Resources

The FutureMakers Resource index collates inspiration, articles, and practical tools that can be applied to projects in the Creative Industries. 

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Money Matters: Personal Finance

Money is a source of anxiety for many, especially students. Getting a handle on your personal finances now will mean you can move more confidently into managing your money when you move into work or business.

This page will guide you onto the right path so you can be confident your cash is handled properly.

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The creative future and COVID-19

For the creative community, the response to COVID-19 has meant cancellations of events, projects and applications, and greater uncertainty with regards to income and the future of work as a creative.

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Staff Guide

This guide is a quick list of FutureMakers content and resources available for you to use for your own reference, or in your academic courses and programmes in 2020.

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Your Money Story – how to rewrite it

Everyone has a money story, and we can all take control of our story to rewrite the future we would like to build for ourselves. Watch this video to find out how to get started. Ready to keep going? Check out these posts next: Understanding Money Habits...

The creative freelancer’s toolkit

Starting out as a freelancer, it's worth knowing what tools and services are out there to help you in business. Here's a collection of our favourite tools, guides, calculators and articles for freelancers. Don't know where to start? Try our guide:...

Contracting vs Employment – what’s the difference?

By understanding the difference between a contractor and and employee, it becomes more clear what costs need to be factored in to your pricing if you choose to work freelance. There are many differences between contractors and employees that affect the...