Specialist self-employment seminars

These online seminars aim to cover particular aspects of making a living as a creative practitioner. Host institutions can put forward two students or graduates interested in self-employment for each seminar. Numbers are limited to 25 attendees, so everyone can ask questions. Dates given are provisional and will be confirmed at the beginning of each month


Keeping records and tax   Wed 26th Jan 2022   2-3pm (confirmed)
simple digital and paper systems, understanding Self assessment, dealing with HMRC
Guest creative - Tod Jones 


Projects and funding    Wed 23rd Feb 2022   2-3pm (confirmed)
applying for traditional funding, crowdfunding, delivering successful projects
Guest creative - Pamela Schilderman


Social Media and web presence    Wed 30th March 2022  4-5pm (new timing)
how to promote and sell your work online, build a following, use scheduling apps
Guest creative - Jacqui Symons


Charging for work and invoicing    Wed 27th April 2022  2-3pm (confirmed)
working out what to charge, using recommended rates of pay, creating invoices
Guest creative - Lizzy Jordon


Copyright and licensing   Wed 25th May 2022   2-3pm (confirmed)
protecting your 'IP', negotiating contracts, dealing with copyright infringement 
Guest creative - Denise Swanson


Support organisations for Creatives   Wed 29th June 2022   2-3pm (confirmed)
looking at organisations offering networking, web profiles, insurance etc
Guest creative - Pamela Schilderman


We often have spare places to offer to those on our back-up list, so let us know if you’re from one of our hosts and would like to attend