Coronavirus: Thrifty Germany takes on debt to rescue arts

Image caption This choir has been able to start rehearsing again – in the conductor’s garden As evening sunshine ripples through a ripening pear tree, birds chatter above the distant hum of a lawnmower. Then, suddenly, the singers of Lübeck’s rock and roll choir raise their voices. Swaying and smiling, they run through their repertoire: […]

Why Mastering Delegation is Crucial in the Gig Economy

In my own, personal life, I’ve seen massive shifts in delegation since i have began to engage regularly with freelancers. I get more done, and the projects reap the benefits of the contributions of experts. I also get to save money time with my family, doing things all of us enjoy. – Advertisement – I […]

Why the Freelancer (ASX:FLN) share price rocketed 31%

The Freelancer (ASX: FLN) share price soared 31% higher on Friday after announcing a partnership with eBay. What is Freelancer? Freelancer operates the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and jobs posted. Freelancer also operates a large escrow or secure online payment service called Why did the share price […]

Why D&D’s Wizards Of The Coast Apologized To A Former Freelancer

Wizards of the Coast has publicly issued an apology to former freelancer Orion Black, following allegations of misconduct and stealing content. The company behind Dungeons & Dragons has issued a public apology following allegations made by a former freelancer regarding their treatment while working on the game. The apology was made to Orion Black, who released a […]

How an Art & Design Degree Closes the Skills Gap and Fills the Employment Void with Freelancing –

Freelancers are changing the course of the economy during this unpredictable time. Self-employed freelancers of all trades from photography to illustration, to graphic design, are utilizing this time to their advantage through innovation. According to a recent report shared by Upwork, freelancer income contributes to almost $1 trillion or 5% of GDP. This market continues […]

The Guardian view on arts freelancers: they must not be forgotten | Editorial | Opinion

The £1.57bn rescue package for the arts that the UK government announced on 5 July was both absolutely necessary and rightly welcomed. The funds ought to be sufficient to sustain Britain’s artistic and cultural infrastructure until the spring. Had they not materialised, institutions such as the Royal Opera House would have faced collapse by Christmas. […]

Fake ‘freelancers’ preying on needy Burnaby businesses

As our province continues to reopen, many businesses in Burnaby are reaching out to freelancers for cost-effective solutions to their marketing, graphic design, website and other business needs. However, the Better Business Bureau says that as small business owners search for potential freelancers online, they need to exercise caution. Scammers are creating fake accounts on […]

Lighting designer for Stormzy and Take That says freelancers in ‘dire straits’

Leading lighting designer Tim Routledge has said the music industry’s “army of freelancers” needs targeted support and remains in “dire straits”. Routledge, who has worked with Stormzy, Take That and Beyonce, said the Government’s £1.57 billion coronavirus support package for the arts would fail to reach some self-employed music sector workers. UK Music, the body […]

‘Excluded freelancers seem to have become the permanently forgotten’ | Comment

I’ve been championing the cause of freelancers since the lockdown began, doing what I can through our grassroots collective, Viva La PD, to press politicians to help all the hard-working people excluded from support. But I’ve decided it’s time to tell my own story. I’ve wanted to do so for a while, and it’s been […]

The Hunt Agency Rethinks How Companies Find Marketing Freelancers

The Hunt Agency is an exclusive, invite-only network of talented marketing freelancers located in Minneapolis, MN. Businesses can find a perfect match with access to over 200 professionals. MINNEAPOLIS, MN / ACCESSWIRE / July 10, 2020 / The Hunt Agency, an invite-only, tech-based startup, is eager to help businesses throughout the United States connect and […]

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