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Free UK
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for your career
development

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Developing Assertiveness, London

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Creative Productivity, Newcastle

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How to Shoot and Edit, London

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Finance for Freelances, London

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Driving Traffic to Your Website, London

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Free Workshops

To help you develop your business in good times and bad, we’ve launched a series of FREE one-day workshops throughout the UK. Look out for emails from your unions and from FEU Training. Workshop details below.


5 Strategies for Success – 22 Jun, London

Young Members, FEU LogoFor young members aged 30 and under, this session examines popular strategies and tips that successful people use to achieve what they want in life with the aim of helping you think about how you can learn from these to support your career progress.

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Click into Instagram – 17 June, London

Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms and an effective platform for creative freelances who want to showcase their work to new/wider audiences. This workshop is ideally suited to beginners who want to learn more about and develop their skills to use this increasingly popular social networking app.

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Creative Productivity – 3 June, Manchester

Improve your time management, remove distractions and zoom through the chores of being freelance. Turn your To Do list into something you enjoy – and do – instead of just dread. Become the one everybody turns to because you never forget anything and you always deliver.

This workshop will help you understand how you work and what you can do to make better use of your limited time, become more productive and feel in more control.

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Blogging for Creative Freelances – 2 June, Manchester

Everybody tells you that you must have a website and you must have a blog but nobody tells you how – or why. In this workshop you will learn the key steps to creating your blog but, more importantly, what you can use one for and how it will become an important part of your creative work.

That’s true whether you’re a writer, journalist, musician or actor: you are already creating work that blogs can showcase and you will benefit from reaching audiences through a well constructed, targeted blog. This workshop will tell you how.

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Run a successful social media campaign – 18 May, London

Social media can be a powerful means of getting your message across and raise awareness of what you do. This one-day workshop will take you step-by-step through running a successful campaign.

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How to drive traffic to your website – 17 May, London

This one-day workshop quickly goes beyond the usual focus on search engines (though they are still covered) to understand the growing importance of social optimisation…creating stories and links that stand the best chance of being shared through social channels to build your online presence.

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How to shoot and edit video with an iPhone or iPad – 16 May, London

This one-day workshop will help you unlock the potential of your iPhone or iPad as a powerful tool for planning and creating high quality video.

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Effective communication – 29 April, London

From convincing someone to commission your work to asking for better terms and conditions, this workshop will help you develop your communication skills so that you achieve better and more consistent results.

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Finance for Freelances – 22 April, Brighton

Essential for every freelance, this workshop will help you improve your financial management from how to work out your tax to cash flow forecasting.

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Realistic Optimism – 18 March, London

How do you manage your goals to make sure you achieve the ones you really care about? How do you stay in touch with why they matter? And how do you know how effective the action you are taking is in helping to fulfill them?

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