Author: Freya Valentine

IR35 is really boring!

by Freya Valentine November 7th, 2019

I love a good blog post, there’s nothing I like more than a good topic to write about. I’ve been putting this one off though ever since Anna, the Operations Manager at Hasson Associates, said to me “You should write something about IR35” and for some reason I replied “Sure! Of course!” before realising that […]

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What makes the perfect Freelance CV?

by Freya Valentine January 18th, 2019

Generally speaking, a CV is the first thing an employer or potential client sees when you introduce yourself, it’s your selling point. No matter what level you are, your CV should do the talking. So, what’s the best way to do this and should the CV of a freelancer or contractor look different to a […]

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#LookUp

by Freya Valentine August 16th, 2018

You’re sat on the tube. How likely are you to give your seat up for a disabled person? An elderly person? A pregnant person? “Me?” I hear you say, “Of course I would!” Well let’s rephrase that. How likely are you to notice someone who is in need of seat? Because actually, most people will […]

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Useful Resources for Freelance and Interim Workers for Market Research, Insight and Analysis.

by Freya Valentine February 15th, 2018

It takes a lot of confidence to resign, even when you have a brand-new job lined up with signed contracts and a new start date. However, it takes even more self-assurance and perhaps even a helpful pinch of cockiness, to hand in your notice if you’ve got nothing concrete lined up. Most people who chose […]

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When I was your age….

by Freya Valentine July 28th, 2017

Millennial. The definition of millennial is “a person reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century.”  However, most of the articles written would suggest a very different meaning, something much more negative. In a recent study into Millennials from Ipsos, the top 5 words most associated with Millennial are; tech savvy, materialistic, selfish, lazy and […]

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