Published on:

6th Apr 2020

Working, homeschooling and coping with lock down

In our second coronavirus special we see how freelance journalists are coping two weeks into UK lock down. The episode features parenting and career specialist Georgina Fuller, and, charity and Fantasy Football journalist Joe Lepper. They talk us through working at home whilst homeschooling, understanding the government's self-employment financial aid packages and why now is the time to get networking.

Episode notes:

Georgie's website:

Joe's website:

Coronavirus petition to support small limited companies:

NUJ coronavirus guidance for freelancers:

Self-employment income support scheme:

Citizens Advice self-employment guidance:

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About the Podcast

Freelancing for Journalists
Lifting the lid on freelance life. Experienced freelance journalists Lily Canter and Emma Wilkinson guide you through everything you need to know about working for yourself. From where to get work, to how to get paid and everything in between.

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