Agency Worker Regulations (AWR): What is AWR?

Agency Workers Regulations aim to combat discrimination of people who work for employment agencies, by stating that agency workers should be no less favourably treated in pay and working time than their full-time counterparts, who do the same work. Similar to IR35, the guidance is designed to ensure fair treatment of contractors and freelancers, and ensure that … Read more

What Jobs Do Freelancers Have in the Growing Ecommerce Industry

It takes a lot of good people for an ecommerce business to be successful. And by “people,” we mean those who deal with manufacturing, inventory, marketing, sales, customer service, and more. That’s a lot of work, right? And it also costs a lot of money. That’s the reason business owners prefer to hire freelancers to … Read more

Where To Find London Tech Events, Meetups and Hack Days

A friend recently asked if I knew of any upcoming London tech events, so I sent them back a list of the sites I use to keep updated with the latest Tech, Startup and Hack Day events in London. Some of these events listings are for membership-based organisations, such as TechHub and Campus London. Please … Read more

10 Best Tools and Apps for Freelance Writers

The thing about freelance writing is that most of the time you have only yourself to count on. There is no office with a dozen other employees to whom you can run to when you encounter a problem. Thankfully, technology has given us something else besides an easier way to hunt writing jobs. It has … Read more

Agency Worker Regulations (AWR): What is AWR?

Agency Workers Regulations aim to combat discrimination of people who work for employment agencies, by stating that agency workers should be no less favourably treated in pay and working time than their full-time counterparts, who do the same work. Similar to IR35, the guidance is designed to ensure fair treatment of contractors and freelancers, and ensure that … Read more

How To Setup and Run a WordPress Blog on a Custom Domain

  Register a domain name Try to get a .com if possible. Try 123 Reg for available domain names. Get Matching Social Media Usernames Also make sure the Twitter username and the Facebook page username of the same name are both free. Buy Hosting Once you’ve bought a domain, you’ll need hosting for the site. … Read more

10 Free Project Management Applications for Self-Employed Freelancers

Are you just a freelancer? Chances are, the answer to that question, is no. Think about it – you are a freelance business owner and as such, you fulfil many different roles: You are a marketing expert You are an accountant, You are a supervisor. You play some extremely vital parts to run and successfully sustain your … Read more