How to freelance on the side

Freelancing on top of a regular job can be a great way to earn extra cash while doing something you love. But, in this online article for Xero, Jacqui Gibson explores how it can put pressure on schedules and client expectations


Freelancing is on the rise

Times are changing, and so is the way we work.

Many people are figuring out how to freelance and taking on work as contractors or consultants.

An Australian survey found 30 percent of the workforce are freelancers.

The ups and downs of freelancing on the side

It’s a good idea to weigh up the pros and cons of taking freelance work.

You’ve probably already considered the benefits like:
- extra income
- being your own boss
- developing new career options
- working on projects that really interest you …

This guide was first published in Xero’s small business guide collection.