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Contractor vs Freelancer: What’s The Difference?

Contractor vs Freelancer: What’s The Difference?

There was a time when companies saw external workers as a backup plan to cover for full-time employees on leave, or get through busy periods. Today, you will be hard-pressed to find an organisation that doesn't rely on external workers in some capacity or the other. In this blog, we help differentiate between the two that are often confused with each other, and touch on why that's important!

Freelancer Management: Expectations vs Reality

Freelancer Management — Expectations vs. Reality

Ever failed to deliver a project because you didn't block time on your freelancer's calendar? Here's a short read on how to bridge the gap between the expectations vs. reality of working with freelancers.

The Remote Team's Guide to Working Smarter

The Remote Team's Guide to Working Smarter

Remote working took over the world in 2020. But while some companies have adapted seamlessly, others have struggled. Here are some of our top tips to work smarter whilst working remotely.

For Freelancers: FAQs and how to get started on TalentDesk.io

Check out this blog for our most common freelancer FAQs and how to get started on the platform. We will be covering, as a freelancer, how to set up your account on TalentDesk.io, work on projects, raise your worksheets and viewing invoices, contacting support, and more.

12 Tools for Virtual Collaboration

Which tools have businesses been using to collaborate with their teams while remote? We list our personal favourites and more. From Communication Tools, to Virtual Freelancer Platforms and Organisation Tools, we've got you covered. And we'd love to hear what you've been using, too.

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!

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.

A Freelancer’s Short Guide to Managing IR35

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.