Finances and getting paid

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In this episode we discuss the emotive subject of finances and getting paid. Showbiz reporter Ed Dyson and sex and relationships writer Charlotte Grainger share their advice on how to organise invoices, chase late payments and whether it's necessary to get an accountant.

We also discuss the controversial topics of payment on publication, working for free and how to negotiate fair rates.

Discuss finances and much more in our Facebook community.

The Guests

Ed Dyson: https://unitedqueendompodc.wixsite.com/website

https://open.spotify.com/show/0TDLmRw2eSeYCtODoZxjyR

Twitter: @edwarddyson205 @UnitedQueendom1

Charlotte Grainger: https://charlottegrainger.contently.com/

Twitter: @LottieBetty

Resources

London Freelance Guide: http://www.londonfreelance.org/feesguide/index.php?language=en&country=UK§ion=Welcome

NUJ Freelance Rates: https://www.nuj.org.uk/work/freelance/

Journo Resources Salary Guide: https://www.journoresources.org.uk/salaries/

Freelance Tax help: https://www.crunch.co.uk/knowledge/tax/freelancing-side-tax-implications/

Things Ed mentions:

Articles he’s written for The Sun: https://www.pressrush.com/author/5774980/ed-dyson

Facebook groups for Journalists: https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/10-facebook-groups-for-journalists-to-join/s2/a740420/

Freelance Journalists Christmas Drinks: https://www.nuj.org.uk/tags/christmas/

Receipt Bank

Things Charlotte mentions:

Rush Fees: https://www.freelancermap.com/freelancer-tips/12384-how-to-use-freelance-rush-fees

PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/uk/home

The #WhatToCharge

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