The Independent Life

Freelance time management in 10 easy steps

When you’re freelance, your time is your own. But if you spend it hitting snooze, scrolling through cute kittens on Facebook and watching entire series of Breaking Bad in one go, it might be time to start setting yourself some limits. Follow these freelance time management tips to become the master of your own day. 1. […]

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Avoiding a summer holiday meltdown in 5 easy steps

One of the best things about being self-employed is that you’re not bound by the statutory ration of 28 days’ holiday per year. It means the kids can stay home with you in summer too, and you don’t need to be an accountant to know that’ll save you a fortune in childcare costs. Still, holidays […]

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Becoming self-employed: the 5 most commonly asked questions

Becoming self-employed: the 5 most commonly asked questions

Self-employment: it’s a scary business, isn’t it? Ask anyone who has taken the leap themselves, and they’ll tell you: the ‘should I, shouldn’t I?’ stage comes with long, sleepless nights, and – in some cases – a washing-machine’s-worth of soiled underpants. Unfortunately, this article isn’t about to offer up a magical remedy – we’re a website, […]

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Welcome to The Life Hub – Where work and life come together

Welcome to The Life Hub, a celebration of the independent life inspired by the start-up, freelance and contractor community. The Life Hub is brought to you by My Accountant Friend, the UK’s leading on-demand accountancy service. My Accountant Friend gives you the tools to be as involved as you want to be. If you want to […]

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