Category: Individual members

Introducing the Sheffield Digital Mentoring Scheme

Our new scheme will help Individual Members to develop and achieve their career goals.

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Sheffield Digital Mentoring Scheme! This is something that our community manager, Sophie, has been working on for several months after our members told us how useful a mentoring scheme would be. Sophie has collaborated with the team at Sheffield Women in Tech (ShfWiT), who were also

Member Spotlight: Mark Wrigley

In this interview, Mark shares his love of physics, disruptive technologies, and encouraging young people into STEM through maker activity.

Can you tell us a bit about what you do now and the career you’ve had? A few years ago I decided to downsize and become financially independent. I sold my house in Hampshire and moved back to my home town of Sheffield, mortgage free! I had been widowed a few years earlier, the last

New IR35 rules: time to act

Important information about the new tax rules for people operating through a Personal Service Company, and businesses that use them.

From April 2021 HMRC is due to change the IR35 rules for individuals that contract through a Personal Service Company (PSC). A PSC is a limited company that provides the services of one contractor, who is usually the company’s only shareholder and sole director. The rule changes were originally due to come into force in April

Member spotlight: Hannah Hassack

Social media expert, Hannah talks networking, misconceptions and using social to develop profiles, opportunities and your next big career move.

Can you tell us a bit about your journey to becoming a freelancer? Before I took the leap to freelancing, I worked across a mix of verticals, always in the same niche – social media marketing. I was lucky enough to gain experience agency-side, and then in-house in the entertainment, charity, professional services and healthcare