Ross Pounds

Before joining the good ship Dinghy, Ross spent five years creating content across the Kingsbridge Group. Prior to that he was a freelance writer for hire in film, music, fashion, and literature. Ross doesn't have any spare time because he has a small child, but he does enjoy reading, food, and tattoos when he gets a minute.
Future of Work

Royal Society of Arts and Mastercard team with Dinghy to change the future of work

Dinghy are prominently featured in a new report – “The Impact Entrepreneur: Building a New Platform for Economic Security in Modern Work” – from the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth. The report can be read in full here. Due to its deep understanding of the freelancing contingent,

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Freelancer Working

IR35: What do freelancers need to know?

The big question Life is full of big questions. Is free will an illusion? How do we define consciousness? How many steps do I really need to take in a day? Is my collapsible coffee cup really saving the planet – or just aiding Starbucks’ profitability? What exactly is IR35? We can’t help much with the first few, but we

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Coffee Meeting

Best Cafes to Work From in Oxford

Whether it’s the atmospheric buzz of the ‘coffee shop effect’*, the change of scenery, or the delicious coffees, it’s common knowledge that working in a café has several major perks. As a freelancer, one of these perks is being able to switch it up and explore what your city – or the city you are visiting – has to offer.

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Best Cafes to Work From in Edinburgh

Indulging in the use of cafés as your office for the day grows expensive – especially when you’re surrounded by delicious temptations in the likes of homemade cakes and well-made, ethically-sourced coffee. Edinburgh may not be the most cost-effective for freelancers, but it’s certainly cheaper in comparison to London and comes with a more relaxed city culture. To help increase

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Best Cafes to Work From in Brighton

Whilst many freelancers might prefer to work from home, having the flexibility to work wherever you please has great advantages. From the change of scenery to the pastries and artisanal coffees, cafés can provide you with a few more productive hours of work when your cabin fever might start to kick in. In addition to this, research* has proven that

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