“I’m self-employed and I’m not sure I’m going to make it out of lockdown with my finances in shape. What should I do to safeguard myself?”

 

If you're self-employed or a freelance worker, this is undoubtedly a challenging time and regular income may feel like a distant memory. A recent ONS survey highlights that financial anxiety is high amongst the five million or so self-employed workers in the UK, with many either in survival mode right now, or looking for new opportunities in an economic landscape which has changed dramatically in just a few months.  

 

As in all things though, knowledge is power, and there are a few things you can do now to safeguard your finances, giving you greater control and peace of mind. 

 

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