Self-employment

Work when you want, answer to no one, charge a daily rate your salaried peers can only dream of… it’s easy to idealise freelancing as a win-win choice. But self-employment has its own set of challenges. Find out whether you are cut out to be your own boss, and if so, how to give yourself the best chance of success going it alone. 

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