Freelancer Skills Workshops are a chance for freelancers to hone their practical and business skills.
In this 90 minute workshop for creative freelancers, the Bush Theatre’s Finance Manager Neil Harris will take you through the basics of taxation, budgeting and financial planning within a freelance career.
There are limited free bursary places available for freelancers who need them. Please contact [email protected] for more information on how to apply for a bursary place.
Neil Harris currently works as a Head of Finance and Trustee at several organisations that are engaged in providing creative experiences or providing an opportunity for students, teachers and writers to develop their creative skills. As well as his main role as Head of Finance at the Bush Theatre, Neil is part time Head of Finance at the Blackheath Conservatoire, which provides art, drama and music courses to the local community. He is Trustee at AND, the Arts Council Funded Bridge charity for education and the arts in London and Trustee at the Arvon Foundation, the Arts Council Funded national creative writing charity. Neil has wide experience of the charity, education and not-for-profit sectors, including working with Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication and Oxford University. A graduate of Warwick University, he was President of the Drama society but can certainly claim no acting ability!