Elearning Services · Gig Economy

Research lifts lid on UK gig economy

There are 1.3 million gig economy workers in the UK, according to in-depth research into gig working by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The institute, which represents HR and learning and development professionals in the the UK, surveyed 400 gig economy workers and more than 2,000 other workers. It found that the most… Continue reading Research lifts lid on UK gig economy

Elearning Services · Freelancers · Gig Economy

Gig economy round-up: Don’t forget the ‘professional gig economy’

Do you think of professional services when you think of the gig economy? If you don’t then this set of links might help change your perception of the gig economy. It’s really important to remember that the gig economy affects all industries and all professions. We hope you find this selection useful. Let us know… Continue reading Gig economy round-up: Don’t forget the ‘professional gig economy’

Elearning Services · Freelancers

Elucidat Academy helps freelancers win work as Elucidat demand grows

More than 50 elearning developers and agencies have been trained to use the Elucidat authoring tool as a result of a partnership between the award winning technology and Jam Pan, a marketplace which connects expert elearning freelancers and agencies with businesses. The partnership provides elearning developers with access to the Elucidat Academy as well as… Continue reading Elucidat Academy helps freelancers win work as Elucidat demand grows

Elearning Services · Freelancers

Gig economy round-up: find your niche and get paid more

This week our links cover a range of different gig economy angles. In the UK, a soon to be published report will set out recommendations on employment rights for freelance workers. We also feature a boss of a creative agency who reminds us that some industry sectors are heavily reliant on freelance skills. PM Backs… Continue reading Gig economy round-up: find your niche and get paid more

Elearning Services · Freelancers

Freelance working and work-life integration

Integrating work and life might make a lot more sense to freelancers than trying to balance work and life. In a recent article entitled, Want a Competitive Advantage? Focus on Work-Life Integration, Jacob Morgan suggests that rather than battling work and life to create a balance, we should be integrating them so they work together. He… Continue reading Freelance working and work-life integration

Elearning Services · Freelancers · Human Resource

Gig economy round-up: Defining gig economy jobs and how to win work

Welcome to our first in a regular series of gig economy round-ups. Every other week we will share our favourite links related to freelance work and the gig economy. We hope you find this selection useful. Let us know if there are others you’d like us to share. Employment Status Acas, the Advisory, Conciliation and… Continue reading Gig economy round-up: Defining gig economy jobs and how to win work

Freelancers

UK Budget 2017: A summary for freelancers

UPDATE: Since this piece was first published, Theresa May has put the brakes on the NICs changes coming into effect just yet. Widespread criticism of the move to increase National Insurance payments has meant that the tax rises will now not go before MPs until the autumn. Although the prime minister says she thinks the… Continue reading UK Budget 2017: A summary for freelancers