Freelancing: it conjures up the romantic idea of liberation from the daily grind of being an employee. As a professional in technology, this can bear a modicum of truth - the chance of flying solo as a freelancer removes specific barriers that make it achievable to work on projects that interest you, negotiating prices that generally leave employee salaries faltering in the dust. In this post, I’ll superficially highlight the various traits of freelancing and the responsibilities that entail being a sole trader in the UK.