Being your own boss has its own downsides.
Some people think that catching Uber is the best thing since sliced bread, others think that Uber has damaged the livelihood
These kinds of new user interfaces are revolutionising the way we interact with technologies and services. But it is not just entertainment or home tasks which can benefit. What if we could also make mundane business matters, like payroll and bookkeeping, more efficient, too?
Last Friday, the UK woke up to political upheaval and economic turmoil. In a move that seemingly stunned both campaigns involved
With more than a quarter of the UK workforce now self-employed, and new evidence showing this is set to grow this year, the rise of freelancing signals a fundamental shift in the nature of work.
It was almost 11pm and I was responding to a client offer after a day spent hiking, eating, and dodging the rain. I never worked this late at home, so why was I still tapping away on my tiny keypad as it was nearing midnight?
15. Showering becomes a distant memory when you're working to a deadline 16. And when you're not working to a deadline... MORE
The success of virtual companies that thrive via remote working means the traditional office has had its day. Yet just because
As a business and enterprise coach I am frequently asked about the kinds of skills and qualities I think new business owners need to develop. Now, everyone is different and we all come with a unique skill set. But there are three skills I believe to be universal if you are going to flourish as a freelance, self employed person or entrepreneur.
Remember, freelancers are their own bosses. Their reputation for efficiency and quality work is their lifeblood, so they will be driving themselves. Every second a freelancer has that commission in their lap, it's their one and only focus.