My self-employed journey


The Journey of Freelancing

Self-employment is a journey. It's a journey of self-discovery, of learning new skills, and of building a successful business. It is a path that is full of challenges and rewards.

In this series, we follow several self-employed freelancers as they navigate the ups and downs of this exciting career path. We will learn about their challenges, their successes, and advice for others considering self-employment.

We hope that this series will inspire you to take the leap into freelancing and to start your own journey.

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Meet the members

Pam Taylor

Pam Taylor had a successful career in corporate project management, but she always dreamed of being self-employed. She was hesitant to make the leap, but when she was laid off, she decided it was now or never.

Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell has been working in IT for over 40 years, and he's seen it all. From the early days of mainframes to the latest cloud-based technologies, Colin has been there and done it all.

Mark Reynolds

Mark Reynolds is a self-employed engineer who specializes in road safety. He has over 30 years of experience in the industry, and he is passionate about making roads safer for everyone.

Katie Lee

Katie Lee is the founder and CEO of Superstar Learners, an online tutoring company that helps students reach their full potential. Katie has a passion for education and believes that every student can succeed with the right support.

Becca Barnard

Becca is passionate about helping unpublished authors get their work published, and is committed to making the publishing industry more accessible to everyone.

Maxine Binger

Maxine Binger is a parent, teacher, and entrepreneur who is on a mission to transform children's reading experiences. She is the founder of Koobool, an online platform that allows children to share book reviews with each other.

Hilary Brown

Hilary Brown is a self-employed strategic project and programme manager with over 20 years of experience. She started out on her own in 2022 after many years operating in Governmental and public sector organisations.

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