Freelance Businesses

Fed up with commuting? Or have a family? There are countless reasons why someone might switch from full-time to freelance. With self-employed workers rising, at Companies Made Simple we’re not in the business of asking “why”. We’re in the business of how. How you can become your own boss, that is.

It doesn’t matter if you’re starting out, or need extra support, the articles you’ll find below in our dedicated learning resource are tailored to put you in the driver’s seat of your career — and on the road to solo success. We have years of expertise in helping entrepreneurs, creatives, designers, writers, and many others go it alone. This means we’ve seen every kind of freelancer succeed, and our goal is to help you do the same.

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How to form your freelance writing business

Careers in writing have an easy transition into the world of freelancing. Afterall, who doesn’t want more freedom over writing assignments, more control over your daily routine and work habits, to be your own boss?

I’m a developer; should I go freelance or stay full time?

The life of a developer isn’t known for being easy — but if you’ve picked this career path, you likely love a challenge. So isn’t it a relief to know that, in spite of how confusing coding can be, you know that software development is one of the most in-demand industries globally?

Starting your own dog-walking business? What you should know about the legalities

So you're thinking of becoming a professional dog walker? Welcome to a hectic, tumultuous, but rewarding new industry.

A fresh start for freelancers: 6 resolutions for the self-employed – Guest post from FreeAgent

Your personal resolve to keep up that workout routine might be fading, but it’s never too late to make achievable resolutions for your small business! Anytime is an excellent time to review your progress in the previous year, and think about what goals you want to achieve in the coming years.

4 ways to protect your limited company from fraud

Even if Halloween isn't here, it’s understandable to be fearful - who knows what ghouls and ghosts lurk in the darkness? In this blog post, we’re looking at a far more realistic threat - company fraud.

8 ways you know you’re an entrepreneur in the making

Business define an entrepreneur as “Someone who exercises initiative by organizing a venture to take benefit of an opportunity”  This might describe what an entrepreneur is - but is there a set of qualities that an individual needs to become one?

5 reasons why working for someone else stinks… a Company Formation MadeSimple infographic

The good old rat race. Work 9-5, Monday to Friday, enjoy the weekend and then repeat.

Infographic: 10 steps to turning your idea into a business

Got a money-making idea but not sure what to do next? No problem!

Company Formation – Not Just For Suits

When the subject of company formation comes up the image of suits and conventional offices might come to mind. After all, for so long businesses have been associated with formalities - and companies exist to drive revenue.

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