You can be in employment part-time (earning PAYE income) while also being considered self-employed for your other work, which qualifies for the Artist Tax Exemption.
With this there are many advantages and disadvantages.
From a financial view point the primary advantage of being self-employed is that you are given greater flexibility in the expenses you can claim for tax purposes.
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Self-Employment – The Advantages Being self-employed means you are carrying on your own business rather than working for an employer.