Why Leverage? Leverage is an exertion of force on a lever to lift something. In a business context it is used in terms of give and take of a relationship. Now, the more valuable something is in this context means a heavier item you want to lift. In Business it’s like you both sitting on […]
Finding Out What I Loved To Do and Becoming A Sound Mixer. It was the dream of many that I took for granted. Growing up in a city in the north of England I knew I didn’t want to be sucked into the “system” which to me meant do a job which mimicked school. The […]
Thankfully I haven’t had such horrible clients but I was asked what I would do to let down clients more gently.
When it come to crewing and getting a film together the most expensive element of the film is usually the crew cost for labour followed by rates for different departments. Lots of people however with the price of mid tier cameras dropping all the time automatically think sound is doing the exactly the same thing. This is because they have worked with lower cameras and also where the sound was done on a zoom.
Might sound silly as when you set your invoice terms (Usually 30 days) then the client or production company should pay you on time, but this doesn’t happen 100% of the time for me. So there are a few things you can do as gentle reminders to help maintain your cashflow and all the adult things like rent and bills.
So recently I moved house and wanted to share some insights into finances because as a freelancer it can be tricky to manage. Also having a self employed status you need to make sure you take into account about your profit and loss.
Freelancer Accounting Since it’s nearly tax time again in the UK I was time for me to crack my tax for 2011/2012 and being on the road all over the country they do mount up. I try to get paid and pay for anything to do with business through my personal account since it is […]