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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.


Marketing your work – 16 Nov, Bristol

To build a successful freelance career, you need the ability to get what you do under the right people’s noses and present your work in the best possible light. This course will help you gain a clearer understanding of marketing and help you develop your marketing skills.

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Body Language – 25 Oct, London

Getting your message across and making the right impression relies on both what you say and how you say it. In this one-day workshop, you will learn how thoughts, intentions and feelings are expressed through physical behaviours and how to ensure that the non-verbal messages you convey create the right impact.

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Blogging for Creative Freelances – 13 Oct, 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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Effective Communication – 12 Oct, Manchester

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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Get Hired – 6 October, London

This one-day workshop is designed to give practical advice and support to help you improve how you demonstrate your many skills and abilities to potential clients, through both what you say and how you say it.

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Finance for Freelances – 27 Sept, London

There are some big changes coming up in the way freelance professionals will deal with the tax office. This workshop aims to get you into the right financial habits before the changes come. We’ll also explain why there was such a row after the recent budget. 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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Get Noticed – 22 Sept, London

Learn how to stand out from the crowd by writing targeted CVs/career summaries/profiles (whatever format is required) that show why you are the right person for each work opportunity you apply for.

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Creative Productivity – 15 Sept, London

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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Marketing your Work – 4 Sept, London

To build a successful freelance career, you need the ability to get what you do under the right people’s noses and present your work in the best possible light. This course will help you gain a clearer understanding of marketing and help you develop your marketing skills.

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Motivation Matters – 24 Aug, London

Staying motivated is essential if you’re going to develop a successful freelance career. Whether you’re just starting out and trying to get your foot in the door or a seasoned professional who is aiming to maintain momentum, this one day workshop will help you get and stay motivated so that you realise your creative ambitions.

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