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Finance for Freelancers - Masterclass

Finance for Freelancers - Masterclass


Finance for Freelancers – 25th September, 9:30am – 1pm – 68 Middle Street, Brighton – sponsored by Plus Accounting

Great Little Events Company brings you Great Little Masterclasses; a series of small, tailored, hands-on workshops with a bespoke focus on the attendees' learning requirements, run by leading industry experts. This month, Finance for Freelancers with Catherine Pope.

This half day masterclass in Brighton will help you navigate the world of finance as a freelancer, sole trader or small business.  Covering topics from financial tech to expenses and pensions and investments, you will leave feeling far more confident about the best way to manage your money, and more informed about all the resources available to you. 

When booking a ticket, you will receive an email asking for information about you and your business, your top objectives from the session and anything you would particularly like to learn. This way, we can ensure that the session is as bespoke and tailored to your requirements as possible.

You will learn

  • New fin-tech available (Monzo, Coconut, Plum, Starling etc

  • Knowing your worth – setting and sticking to a day rate and negotiating that day rate with clients

  • Expenses – what can you can claim for?

  • Tax - is it worth having an accountant? When should you go from sole trader to limited company and what are the benefits/risks?

  • Pensions and investments for freelancers

  • Getting a mortgage/loan/credit card when you work for yourself – tips and recommendations

  • Budgeting tips

  • Insurance - critical illness, public liability, professional indemnity

  • How to handle late payments from clients

Who It’s For

Anyone who is self-employed in any capacity, from sole trader to freelancer and small business, and wants to feel more confident about navigating their way through the world of finance and accounting. 

About the Trainer

Catherine Pope is a fully trained financial coach, who has enjoyed a diverse career in web development, academia, and publishing. Five years ago, she established her coaching and training business and now helps other people pursue their own adventures in self-employment. Catherine works with individuals and couples to understand their relationship with money and achieve financial wellbeing. You can find out more at

Need to know:

- The numbers for this session are strictly limited, to allow plenty of contact time with Catherine, therefore early booking is essential

- Arrival from 9am with coffee and tea the session will start at 9:30am and conclude at 1pm.

Sponsored by Plus Accounting - providing accounting support and guidance to a wide range of Brighton businesses

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