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YunoJuno host the UK's biggest freelancer awards event for ninth year running #SweetFA23

YunoJuno's Freelancer Awards are Back for Ninth Year | YunoJuno
Katey Gregory
Katey Gregory
June 8, 2023
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There are just days remaining to vote in the biggest awards event in the British freelance industry, with voting closing on 18th June for the 2023 Freelancer Awards by YunoJuno, affectionately known as the Sweet FAs.

The ninth annual Sweet FAs will celebrate some of the year’s most remarkable creative and tech talent from amongst the UK’s 4.1 million-strong freelance community.

In partnership with The Mental Health Foundation, 100% of ticket sales from the event are being donated to the UK charity to support in the incredible work they do within the field of mental health and well-being.

Time to get voting

To vote for an individual working within the freelance world who you think deserves to be recognised and celebrated, just visit The Freelancer Awards site.

Voting is open in the following categories:

• Artificial Intelligence (new!)

Client Services

• Creative

• Data

• Design

• Development

• Film and Motion

• Marketing

• PR

• Product Manager (new!)

• Project Manager

• QA/Testing

• Research

• Social

• Strategy

• Studio Manager

• User Experience

• Freelance Impact of the Year

A 'Midnight in Paris' extravaganza

This year’s Sweet FA winners will be announced on Friday 30th June 2023 at a ‘Midnight in Paris’ themed costume party at The Honourable Society of The Middle Temple, London.

The award ceremony itself will be hosted by comedian, actor - and freelancer - Laurence Rickard.

You can watch the event trailer below:

AspectEmployeeIndependent Contractor
Control and supervisionDirect control over how, when, and where to workFreedom to set their own schedules and methods
PaymentRegular wages; taxes withheld by employerPaid per project; responsible for their own taxes
BenefitsHealth insurance, retirment plans, paid leaveMust arrange their own benefits
TerminationOften requires notice and may include severanceCan usually be terminated at any time without benefits
Tools and equipmentProvided by the employerTypically use their own tools
"As the world continues its recovery from the effects of COVID-19 and the labour market embraces new ways of working like never before, YunoJuno remains committed to spearheading the Future of Work. Freelancers all over the UK and wider play an integral role in delivering world class work and The 2023 Freelancer Awards recognise and celebrate the incredible contributions they make to British innovation and the economy. The continuous growth of our awards, now in its ninth year, reinforces our long-held belief that freelancing truly is the future of work."
- Shib Mathew, YunoJuno Co-Founder and Executive Chairman.

Our sponsor

A relationship that has been built over a number of years, we are proud to announce Kingsbridge as a 2023 sponsor for this year’s Freelancer Awards.⁠⁠ Specialising in contractor insurance, their new brand statement - “Right by you”, finds a perfectly fitting parallel with YunoJuno’s vision for The Freelancer Awards.

YunoJuno's Sweet FAs have become the largest annual initiative of their kind, bringing together hundreds of British freelancers through an entirely community-driven nominations and judging process that celebrates the outstanding achievements of this community.

It's going to be a night to remember!

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