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England – The Local Enterprise Partnership at

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The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (formerlyThe Professional Contractors Group or PCG) have an excellent free Guide to Freelancing available after registering (free) via link here:
PS this is a bit cheeky as it is not free but I do rate the breadth and quality of the 'free' fringe benefits that come with membership of the Federation of Small Business ("FSB").  As a member myself I can speak first hand about this and I also receive many positive comments from my clients. Check out what the FSB offers at  
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