The billion-pound digital nomad |

In 2019 techpreneur Johnny Boufarhat launched Hopin, an online conference-hosting platform. Starting out with just six employees, he now employs more than 650 people. Of Lebanese origin, Boufarhat, who was born and raised in Australia and moved to the London as a teenager, is now the UK’s youngest self-made billionaire at the tender age of … Continued

Bill Gates’ essential summer reads |

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has shared the 5 books he’ll be reading over the summer, including a memoir, a corporate leadership read and a Pulitzer prize winner. Posting on his personal blog, the billionaire has recommended five books which share a common theme, that being the idea of conflict between man and nature, unsurprising given … Continued

3 quick fixes to relieve desk-related aches and pains |

Long hours at your desk playing havoc with your posture? Try these quick fix stretches to ease those aching muscles. The rest of the world have now become all too familiar with the reality long faced by freelancers that when working from home you tend to spend way more time at your desk than you … Continued

Top tips for perfect email etiquette |

Email makes us more efficient right? Not necessarily, according to research by productivity software provider Boomerang. Its inventor, Ray Tomlinson, declared at the time that it was “a complete revolution, fundamentally changing the way people communicate.” He wasn’t wrong. Fifty years on the average worker sends and receives around one hundred emails a day but … Continued

How to be an indispensable freelancer |

All businesses desire to establish mutually beneficial, long-standing relationships with clients, and its no different for freelancers. The gig-economy has skyrocketed during the pandemic with huge numbers of workers turning to freelancing, and not necessarily as a result of losing their jobs. Many are simply trying to earn some extra cash by maximising the extra … Continued

Top tips for tip-top freelancer organisational skills |

You are your own boss but are you bossy enough with yourself and do you have the self-discipline to be as organised as you know you should be? You’re a freelancer and you’re brilliant at what you do. You love the independence it gives you, although sometimes you might feel you could do with a … Continued

Top 5 new year resolutions for freelancers |

New year is not new year without resolutions, both personal and professional. 2020 was memorable for all the wrong reasons and its high time we put it very firmly behind us and look ahead with as much positivity as we can muster for the year ahead with our top 5 new year resolutions for freelancers.

How a virtual office can benefit a freelance business |

If you are considering signing up for a virtual office, here five business benefits which could help you make up your mind.   Creating the right impression with a prestigious virtual business address is easier and more affordable than you might think. 1. Cost savingsVirtual offices start at just £45 per month so no need … Continued