What’s your view on listening to music while you work? I ask because I’ve just come across an interesting study suggesting that people who have music on while they’re working may perform less well...
Picture this scenario. You’re buying a train ticket to go and visit a client and suddenly realise you can’t remember the PIN number for your business debit card, so you have to pay with your own cash.
Hub Islington, one of London’s original ‘workhub’ style spaces, is running a free event on Wednesday the 29th May which will explore whether as freelancing grows as a way of working, there is a need for a ‘rights movement’ to ensure they are recognised and catered for.
According to new statistics, only 15% of UK freelancers are using payroll umbrella companies. Given that there are commonly thought to be around 1.6 million professionals working freelance in the UK, this equates to over 1.35 million who are currently not using umbrella companies to help them manage their earnings.