Christmas won’t be so happy for many freelancers this year, with flooding up and down the country continuing to claim victims.
Northern cities have seen a surge in the number of freelance workers over the past 12 months, new research shows. Nine out of 10 cities in which the growth of freelancing has been most rapid are in the North of England or Scotland, said online freelancing marketplace PeoplePerHour.
If you’ve got small children at home, if you have a disability that makes certain aspects of office life difficult, or if you are concerned about the effect your commute, or the practices of the large company you work for are having on the environment then you may well consider setting up a freelance business.
Are you as mystified as I am by some of the terms you come across in the media?
A recent study by Stephane Rapelli has uncovered some interesting facts about the rise of the freelancer in the current economic gloom.
Organisers PCG have announced that this year’s National Freelancers Day, taking place on November 21st, will feature a packed evening of events including a movie premiere, keynote speeches and a Question Time-style debate around the theme ‘The Agile Economy’.
Small businesses, including thousands of freelancers and sole traders, are too nervous to take advantage of social media despite believing it could boost their business, new research shows.
Freelance workers are turning to cloud-based computing in greater numbers, new research suggests, adopting software products hosted remotely much more readily than other groups.