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Sat, 18 Jul


Webinar via Zoom

Words of Colour 'Finance Clinic'

Award-winning accountant and business adviser Shameika Byfield will be leading a finance clinic for self employed creatives of colour

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Words of Colour 'Finance Clinic'
Words of Colour 'Finance Clinic'

Time & Location

18 Jul 2020, 14:00 – 15:00

Webinar via Zoom

About the Event

*This session is part of a wider programme specifically for, and part of Words of Colour's professional commitment to, writers and creatives of colour.

Finance Clinic for Self Employed Creatives with Shameika Byfield

Award-winning accountant and business adviser Shameika Byfield will explore the impact of Covid-19 on entrepreneurs and creatives, take your questions and explain budgeting and contingency.

At this challenging time, many entrepreneurs, self employed writers, creatives and artists of colour are facing uncertainty over how to generate a secure income during the Covid-19 lockdown, including knowing what is available for them in terms of financial support , and whether it is worthwhile pursuing a business idea or launch at this time.

The pandemic has also opened up a creative space to think about what you would like to pursue, be it a product, a play, a book or piloting a workshop, knowing how to budget and forward plan or exploring what the best legal structure would be for a business or project that you would like to establish in a post-Covid world.

In this practical session Shameika Byfield will help you explore the current options to navigate these decision with confidence.

The Finance Clinic will cover:

  • How to Budgeting/Forecast efficiently
  • The Importance of Contingency
  • Alternative Legal Structures
  • The Impact of Covid-19 on Entrepreneurs and Creatives

This workshop is suitable for:

  • Writers
  • Creatives
  • Budding and emerging entrepreneurs
  • Artists
  • Startups
  • People interested in developing portfolio careers
  • People transitioning out of full time employment or who have been furloughed

Important Information:

Once you book your space, please send your questions for the Finance Clinic in advance of the session, by 16 June 2020, to Put ‘Finance Clinic Questions’ in the subject line.

This session will be hosted on Zoom. You will be sent a link that is not to be circulated before the event. Please check your spam folder just in case. SEE EVENTBRITE FOR MORE DETAILS

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