Freelancing: How some of the country’s top freelancers make a living

The new wave of work – and digital platform shifts – are presenting a plethora of choice and choices for those who choose to go into freelance work

The digital world offers an entire new crop of flexibility and career choice, with no work-life balance compromise.

Freelancing is the latest revolution and is helping people to realise that there is more available to do in life than previously thought. The future of work is not dictated by corporate giants, but a combination of young people, freelancers and entrepreneurs.

How Freelancing Is Changing Work Freelancers now have access to the work of established professionals within their area of expertise

Meanwhile, traditional business models are still prevalent with large employers holding on to bulk contracts, often acting as one-stop shops across multiple areas. The strong emphasis on data analytics allows companies to reduce costs and focus on more strategic goals.

It is estimated that one third of Britons are now involved in creative, digital or entrepreneurial work. And it is likely to continue to rise over the next five years.

Read more: How Freelancing Is Changing Work

We asked several leading business figures and freelance professionals: how did you manage the move from full-time employee to freelance worker? What have been some of the lessons learned? What are the key points you would advise others to take on board?

This is a conversation with the people who are leading in the freelance world today.

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