Stories about Freelancer Life, Tech & Insurance

Virtual Assistants

Protect your work, protect your business, protect your customers. Thank you so much to everyone that took part in our survey, you really have helped us shape a better insurance package for Virtual Assistants. We have taken all the results submitted and created the perfect package to enable you to do your work with the knowledge that you are covered.

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5 ways that you’re much better off with Dinghy

(And why we’re unlike any other insurance company) Having been founded and built by freelancers for freelancers, we have directly addressed the issues that have really irked us about insurance. This has meant we’ve rethought and redesigned the entire process in ways you will not have seen for business insurance before: 1) Turn your insurance on and off Dinghy is the

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Happy hunting….. It is with some relief that today we “hunted” ourselves on Product Hunt. We launched Dinghy back in January and since then we have been busy refining and improving our product whilst welcoming our founder members. Now after 10 weeks we are ready to launch ourselves on Product Hunt, it’s been an intense couple of months! There were some

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Freelancer Assist

Don’t just be the best player, change the game entirely In January we released the worlds first flexible business insurance product. Fully on demand insurance to suit the growing on demand workforce. For the first time ever freelancers, contractors and the self employed could turn their insurance on and off to fit their lifestyle. Not happy with just one world

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Why Dinghy is a B Corp (pending)

TL:DR — Because being a B Corp is the right way to run a business Longer version…. It is the last day of  B Corp month and I wanted to tell you our story….. Rob and Ed are two of the most fantastic co-founders you could dream of starting out with. When Dinghy was being formed they had many offers on the

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How I learned to stop worrying and love insurance

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Giving something for free will grab your customer’s attention. However, what happens when the numbers in the promotion go wrong? That’s exactly what happened to two marketing professionals working at Hoover in the UK. In a classic “something for nothing” marketing campaign they decided to offload surplus warehouse stock by offering free return flights to

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Flexible working for parents. Getting out of the woods.

Since 2014, all employers in the UK have had a legal right to request flexible working from their employer. It’s the perfect deal for parents, right? Working hard and bringing in the chips but also being present for drop-offs, pick-ups, school plays and bedtime stories. But in the cold stark land of reality, a huge proportion of employers are still

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5 ways to recognise the new breed of freelancer – v 2.0

Do you ever get the feeling that everything from your Instagram feed to the hipster coffee shop down your street is now reserved for the new breed? The new breed, being the freelancer v 2.0. You would be correct. Freelancers are on the rise, and whether you live in London, Bristol, Leeds or Edinburgh, they are everywhere. Freelancers v 2.0

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