Self-employment

Self-employment
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This activity pack aims to help young people explore what it means to be self-employed or work as a freelancer or sub-contractor.

This activity pack aims to help you explore what it means to be self-employed or work as a freelancer or sub-contractor. It delves into the main considerations and facts of self-employment, including top tips on the legal requirements and tax considerations when working for yourself. It also includes a scenario to help young people explore a real-world, practical example of the advantages and disadvantages of being self-employed.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the lesson, you will be able to:

  • Define the different types of employment, including being self-employed, employed by someone else, working as a freelancer and becoming a sub-contractor
  • Consider the advantages and disadvantages of being self-employed
  • Understand the potential financial implications of becoming self-employed, including taking responsibility for tax and National Insurance contributions
  • Understand the importance of registering for self-employment with HMRC and keeping good accounts

If you meet our charitable criteria and are based within the county of Shropshire our events are free of charge, otherwise charges will be applicable. Please contact us to discuss your eligibility at:

T: 01952 299214E: [email protected]

Refunds are only available up to 7 days prior to the course date. If you cancel within 7 days of your course the full fee will not be refundable.

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