Stories about Freelancer Life, Tech & Insurance

‘Freelancing in 2020: State of the Industry’ – A Dinghy Survey

Being a freelancer is great. We know that. You know that. But sometimes it’s worth digging a little deeper, worth finding out what makes you – and your fellow freelancers – tick. For that reason, we recently embarked upon the inaugural Dinghy ‘Freelancing in 2020: State of the Industry’ survey. After all, what better time is there to find out

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Labour Xchange teams up with Trezeo and Dinghy to bring a safety net for self-employed workers

Today, 15 January 2020, Labour Xchange, a platform which matches blue collar workers and individuals with free time to companies in need of extra resourcing, announces that it has partnered with Trezeo and Dinghy to bring its users an extra level of benefits and security. Labour Xchange, based in Southend in the UK, was founded on the principal that self-employment

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Allianz Insurance partners with insurtech pioneer Dinghy

Allianz Insurance and Dinghy announce new partnership to offer on-demand business insurance to freelancers                                        Allianz Insurance and on-demand insurtech pioneer Dinghy today announced a partnership to provide business insurance into the fast-growing freelancer market. Dinghy offers flexible on-demand business insurance for freelancers where cover is charged by the second and customers pay only for what is used. Cover levels may

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HSBC’s ‘Select and Cover’ Subscription Insurance: Good or Bad?

Financial services giant HSBC has taken its first steps in the subscription insurance market, offering a new flexible insurance product that offers up to seven types of insurance cover in one subscription. Their ‘Select and Cover’ product allows customers to choose a minimum of three of the following types of cover: Mobile phone, gadget, home emergency, life, excess protection, motor

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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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Dinghy has been nominated for an Insurance Times Award!

Dinghy named as a finalist for Excellence in Technology at the 2019 Insurance Times Awards. We are very pleased to announce that Dinghy have gained further traction this awards season courtesy of a nomination for ‘Excellence in Technology’ at the 2019 Insurance Times Awards! The honour marks a third commendation in quick succession for us following similar nods from the

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Dinghy named the most disruptive insurance business in the UK

The UK’s 50 most disruptive companies have been ranked by Disruption50, with Dinghy placed at 26th overall, beating all insurance businesses named on the list. At the recent Disruption Summit Europe – hosted in London on the 10th September – the final rankings for the top Disruption50 index 2019 were announced ranking the 50 most disruptive companies in the UK.

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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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