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Adding references to your freelance profile

Having references on your profile helps prospective clients see you've got a proven track-record. We also use reference information when matching you with projects.

Getting the most from remote working

Getting the most from remote working means finding your ideal position, and coming up with a unique strategy to enhance your productivity, wellness, and work/life balance.

Working effectively with clients

Learn the three fundamental elements of working well with your freelance clients.


How to pitch to clients

Pitching a big, bold idea isn't easy. Learn these techniques when pitching a new idea to your clients.

How to avoid giving work away for free

As a freelancer you need to prove yourself to win a client. But should you give work away for free?

A freelancer's guide to contracts and NDAs

Freelancing for a new client will normally start with getting a contract and an NDA in place. Learn where to start.


How to be a successful freelancer in the UK

Learn how to be successful in the UK's freelance marketplace.

Working with higher value projects

As your business begins to expand and you work on higher value projects, you need to work out ways of protecting yourself.

A freelancer's guide to insurance

As your business grows and higher value projects start to roll in it makes sense to get some insurance. Find out what you need to know.


A freelancer's guide to handling client feedback

Feedback on a your work is almost guaranteed. Sometimes it's good, sometimes it's bad. But how should you respond? Find out here.

Tax tips and advice for UK freelancers

Lower your tax bill by following these practical tips and avoiding common mistakes. Written in partnership with FreeAgent.

Freelancer's guide to IR35

Understand IR35 and the tax implications of freelancing in the UK.


Freelance rate calculator

How much should you charge as a freelancer? Enter your full-time equivalent salary our calculator will estimate the hourly and day rate you'd be looking to charge.

A freelancer's guide to creating successful client relationships

Learn how to improve your chances of getting repeat freelance projects by creating successful client relationships.

How to write a great application

As a freelancer, your application is your first point of contact with a potential client. It’s your chance to really sell yourself and get noticed.


Create a professional freelancer profile

Creating a profile on weliketowork.com is simple. In just 4 steps, you can have a profile to enable potential clients to find you and invite you to work on their projects.

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