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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

FutureMakers Guide for Staff 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. For questions or support using this material, contact:...

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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...

Creative freelancing: 15 steps to a paying client

Creative people are in demand in the workplace and the good news is that you don’t need to be in full-time employment to be a part of it. Freelancing is an alternative that gives you the flexibility to create work that speaks to your values without...

Understanding Debt

Debt is almost a dirty word. With student loans, credit cards and other types of debt being readily available, it’s important to learn about debt and understand how to use it as a tool to achieve your goals. This material was developed for...