Be nice. Or else.
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Thanks, James. I appreciate your comment :-) And I'm biased, but I agree about it being something people should look into. I've seen a lot of the scary situations and it's frightening to think so many freelancers aren't taking basic steps to protect their business.
I'd love to, but it's been hard enough getting started in the UK. There's definitely a demand for simpler insurance options for small businesses / freelancers.
Yep, that's a common misconception. For £10 a month you can get decent coverage. For £20+ a month, you can cover everything from the work you do to the equipment you do it on. It's a no-brainer to me, but I am biased, hah.
Hey, Designer News. Many freelancers struggle with knowing what insurance they should have. And no wonder—who wants to read up on insurance?
This is why I built this tool; to give you an idea of what insurance you should consider based on your work activities. I'm open to feedback if you have any. Thanks!
Great suggestion, thank you!
Doh! Thanks for the heads up.
Not as far as I'm aware :-(
Hey, Designer News. I launched a tool to assess the vulnerability / strength of a freelancer's business.
With my business, Jack, I’m trying to provide a personal and friendly way for freelancers to get insurance. I’ve noticed a lot of my clients (and freelancers in general!) could be doing better to protect their business, hence why I made this business health checkup tool.
I've included the importance of monitoring cashflow, having insurance, working with contracts and backing up your work. Do you have any suggestions of what else should be included? The goal is to encourage freelancers to build a bulletproof business.
Thanks. I'm glad you found it valuable.
I hear that a lot! You can cover your business in a multitude of scenarios for under £200 a year. Web design, graphic design etc is considered low risk by insurers, so the premiums shouldn't be too high (in the UK at least).
Be nice. Or else.
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