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Floris ten Nijenhuis
Floris is part of the Growth team at TalentDesk.io. When he is not in the office he is either cooking, playing basketball or listening to Latino music.

How to Choose the Right System to Manage Your Freelance Workforce

When it comes to finding the best Freelancer Management System (FMS), it’s often difficult to know what direction to take. However, there are several factors that need to be given consideration. These will help to ensure that you choose a system which is a good fit for your organisation.

5 Ways Freelancers Can Help You Achieve Your Business Goals

You’ve got ambitious plans for your business or division but not enough resources. You also have a clear strategy in place, you know the direction you want to head in but getting there is a frustratingly slow process. That’s a problem we often hear from directors and managers. Have you considered...

A Brief History of IR35 and the key factors to determine employment status

Granted, the subject of tax probably doesn’t make for great dinner party conversations. But with IR35 (also known as off-payroll or intermediaries legislation) all set to take effect in the private sector from April 2020, it is a topic that’s increasingly coming up in conversation. And with good...

What is the Freelancer Economy - and Where Has it Come From?

Ask the average person what a freelancer is – never mind the freelancer economy – and they’ll be hard pushed to give you a definitive answer. Unless someone is familiar with the industry or has worked with this group of talent before, that’s perfectly understandable. Freelancers are basically...

7 Steps to Get Stakeholder Buy-in For a Freelancer Management System

You know you need a Freelancer Management System (FMS) to plug the gap when it comes to managing your fluid team – but now you need to get buy-in from the rest of the business, whether that’s finance, HR, IT or even the board. Obviously, this depends on the size of the business as to the...

A Freelancer’s Short Guide to Managing IR35

You set up your business as a limited company because you have always wanted to be your own boss, build an empire or simply attain a degree of flexibility to balance contracts with parenting and caring duties. All with good intentions, right? The problem is, it’s easy for freelancers and...

GDPR Compliance When Working With Freelancers

Accurate data is the lifeblood of any business. It helps make sense of events and supports decision-making. The same applies to your contingent workforce data, too. If you know who your organisation is already working with and the skills they have, then you’re in a better position to select the...

Preparing for IR35: What Organisations can Learn from the Public Sector

The off-payroll rules (aka IR35) came into effect for the public sector in April 2017. Ever since that date, it’s been down to the client to determine whether their contractors or freelancers are working within the rules. If so, the fee payer (e.g. the body, agency or third-party) has to deduct tax...

The Benefits of Freelancer Platforms vs Outsourcing Agencies

Organisations have historically used outsourcing agencies to find temporary staff. However, that’s starting to change with the growth of the freelancer economy combined with technology-backed marketplaces. Businesses can now engage directly with outsourced talent using freelancer platforms like ...