EPANI has two main aims:
We have an online discussion group where we share information and advice, and we meet once a quarter in Belfast for an informal chat over lunch (usually a Monday).
The EPANI directory is intended to help potential clients to source the right freelance professional for their project and aims to reflect a high professional standard. So while anyone can apply to be listed, not everyone will be accepted. There is also a small annual fee, currently £25.
To be listed in the directory, you should meet the following conditions:
In addition, you should:
We are happy to consider applicants with unusual career paths, so if you’re in doubt about your training or previous experience, please ask. If you would like to apply for a listing in the directory or want further information, email us for an application form.
EPANI is an initiative founded and administered by Averill Buchanan, and supported in a voluntary consultative capacity by colleagues in the Alliance.