How to know if you can be self-employed, and what are the specifics of a Freelance

The self-employed enjoy almost total flexibility, they are free and manage their time as they see fit.

The Freelancer pays his income tax (compulsory).

He does not have any social benefits that can generally be enjoyed by a company employee (leave, retirement, 13th month bonus, transport costs, etc.).

The self-employed worker can offer different rates from one client to another (flat rate or hourly rate).

He can work on different fields at the same time (website creation, document translation, graphics, etc.).

He favors remote work, and can therefore work from home (gain in expenses) or from an office. He can also work in several companies, and therefore in different workplaces.

Employers are increasingly favoring work with self-employed workers on projects (not key) for their business.

Freelance rarely works on a permanent project. In general, this is based on a contract with an employer for a predetermined period or on a project to be carried out in whole or in part.

A freelancer can work with several employers and projects at the same time.

He must finance his own medical and retirement insurance.

He manages his holidays and long vacations himself.

He can call on other freelancers to do a job that he is unable to do, or to shorten the completion time of a project.

The contracts made with a freelance is called "service contract".

No guarantee in case of absence from work (unemployment).

No fixed pay (rarely long term).

An employee competes with another employee by his experience and his skills, for a Freelance, it is because of the prices offered by his competitors.

Must always be looking for a job.

In summary, if you fit all these criteria, you fell in the right place, Freelancer Portal will help you work safely.