NDAs are a standard practice when working on sensitive projects with clients who necessitate discretion. As a freelancer, there is a high possibility of having to work under the constraints of an NDA, so make sure you’re aware of the basics before signing it!
Non-compete clauses are often part of regular employee contracts but are finding increasing use in freelancer contracts. Not looking at a non-compete properly could lead to quite a bit of trouble. Read more about NCC and what should you pay attention to before you sign!
Can I quit a freelance job? If you want to terminate your contract as a freelancer and fire your client, you’d need to consider a few things. How much notice should you give? Is it actually possible to terminate a contract from your end?
In a time where competition stresses the best of the best freelancers, portfolios have become more important than qualifications. But for most freelancer designers, developers, and writers, a dark milestone awaits them: confidentiality agreements and NDAs. How can you look past it to create a great portfolio?
As someone running their own business, insurance is definitely something you should consider. Whether you want to protect your equipment, your work itself or against any potential injuries, there are tons of freelance and self-employed insurance options out there. However, what do they all mean and do you actually need them?
One of the biggest obstacles you’ll ever encounter as a freelancer is an inconsistent monthly income. When your bills remain almost the same year-round, but your income fluctuates every month depending on how many projects you are able to take on, freelancing can quickly begin to feel like an unsustainable, stressful career to have.
Intellectual property rights are something all freelancers that create should be concerned with. As with all legal details, it can be tempting to just ignore it and hope that a sensible legal system will take care of things in the right way. But not knowing your IP rights can hurt you financially as a freelancer.