Council chamber safety measures to cost thousands

The Mayerthorpe council chambers will be outfitted with glass partitions to increase the safety for council. Brigette Moore jpg, MF Mayerthorpe town council will be spending almost $4,000 to have partitions installed in council chambers to increase the safety of council and staff. Council started meeting in person again for meetings with the exception of […]

Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds : All Edinburgh

Covid-19 money good news for staff and freelancers Four Edinburgh venues will share £1,719,200 from the Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund to help them stave off insolvency, secure staff jobs and provide opportunities for freelancers. The venues are the Lyceum which is getting £750,000, the Traverse (£500,000), Dance Base (£256,200) and the Scottish Storytelling Centre […]

Aftershocks – what does the COVID-19 pandemic mean for theatre designers?

What does it mean to be a creative in lockdown? What can we learn about our practice and our industry? I spoke to theatre designers about their experiences of recent months and how they see the future evolving. A theatre set designed by Grace Venning. Photo: Linda Carter Rather than coming to a standstill creatively, […]

Fiverr’s Q2 2020 financial results soar, driven by coronavirus freelance activity and other factors

adrian_ilie825/Adobe Stock Amid the workforce disruption of the coronavirus crisis, Fiverr’s Q2 2020 revenue grew by 82% over revenue in Q2 2019, and the company achieved positive adjusted EBITDA for the first time, said the online freelancer services marketplace and ecosystem in announcing its latest financial results Wednesday. Management attributed the results to pandemic-driven changes […]

Horan: industry-wide action required to safeguard staff | News

Channel 4 factual chief Danny Horan has led calls to establish pan-broadcaster principles and a working group that address working conditions, mental health and bullying in the industry. During the second Edinburgh TV Festival panel session titled Time for Action, Horan and a host of other senior commissioners, including ITV factual entertainment commissioning editor Satmohan […]

Cyber Pop-up Is Breaking Talent and Diversity Barriers in the Cybersecurity Industry

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 6, 2020 / In today’s society, where computers run almost everything, it is important to secure one’s self from the multiple threats caused by malicious entities online. However, cybersecurity is always an intimidating field for many people, especially considering the less-than-pleasant image that usually comes up when talking […]

Light SA Red movement calls on govt to extend relief funds to events industry

Some iconic buildings across the country, including Constitution Hill and Table Mountain, were lit up in red last night by the movement to highlight the crisis faced by those employed in the sector. Fans stream in at the Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg for Afropunk music festival on 30 December 2017. Picture: Supplied. JOHANNESBURG – The […]

How to negotiate a better freelance rate, without negotiating

If you’re a freelancer, the chances are that the prospect of negotiation fills you with dread. When we hear that word, a pretty clear and consistent picture is conjured, and it goes something like this. You state your price, they laugh and counter with something far lower, you gulp and wish you’d never gone in […]

Estonia Opens Applications for Digital Nomad Visa

Estonia has opened applications for its Digital Nomad Visa (DNV), which permits international citizens in Estonia to work for an international employer or as a freelancer. A Digital Nomad Visa permits aliens who are engaged in jobs independent of location, to work remotely in Estonia. Technology, finance and marketing are the main areas of activity […]

How To Freelance Internationally. From Israel. | Daniel Rosehill

There is a pervasive myth among Israel-based expat freelancers that the only place to go hunting for clients is right here on our doorstep — in Tel Aviv and the merkaz. Alternatively, people think that freelancing internationally is possible but they imagine that it is far too complicated to even bother trying. Both myths are precisely […]

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