Working as a freelance translator you will need to have built up a significant amount of translation experience which includes speaking, reading, and writing in your chosen language.
Many translators start off doing freelance work in their spare time,whilst holding onto a full time job. There are many reasons for this, mostly financial, however in order to work freelance you will need to have built up a good network of contacts to ensure you are receiving regular work.
There are many benefits of going freelance as a translator, benefits such as:
- Flexible working hours
- Working on various different projects at the same time
- Being able to make your own decisions and inputting your own creative flair
- Take home a much higher percentage of your wage than your counterparts because of your ability to claim expenses for tax relief
As a business owner you will be able to submit expenses for tax relief which allows you to take home a much larger percentage of your pay than an employee operating on a PAYE basis. Expenses which could include petrol costs, advertising expenses, professional courses / memberships, accountancy fees, etc.
The service that Arleys offers has been designed in such a way that we decide, together, how you would like us to help you run and manage your business. With Arleys being designed by contractors we realised that there wasn’t one service model that would cater to all of your needs; so we decided to adopt them all.
If you would like to know more about how Arleys can help you then please call one of the team on 01925 598 499 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and one of the team will be in touch to find out how you want us to work for you.