Crafting a career writing for organisations that ‘do good’.

#Lovewhatyoudo Series

Ever wondered why our Associates just seem so god damn happy? It’s because they love what they do! To celebrate this we have launched our #lovewhatyoudo blog series sharing the unique stories of some of our amazing team. Each of our Associates has a different story – they have all had a variety of struggles…

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Want to become a freelancer? Try these 5 tips for a seamless transition.

Becoming a freelancer doesn't have to be a daunting prospect

Becoming a freelancer can be a daunting prospect for many, yet for others, it’s a breeze. After all, you only need a computer and an internet connection, right? When writing this, I considered what it was that I thought I needed to be a freelancer and how to make…

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Eliminating the stigma around mental illness in the workplace

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day – October 10 — is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. An initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health to raise public awareness of mental health issues worldwide.(1) Photo by Ben White on…

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Individualisation is the future.

A blog by Alex Hirst and Lizzie Penny

Finally, the time has arrived when you never need to miss your child’s first steps, their school play, get out of bed with a hangover or catch a busy commuter train. In the future of work, people are happier. They have the freedom to choose where and when they work for themselves, liberated by technology…

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“Being able to choose my workstyle is an incredible gift.” – Jane Hunter

Whats your #workstyle? Hoxby Story Series

Before making a move to freelancing, I spent my career in Marketing, working on terrific brands such as Snapple, Guinness, J&B Whisky, Gallo wines and Little Dish. I have been fortunate to have global responsibility through my career and with that came a lot of wonderful travel. I’m even more fortunate…

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Freelancing: Freedom, Flexibility, Fulfilment, the Future and other ‘F’ words

AN INSIGHTFUL LOOK INTO THE RISE OF FREELANCING

According to IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the self-employed, there are 2m freelancers in the UK, a 43% rise from 2008. Unsurprisingly, the number of women with children working as freelancers nearly doubled. In terms of age, the most significant growth has been among 16-29 year olds, signalling that freelancing is the future…

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Introducing Hoxby Associate, Aggie Bainbridge

#LOVEWHATYOUDO SERIES

I’m a freelance graphic designer, this means on any given day I could be creating a new brand identity, designing a website or creating editorial design for a magazine. I have my own company (just me) called Petits Papiers but I’m also an associate with the Hoxby Collective, where I’m head of design. This means…

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Packing for Minimalist Travel

LIVING A MINIMALIST LIFE

With the amazing technology and soaring wifi speeds these days, it is entirely possible for freelancers to work a more productive and happy life from literally anywhere. Which is why I decided to leave my comfortable life in London for a more adventurous life on the road. One of the most challenging parts of making…

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Introducing Hoxby Associate, Niki Shefras

#LOVEWHATYOUDO SERIES

My career has been a rather diverse and unusual one; I ran exquisite, fine dining restaurants in the Caribbean for many years, before moving back to Europe where I organised pre-season training camps and international friendlies for top tier soccer teams. I moved back to the UK a few years ago and recently set up…

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Huckleberry Partners is now called
The Hoxby Collective.
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Huckleberry Partners is now called The Hoxby Collective.
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