for development and growth.
Understanding your intellectual property rights is important for creative businesses. Find out what your rights are and how to secure them.