FreeAgent – The freelancer’s accounting package

FreeAgent.  We love ’em.  One of the few companies out there who really understand freelancers and independents. FreeAgent is designed specifically to meet the needs of freelancers and small business owners, as well as accountants working to support us. For freelancers and small businesses FreeAgent’s online accounting system helps to give users a clear […]

Fear, creation and freelancing

Yiannis Pelekanos is stepping out from the dark and admitting he’s scared. So… I’ve not really written much over the last couple of months. As much as I want to call it an extended hiatus, its not really been by choice. Its been fear. Well, and procrastination. But mainly fear!  I don’t know whether it’s […]

Coaching for free spirits

Are you setting out on a freelance or independent career? Setting up a business doing what you love? Do you sometimes lose your confidence in your ability to go it alone?  We’ve all been there too! At KindredHQ, we know exactly how that feels, because we’re doing it too.  So we know that you’re going […]

Steve Lawson, Musician

Steve Lawson is a freelance musician, British solo electric bassist and looper. In this short film, Steve talks about why he thinks it’s easier to innovate when you don’t have to do it in the confines of a formal company structure.  We ask him: What do you do? Have you ever had a normal job? […]

Stories of Soho

In this latest highly absorbing personal story, we introduce the talented diarist and author, Clayton Littlewood. KindredHQ catches up with Clayton in sunny Soho to hear his personal stories of freestyle life in London’s Soho.  The interview starts with an answer to the question many of us have always wanted to know: ‘What is the […]

John Grant, Author and Founder of Ecoinomy

Alex Butler of KindredHQ meets John Grant, author of Co-opportunity (January 2010) and the award winning ‘Green Marketing Manifesto’ (October 2007), and three previous books. In this extraordinary interview, John talks about: How we are organising ourselves to adapt to the new world – his take on creative co-operation. How he keeps learning Why he […]

The Yoga Teacher

Johanna Grundy has been practising yoga since 1997 and is trained as an Akhanda Yoga Teacher, graduating from World Conscious Yoga Family in Rishikesh, India. She specializes in yoga mother and babies and she teaches from a beautiful studio in West London. She talks to KindredHQ about her life as a dancer, including a stint […]

The Nutritional Therapist

Emily Fawell’s inspiring story is a must watch for anyone who is sitting in a job wondering whether there is more to life.  In this revealing conversation, Emily ask us to imagine not experiencing the thrill of doing something that you love and making that your day job.  Her honesty and practical advice for anyone […]

Carole Ann Rice – Life Coach and Author

KindredHQ caught up with Carole Ann Rice, who is one of the UK’s leading life coaches.  She spoke to us about the changes that she sees in the way people want to live their lives, and how people are seeking more freedom and creativity from their careers. We asked her: What effect the economic downturn […]

Andy Gibson, Social Entrepreneur

Andy Gibson is a social entrepreneur, campaigner and consultant specialising in social technology for social impact. In this short film, he reveals just how difficult choosing the path of business for social good can be.  Kindredhq asked him: What is the reality of working as a social entrepreneur? When life gets tough, what do you […]

Steve Hutson, Superstar(s)

Starting from his first job in his parents’ fish ‘n’ chip shop, Steve has held the same principles throughout his career in digital and creative recruitment: build a great team, provide great quality and enjoy a great laugh that lets people feel they’re part of a family. It was these principles that led him to co-found Superstars, a recruitment […]

Kevin Meredith aka lomokev

Kevin used to be a web developer then took the plunge and followed his passion to become a photographer. Using the power of social media (and his incredible skills) he carved out a name for himself on and soon turned his passion into a profession. Kevin isn’t just a ninja behind the camera, he […]

Bite size eating with Emily Fawell

Hands up if you grab the first thing to eat or skip meals although when you work from home?  (So do we!)  Emily Fawell, a nutrition consultant has prepared this useful bite sized tip just for you. Eat regularly (every 3 hours) Always remember to have both complex carbohydrates and protein Make sure you have […]

Welcome to KindredHQ!

Well hello! We’re pleased to see you here at KindredHQ, a place where people who know that the way we make a living is changing. This community is for you. We believe that people who work and make their living independently doing what they love should have the same levels of support and opportunities as […]