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This activity pack aims to help young people explore what it means to be self-employed or work as a freelancer or sub-contractor. It delves into the main considerations and facts of self-employment, including top tips on the legal requirements and tax considerations when working for yourself. It also includes a scenario to help young people explore a real-world, practical example of the advantages and disadvantages of being self-employed.
By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:
To access worksheets for all twelve activity packs in one place, use our ‘Setting yourself up for financial independence’ workbook.
Other LifeSkills lessons are also suitable for use with care leavers to support them on their employability journey, here are some to get started with:
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