Tag: self-employed

  • Tax Tips for the Self-Employed Actor

    Tax Tips for the Self-Employed Actor

    How performers can register as self-employed and what is tax deductible as an actor. Being a performer requires a lot of work – you have to learn lines, film self-tapes and go to auditions – all while juggling the rest of your life. Self-employed actors in the UK also manage their financial aspects and are…

  • What Can Equity Do For My Child?

    What Can Equity Do For My Child?

    Find out more about the performing arts and entertainment trade union, Equity, and they can help your child if they’re a performer If your child is between the ages of 10 and 17, they may be eligible for Equity Child Membership and all the benefits that come with it. Here’s what you need to know! Equity is…

  • Financial Mindfulness – Budgeting Tips for Performers

    Financial Mindfulness – Budgeting Tips for Performers

    How to organise your finances and budget with ever-changing earnings. Money – or the lack of it – is not the obstacle to your success and goals but sitting blissfully in the ignorance of your financial health may well be. I can tell you from personal experience that by ignoring your finances and giving sole…

  • What Are Your Transferable Skills as an Actor?

    What Are Your Transferable Skills as an Actor?

    Discovering what your transferable skills are and how to use them to supplement your income. In this episode of The Spotlight Podcast, we talk to Sarah Thurstan, a performer and co-founder of Performance Link. She took over the company in 2000 and now runs it herself alongside acting work. We’ll be talking all about transferable skills…