Stories about Freelancer Life, Tech & Insurance

New customer quotes have been paused

Why have we paused providing new business quotes? We have recently decided to change our insurance provider in order to expand our product range and ensure that our prices remain competitive. This was not an easy decision to make given the strong support we have had from our existing provider since our launch, but it was one that we felt was in the best long-term interests

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Your payment history is now available!

We’ve just launched a new feature in our self-service area, allowing you to view and print your payment receipts. As a freelancer, your business expenses matter and being able to keep track of them is essential. When we first launched our platform, we relied on our payments provider to issue email receipts to our customers at the time they made

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Insuring Your Equipment

It makes sense to take care of your stuff. It’ll save you money. Things will last longer. You can put your hard-earned income towards something nice. It makes even more sense when the equipment you use is essentially your mobile office. When you’re freelancing, whether it’s from home or on site, you’ll almost certainly be using your own laptop, phone,

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Rapid rise of the UK Gig and Freelance economy

A recent report has brought to light the rapid rise of the Gig economy in the UK. Between 2016 and 2019 the number of people working through an online platform has doubled from 4.7% to 9.6%. A meteoric rise that only looks set to continue as the digitisation of our lives deepens and a new generation begins to enter the

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Dinghy is now officially a Lloyd’s coverholder!

If you haven’t heard of Lloyd’s of London before, or are vaguely reminded of the spaceship-like head office in London, then this may not mean much to you. But the end result is that you will continue to get the excellent service you deserve, with some shiny new stuff going on underneath the bonnet here at Dinghy. We are not

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An exciting new chapter for Dinghy

Dinghy has been acquired by the Kingsbridge Group We have some really exciting news to share. Almost 12 months to the day since we launched the world’s first on-demand insurance for freelancers, Dinghy is joining the Kingsbridge family alongside Larsen Howie. You can read more in the full press release. So how does this affect Dinghy insurance policies? The simple

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Announcing multi-trade support

It’s something that we pride ourselves on at Dinghy, that we listen to our customers, and move fast to respond to their needs. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce our support for multiple professions. Did you know? Since we launched this feature, 33% of new customers have been multi-profession. When we first launched Dinghy, we’d put a lot of thought

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Dinghy affiliates programme now live

If your customers need insurance, we got it Another week, another shipped new feature. ??? This week we have got some great news if you’ve ever wanted to partner up with Dinghy. Today we launch our affiliates programme, and it’s packed with best in class features to ensure you, your communities and customers have everything they need. Welcome to the crew

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Your Real-time Proof of Policy is live!

You wanted it, we delivered it Our most requested feature is now live! Since we launched back in January, when we introduced the world’s first on-demand insurance for freelancers, our customers have consistently asked us for a way to let people know they were insured by Dinghy. We listened and are delighted to announce another world first – a real-time

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