Creative Careers

Freelance Finance

Remi Harris stands by a wall

This session will help you become more money-savvy when starting out as a freelancer, so you can focus on being creative whilst having a hold on the business side of things

We will have Creative Business Advisor Remi Harris  with us for an evening of teaching and discussion to help creative freelancers on business planning, fundraising and business skills. She will be covering topics like:

  • Preparing invoices
  • Putting together a budget or quote
  • Getting customers to pay on time
  • Sorting out taxes

Plus takeaways like invoice and budget templates. 

Remi will be tailoring the session to those attending so if you’re coming along and want to talk about something specific or share and have feedback on a quote, budget or invoice you have then email youngbarbican@barbican.org.uk.
 

Remi Harris

Remi Harris MBE shows creatives, arts organisations and entrepreneurs how to write about what they do in a way that makes funders want to back them. As a consultant who has secured more than a million pounds for clients, Remi has become an expert in helping people understand what funders want and how to turn their great ideas and passion projects into financial successes.

She has a degree in Psychology and an MBA, and 15-years experience in the music industry as a Director of Operations and founder of many initiatives to help creatives to grow. She is author of the book: Easy Money? The Definitive Guide to Funding Music Projects in the UK (University of Westminster, 2013) and a contributor to media including BBC.co.uk, Music Week and Complete Music Update. Remi was honoured with an MBE in 2016 for services to the music industry. She is based in London.

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Creative Careers

Creative Careers sessions are workshops and talks designed to unpack the creative industries and give you insight and support as a developing arts professional. These sessions will give you the chance to meet like-minded people and industry leaders who will share their experiences and expertise in their field.

Check out past sessions here.

Remember that to access these sessions you must be a Young Barbican member. Sign up now to get discounted tickets and access programs like Creative Careers.
 

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