|A-N The Artists Information Company||Own-it||Arts Thread|
|CSM Short Courses in Business||Creative United||Young Creative Council|
|Creative Choices||Creative Industries UK||Craft Central|
|Young Creative Council||The Design Trust||Interior Lifestyle Futures|
|Asos Marketplace||Crafts Council||The Guardian/Business|
These web links are for creative practitioners who wish to read about how to become a freelancer or understand more about self-employment; also important tips about branding, business planning and promotion.
|Artquest: 7 Steps to Business Start-up||Protecting Your Work Online||Creative Choices: From Artist to Entrepreneur|
|Making A Living||Arts Thread: A Guide to Promoting a Design Business||Effective Self-Promotion for Artists & Designers|
If you are starting out within the Arts, Cultural or Creative Industries and would like business advice/support or to go on a course with like-minded practitioners in: business start-up, self-employment, entrepreneurial skills, marketing and Intellectual Property and legal issues then these organisations will be able to assist you.
|HW Fisher||Central Saint Martins Short Courses||The Freelancer Club|
|British Library Business & IP||The Future Foundry||Creative Barcode|
|The Federation of Small Businesses||Laytons LLP||Medi Visas|