SME’s are abandoning traditional marketing in favour of online and mobile channels - according to research released by commstech provider Pitney Bowes.
East London, and Shoreditch specifically, isn’t just one of the coolest places in the capital to hang about drinking organic coffee, it’s also a hotbed of freelancing. Over the last few years it has cemented its reputation as a hub for creativity, innovation and technological wizardry and now there’s even an event to prove it.
iHubbub, the virtual home working site, has launched an interactive map for businesses looking to find freelancers by location.
Recent data from the Office of National Statistics and PCG, the association representing independent professionals, shows pretty conclusively that the number of Britons making the leap into self-employment is growing by the day.
The public sector has seen the number of its engineering contractors almost double since 2011, according to professional umbrella employment provider, giant group.
Sara Horowitz, the USA-based founder of Working Today and the Freelancers Union, is on the list to be voted into the TIME 100 most influential people in the world.
Online print business Moo.Com is inviting members of the public to hand over a stack of their outdated, coffee-stained or curled-up business cards in exchange for 50 free new ones
Herefordshire-based public relations firm, Grapevine PR, has launched a new tool aimed at helping small businesses and start-ups manage their PR and marketing activity.