Disclosure: I am not a lawyer! The following post is a compilation of my own research, experience, and conversations with those who know a lot more about contract law than I do. There’s no easy way to say this, so I’m not going to be sugar-coating this blog post: you need to cover your ass…

Trying to appear bigger than you really are by calling your freelance business some sort of incorporated name doesn’t make sense to us. You’re a graphic designer and you mostly work alone, but rather than call a spade a spade, you give your company a big fancy name, use the word ‘us’ a lot in…

Welcome! The Freelance Collective has arrived. We’re a brand new concept in Australia – the first database of its kind that’s launched at a time when digital technology and changing approaches to the concept of work has resulted in a huge rise in the number of freelancers hitting the market. We launched early July, 2015.…

Growing numbers of Australians are successfully juggling family life and freelancing. The ability to work from home, use an app to track hours worked and work on projects in their own sweet time is so alluring, that family life is the prompt that many need to start their freelance business.