Freelancing top tips

Paul explains the importance of time management when you don't work a 9 to 5 office job. View more videos on Workingmums TV channel

Paul James is head of commercial development at PCG, the UK's biggest organisation representing freelancers. For more information and advice on freelancing visit

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This is so spot on. I mix freelance work with part-time work and can find managing the time between the two and family difficult. Setting particular times for the work is really helpful. My biggest struggle is still trying to do too much even in the time I have without the kids.

Shirley-Ann Hickman | Report this comment

I work from home and I find it very hard to balance work/life. My child is in her early teens so it's not as difficult as I know she can take care of herself but I still want to be present so I tend to stop work when she comes in from school and pick up later in the evening.
I have written some blogs your readers might find useful regarding freelancing and working from home, I hope you don't mind me sharing the link:

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