How to successfully pivot your career | Interview with General Assembly graduate, Billy Boman

As part of this year’s National Careers Week, we’ve partnered up with pioneering tech education provider General Assembly to hear from one of their graduates on how he successfully pivoted his career. Billy Boman recently graduated from General Assembly’s immersive User Experience Design course and he tells us how he made the switch from fashion […]
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Interview with Sam Palmer, PeoplePerHour Academy Graduate

How do you become a successful graphic designer? We caught up with PeoplePerHour Academy graduate, Sam to discuss everything from the future of graphic design to why there’s nothing better than a bowl of pasta. If I had to explain what I do to a 5 year-old, I’d say… I tell my daughter that I […]
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Interview with Graham Bancroft, UI Architect

Have you ever wondered “what does a UI Architect do?” We interviewed our in-house wizard, Graham on 20 years of working in the industry. If I had to explain what I do to a 5 year-old, I’d say.. I take the designs from a designer and turn them into web pages or apps that you […]
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Freelancer success stories – Craig Brett

In our last blog, we talked extensively about side hustles. Side hustles are a great way to make extra cash in addition to your full-time gig and sometimes they can evolve into a new, standalone career. This is exactly what happened to Craig Brett- a freelance writer on our platform. We caught up with Craig […]
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5 top tips for filing your 2020 self-assessment tax return

The self-assessment tax return deadline is just around the corner for all self-employed professionals in the UK. If you were self-employed at any point from 6th April 2018 to 5th April 2019 and you earned more than £1000, then you need to file a self-assessment tax return and pay any tax you owe before January […]
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The rise of the side hustle

Last year, Twitter reported a 231% rise in the number of mentions of ‘side hustle’ on its platform. Henley Business School estimates that side hustles generate £72 billion for the UK economy. Roughly one quarter of Brits have a side hustle, which actually pales in comparison to America where over 45% of US workers have […]
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