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How to reduce the risk of hiring your first freelancer

If you're new to this way of working, outsourcing tasks to a freelancer might feel risky. In this guide, there are some tactics you can use to reduce the risk of hiring a freelancer for the first time.

Is the traditional company structure still fit for purpose?

With the pace and unpredictability of today's business environment, it is time to introduce a new way of organising a company's employees

How to hire a freelance Copywriter

Copywriting projects are one of the most popular types of project in our marketplace. We also have thousands of talented copywriters ready to help you. This guide will help you spot the right copywriter for your project.


Using freelancers as interim permanent hires

Hiring a permanent member of staff can take up to 5 months. Learn how to bridge the productivity gap with an interim freelancer.

How to hire a freelance graphic designer

There are wide range of projects where the input from an expert graphic designer are crucial. Learn how to pick the best one for your project.

How to hire a freelance WordPress developer

With hundreds of vetted UK WordPress developers to choose from, how do you hire the right freelance WordPress developer for your project?


Are your freelancers IR35 Compliant?

Use this simple IR35 Q&A to see if your freelancers are inside IR35.

When is hiring a freelancer not the right decision?

A freelance marketplace recommending not to hire a freelancer might seem a bit strange. But it's true, there are instances where hiring a freelancer through a marketplace won't make sense.

You've found a freelancer you like, should you hire direct?

A guide to the benefits of hiring freelancers through marketplaces instead of going direct.


Elastic resourcing model for marketing agencies

A new elastic resourcing model offers a solution for marketing agencies wanting to minimise risk as they push for growth.

Freelancing vs zero hours contracts: An employer's guide

Freelancing and zero hours contracts are both effective ways of managing your staff costs. But they are very different. Understand how.

Unlock the power of the hidden workforce

The hidden workforce has the potential to change a million small businesses in the UK. Find out how.


Resourcing tech projects - A new approach

In this guide, we’ll look at how you can use the right mix of permanent and freelance staff to keep pace with today’s technology demands.

How to pick the best freelancer for your project

Knowing who to hire can be difficult especially if you have several top quality freelancers to choose from. Learn how to make the decision easier.

A new content production process: The Freelance Model

In this guide, we look at some of the challenges facing businesses and marketing agencies and how a new content production model is changing the content marketing game.


Creating and using talent pools

Learn how to create and use talent pools to manage your favourite freelancers and reduce your freelancer recruitment costs.

How to get the most out of reposting projects

Reposting is posting the same project with either just a few or no changes at all to what you need doing. Find out how to get more from your reposted projects.

How to rehire a freelancer

When you find the right person for the job, whether it’s a full time employee or a freelancer, you want to hold on to them. Finding the perfect fit for your project can take time but when it clicks it’s great. Find out how to use them again and again.


How to collaborate with freelancers

If you haven't worked with an online, remote freelancer before you may be wondering how this would work. Can an online freelancer really do as much as in-house staff? How do I send them files?

How to work with freelancers securely

The advantages of working with freelancers are clear. It's often quicker, cheaper and easier than hiring a full-time member of staff. But can you trust a freelancer to work on your project? How do you know it's safe to give them access to your data and your systems?

How to write effective briefs for freelancers

It's an undisputed fact in freelancing and project working, the quality of the output is only as good as the quality of the input. In other words, if you want a great piece of work back, you need to provide a great brief.


How much does a freelancer cost?

Understand how freelancers charge for their services and what rates you can expect to pay for different types of freelancers.

What projects should you outsource?

The skills available in the freelance community mean that you could effectively outsource almost every part of your business' day to day operation. But what is right for outsourcing to remote UK freelancers?

What is a freelance marketplace?

A marketplace is where sellers and buyers come together to do business. A freelance marketplace is exactly the same, the only difference is in the freelance marketplace, it’s skills and time being traded. See how it works.


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