The Weekly Independent: April 30, 2018

By MBO Partners |

Updated Monday, April 30, 2018


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.

  • How organizations can overcome barriers to successfully engage independent professionals and become more agile in today’s competitive business environment.
  • Nearly half of Millennials are already freelancing—HR Dive explores what that means for independent work.
  • Lexology looks at Uber’s latest legal win and what the ruling means for determining worker classification in the rideshare industry.
  • Deloitte’s latest Global Human Capital Trends study found that 40% of workers are now involved in some type of contingent work arrangement.
  • Freelancer confidence in the UK has fallen due to concerns about Brexit, according to a new report from the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE).
  • Misclassification legal and economic risks can be avoided by knowing the difference between independent contractors and employees, Lexology says.

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