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The Perfect Freelance Contract (& Why You Need One)

Why is having a contact in place recommended whether you know the freelancer, or are new to working with them? This blog answers this question, as well as detailing the 7 essential elements to include in all your freelancer contracts.

IR35 Survey: 5 Things We Learnt From Freelancers & Business Owners

Are business owners and freelancers feeling prepared for IR35? To understand the nuances of this transition better, we conducted some research with PeoplePerHour.com, taking in the opinions of almost 1200 businesses and freelancers - view the key findings here!

The Freelance Phenomenon: Changing Policies Of A New Workplace

The nature of business is constantly changing, and the employment landscape has subsequently become much more dynamic - here's a look at how workplace policies are changing around the world.

The Perfect Business Toolkit To Scale and Grow

How long do you think it will take to set up your new Freelancer Management System, transfer all your data and get it up and running? Spoiler: It’s less than an hour!

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

Get yourself acquainted or re-acquainted with IR35 to make sure you either stay outside of it, or know you’re within the rules so that your income is taxed correctly.

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. Let's take a look at it's origin and growth.

Adopting a Freelancer Management System is easier than you think

How long do you think it will take to set up your new Freelancer Management System, transfer all your data and get it up and running? Spoiler: It’s less than an hour!

Is IR35 the new ‘red flag law’?

Ever heard of the 19th century law that required drivers to have someone walk in front of their cars, waving a red flag? We kid you not! And there’s one modern day law that may end up being just as restrictive - IR35.

4 ways a Freelancer Management System can help young firms grow

For any young startup, the first couple of years of business are crucial. The one-time task of setting up an FMS can drive massive cost efficiencies in the long run.