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Freelancer News November

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….yes, we’ve got the advent calendars on stand-by, the Christmas decorations waiting in the wings, and the present-buying has commenced. It’s time to say goodbye to November and welcome in advent. December can be a busy month for freelancers as you gear up to try and get all those projects finished before the

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Introducing your new self-service dashboard

Dinghy puts you at the helm of your insurance with new self-service dashboard Here at Dinghy, we want to make things as easy as possible for our customers. With so much uncertainty in the world (the big C, and all the implications that come with a pandemic, being the primary worry for most people right now), handing you control over

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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 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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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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How to collaborate successfully with other freelancers

Working alone is great, but there will be times when projects require you to collaborate with other freelancers. If things go well, you learn from each other, tap into other people’s skills and deliver a better result for the client. Unfortunately, collaboration isn’t always straightforward. Not everyone works to the same standard. Some people are terrible at communicating, and you

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