DIGITAL DISCUSSION - CAROLINE BAYLEY, BBC RADIO 4

Caroline Bayley, a presenter of In Business at BBC Radio 4 talks about her recent podcast on The World of Business exploring the impact of working from home. We discuss the effect this is having on us and what the future holds for the world of work. We also delve into the impact this might have on freelancers as businesses slowly start to reopen.

BUSINESS CASUAL - HOW TO FIND CLIENTS & THINK LIKE THEM

Business Casual presents 'How to Find Clients and Think Like Them' with Head of Community at WorkClub, Dale Johnson. Dale delivers a 20 minute presentation on alternative ways to find freelance clients outside of the gig platforms. He discusses the pros and cons of job sites, how to think like an employer and how to intercept their hiring journey.

THE RISE OF THE FREELANCER

When we launched the Freelancer Club, the term 'freelancer' was perceived as a stop gap when you couldn't get a 'real' job. The lack of support for freelancers, from Government level right through to online resources, was severely lacking and the freelance community was badly under-represented. BDaily News recently wrote an article about Freelancer Club's journey from 30 to 40,000 members, why the Club was set up and what the future holds.

THE AFTERMATH - HOW COVID HAS IMPACTED FREELANCERS

Every freelancer will have their story. The lucky ones who have always been able to provide their service remotely will be okay, however, at the extreme end of the scale, some freelancers have lost their entire client list, had to move out of their home and are in a lot of debt. i News spoke to Freelancer Club about the impact COVID has had on the freelance community.

BBC NEWS - CORONAVIRUS; SHOULD FURLOUGHED WORKERS OFFER THEIR SKILLS FOR FREE

Free work in the freelance sector has been a curse for years. Now, many furloughed workers, with free time on their hands, are offering up their skills for free, but some freelancers are taking issue with the trend. Freelancer Club spoke with the BBC about the impact this could have on the freelance sector and why furloughed workers should think twice before giving up their time for free.  Read the full article here. 

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