Why SME’s Should Embrace the Freelance Revolution

There has never been a better time to start a business. Not only can you have FTSE 100 infrastructure at a small business price through cloud services, but you also can add staff and specialist expertise on a pay-as-you go model through the rise in popularity of independent contractors and freelancers. There’s no longer a … Read more

Innovative Singapore Firms Create Campus-Feel for Offices in Dense Cities

Creating a campus-like workplace to spur employee innovation can be a challenge in an urban environment like Singapore, but the model can be adapted, according to Microsoft’s director of real-estate strategy, William Lee. Speaking on the side-lines at this week’s Urban Land Institute Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore, Lee noted that there’s a “dichotomy of … Read more

Freelancers worth £119bn to the UK Economy in 2016

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) recently published a report that reveals that freelancers in the UK contributed £119 billion to the economy in 2016. Despite imminent IR35 legislation changes for off-payroll workers in the public sector, the freelancer industry as a whole remained undeterred last year, contributing £10 billion more to the UK … Read more

‘The Wright Stuff’ Discusses Growth in UK’s Gig Economy

Channel Five’s morning news program presented by Matthew Wright discussed the growing number of Brits joining the ranks of self-employed workers in the UK on yesterday’s show. In a telephone survey conducted over an ad break, viewers were asked what they considered the most appealing aspect of being freelance, selecting the ability to work flexible … Read more

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