Starting a business specializing in portraiture

Started Jan 24, 2014 | Discussions thread
OP spytrek007 Regular Member • Posts: 175
Re: Starting a business specializing in portraiture

Graham Snook wrote:

Look up you local council website, there may well be a section about parks and permissions required. Now you could wing it, but when the parky come chasing after you and your client it doesn't look very professional.

Usually in order to get permission you have to have PL insurance. Look up InFocus insurance.

If you want to run your operation like a business, in a professional manner you have to do things by the book. Also there are so many no win no fee solicitors wait to take on any case where there is a sniff of blame. And being a photographer you are seen as having means...

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A lot of things are now clear on how to get started.

I think the minimum cover i would go for is public liability but this is debatable during the portfolio building process as I am not charging in initial stage.

As I am not providing any services or charging money to my clients, at this stage i think i do not need to worry about professional indemnity.

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