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Financial Management

Navigating those things many of us may not be keen on getting around to…

 

Let’s face it as music creators and artists, taxes, deductions, and other earnings aren’t the most thrilling topics to us, but they’re essential to understand, so we can be fully prepared as we develop our work in the music industry.

 

A ‘Portfolio career’ is a term often used for us music creators and others working in the music industry, as we often have many ‘strings to our bow’.. meaning more than one skill or resource within our professional music work.

 

From performing, to teaching, composing to arranging and musical directing, some people focus on one, and many can even focus on them all. Free-lance / self-employed work underpins the majority of artists and music creators incomes.

 

According to the MU, ‘Only 10% of musicians are full-time salaried employees. Half of musicians have no regular employment whatsoever. The vast majority of musicians (94%) work freelance for all or part of their income’.

 

For those of us focusing on creative output and fundamentally getting work, from sometimes many disparate areas – taxes and self-employment can bring a lot of confusion in our daily lives.

 

We are here to help you; we came up with this short list of websites that have information on how to start:

 

 

DOMINIC ALLDIS

 
May 21, 2022
  Pizza Express

KATHERINE PRIDDY

 
May 26, 2022
  The Glee Club Nottingham

RICHARD SPAVEN: ‘SPIRIT BEATS’ EP LAUNCH

 
May 27, 2022
  The Jazz Cafe

WILLY MASON

 
Sep 6, 2022
  The Glee Club Birmingham

EFTERKLANG

 
Aug 23, 2022
  The Glee Club Birmingham

SAM BAKER

 
Oct 9, 2022
  The Glee Club Glasgow

CAT BURNS

 
Oct 4, 2022
  KOKO

CHIEF XIAN aTUNDE ADJUAH

 
Sep 13, 2022
  KOKO

SISTER NANCY & LEGAL SHOT SOUND

 
May 31, 2022
  The Jazz Cafe

ADRIANA CALCANHOTTO

 
Jun 7, 2022
  The Jazz Cafe

CHARLES MINGUS CENTENARY CELEBRATION

 
May 26, 2022
  The Jazz Cafe

TOM BARFORD QUARTET

 
May 21, 2022
  Pizza Express

JUSTIN THURGUR ‘MANY FACES’ ALBUM LAUNCH

 
May 30, 2022
  The Cockpit

HANIA RANI

 
May 27, 2022
  KOKO

ELVANA UNPLUGGED

 
Sep 13, 2022
  The Glee Club Birmingham

FRANCISCO EL HOMBRE

 
May 28, 2022
  Rich Mix

JAKE SHIMABUKURO

 
Jun 21, 2022
  The Glee Club Birmingham

PATRICE RUSHEN AT KOKO

 
Jun 1, 2022
  The Jazz Cafe

LUNA COHEN

 
May 20, 2022
  Pizza Express

A CELEBRATION OF ARTHUR RUSSELL

 
May 21, 2022
  The Jazz Cafe

CHUCK PROPHET & THE MISSION EXPRESS

 
May 29, 2022
  The Glee Club Glasgow

AMAARAE

 
May 31, 2022
  KOKO

THE HANDSOME FAMILY

 
Sep 8, 2022
  The Wardrobe

BABY BHUSKA: THE KATE BUSH EXPERIENCE OF YOUR DREAMS

 
May 24, 2022
 
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