Practical Support

Evie Godfrey

Practical Support

When freelancing or running your own business, questions often arise about how much you should be charging, keeping on top of your taxes and how to find work.


Useful Resources:

AD:VENTURE– Free dedicated support for new start-ups in West Yorkshire.

A-N– Resources and information to support professional artists.

ART QUEST– Everything a graduate needs to know about becoming an artist.

DIGITAL BOOST– Volunteer experts to help small businesses and charities grow.

FREELANCER CLUB– A collection of resources to support freelancers.

FREELANCER NEWS– Learn how to become a freelancer.

FUTURE GOALS– A free course about starting your own business.

NOVA– Supporting community and voluntary sector initiatives.

THE DOTS– Get advice, meet collaborators, find jobs.

THE LEP– Guiding small-medium sized businesses in West Yorkshire.

WAKEFIELD FIRST– District wide support for businesses.


What should I charge?

Artists Union England– Helping artists and employers determine fair pay for artists.

Creative Lives in Progress– Salary transparency in the creative industries.

Musician’s Union– Rates of pay for musicians.


Tax support and financial planning:

ARTREPRENEUR– Financial planning for creative businesses.

CREATIVE TOOL KIT– Tax essentials.