The Gig Economy: What Is It and Is It Right For You?

The Gig Economy: What Is It and Is It Right For You?

The gig economy is booming. And you can thank the internet for its meteoric rise, making it easier for people to network, promote their services and, ultimately, be their own boss. That, in a nutshell, is what the gig economy is: Work based on short-term contracts and...

The Rise of Working While We’re Sick

The Rise of Working While We’re Sick

In what may seem like a boon for companies across the country, the number of sick days we're taking off work is falling. That's the word from insurer Aviva, in their latest Working Lives Report, which is designed to study the issues most affecting employers and...

Why the NIC U-Turn Isn’t Over for Self-Employed

Why the NIC U-Turn Isn’t Over for Self-Employed

The self-employed took a collective sigh of relief last week, when Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a dramatic U-turn on raising Class 4 national insurance contributions. But the news doesn't mean the self-employed are out of the woods yet.The Chancellor's...

The Science of Pricing

The Science of Pricing

An interesting infographic from Blog Growth that looks at the science of pricing.