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How low is too low when it comes to wages?

Last week, I noticed a job listing on the GeekUp Job Board. The employers were looking for a freelance web editor with "excellent writing skills" but the wage was a mere £6.25 per hour.

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The cost of burglary

Two weeks ago, I arrived home to find my home had been broken into and most of my computer equipment had been stolen.

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10 worst things about freelancing

Don’t get me wrong freelancing is great but there are some things that really ache about it.

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How much does it cost to be a freelance web developer?

A computer, broadband and knowledge. Those three items alone are all you need to set up as a freelance web developer. You already have all three so, essentially, it costs nothing to start up your own web business: or does it?

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What a UK junior web developer should expect to earn

Prior to gaining my first job as a junior web developer, I often wondered how much I could expect to earn. Whilst at university, during 2001-2005, I heard a lot about the average salary for a university graduate being around £18,000 a year (regardless of profession) – whether this was an accurate figure or not,

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