The Weekly Independent: April 17, 2017
Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web.
- Full-time employees are showing an increasing interest in doing some level of independent work, according to a Bloomberg BNA article.
- Curious to hear what MBO discussed at the 2017 SIG Global Executive Summit? Here are three key trends organizations should keep in mind to streamline talent supply chains.
- Client communication is key to a good working relationship. The Huffington Post explores five best ways for freelancers to communicate with clients.
- Being a thought leader takes time, skill, and insight—here’s how you can rise to the top of your field as an independent contractor.
- MBO UK’s Mark Stringer discusses the impact of the UK’s IR35 tax law on independent contractors.
- A New York Times editorial takes a look at the false promises of the gig economy.
- Restaurant delivery service DoorDash will pay $5 million to drivers misclassified as independent contractors.
- Preparing and presenting a professional invoice is a critical part of the contractor-client relationship. Here’s a detailed look at the elements your invoice should include.
- Five crucial things to know about your legal rights as an independent contractor.
- These two federal lawsuits could have a big impact on Uber as well as future gig economy consumers, workers, and companies.
- Are you ready for tax day? Here’s how to make filing your taxes less taxing.
- Forbes explores five ways to grow your independent business with strategic partnerships.
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