Welcome to Freelance Fundablog! The home for the Freelance Fundamentals blog.

Here you can find a range of articles we have written on various topics related to the wonderful world of freelancing.

So pull up a chair, grab yourself a coffee, take that sandwich break and we hope you enjoy the read.

Hello from Freelance Fundamentals

Hi and welcome!  We are Kate and Nicola, two fellow freelancers and pals for 19 years.

As two freelancers for the last 13 years we have grown quite a bank of advice, learnings and ‘work hacks’.  We often get asked, what works for us and it was with this in mind that we have decided that we would share it on a wider platform.

About Us

HELLO – I am Kate and I have been running a multi-hyphen career for 10 years.

I have a background in criminology and worked for years in academia, the voluntary sector, and with countless public sector organisations advising on crime reduction and making communities safer. I have worked for starts up, as a sole trader and as a director of a social enterprise so I have picked up a thing or two along the way about running your own business. I now combine a part-time post in a University with my own strands of freelance consultancy work.

HI THERE – I’m Nicola and I’ve been running my consultancy business for the last 13 years.  I’ve learnt so much during this time resulting in so many gems of information and advice as well as efficiencies that can help others working like me on a freelance basis achieve their goals.  I want to share some of the things Ive learnt and continue to learn to run a business and be a successful freelancer.


Making 2021 the year you invest in your mindset and your goals

After the year we’ve had you may be forgiven if it may feel difficult to be a dreamer and feel optimistic when setting your goals for the coming year. But looking at your goals gives you opportunities to reinvigorate and recharge yourself and your work and using your newly developed skills and experience from living …

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