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Trezeo - finance for freelancers

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th November 2017
For the self-employed, keeping your finances in check can be that bit more difficult. Without a steady, reliable income, bills and other regular outgoings are a constant worry and can be difficult to pay on time some months. Freelancers can often find themselves having to use bank overdrafts and loans in order to stay on top of things. Fees and interest mean that this is not a viable route in the ...
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Uber London Ltd, "not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence."

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd September 2017
TfL has notified Uber London Ltd that it will not be issued with a private hire operator licence, putting it's future as a taxi-hailing app for Londoners in doubt.  Leading taxi-hailing app Uber faces an uncertain looking future in the UK capital as TfL today (22nd September 17) informed Uber London Ltd that it will not be issued with a private hire operator licence after it's current l...
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Pay-as-you-go insurance startup Zego drives forward with £1.2m Investment

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th July 2017
Insurance Startup Zego, who provide 'pay-as-you-go/ride /drive' insurance cover for drivers working for sharing economy companies, such as Deliveroo, Jinn, UberEATS, and Amazon, have just raised another £1m+ in a seed funding round led by VC firm LocalGlobe. With pay and working conditions of the gig economy worker currently under review and the traditional insurance sector ripe f...
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Gig economy workers in the Taylor Review: flexibility meets exploitation

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th July 2017
Matthew de la Hey is the co-founder and CEO of inploi, a community-driven marketplace, enabling people to discover and apply for hospitality jobs with London’s best employers. Matthew and inploi have spent a good amount of time, thinking and researching around the topics related to the Taylor Review.  Matthew has also talked at an University of Oxford Future of Work even...
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Why solo entrepreneurs should think twice about their business structure

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th July 2017
Henna Sheth writes for Gorilla Accounting, a technology-driven, accountancy provider for Contractors and Freelancers. Here she discusses why first-time entrepreneurs should think thoroughly about their business structure. As a one-man band, a contractor, or an aspiring business tycoon, the first step to building your empire will be deciding on a financially efficient operating structure...
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Startup of the Week - Ofixu

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd February 2017
If you’re a freelancer or a contractor you’ll know only too well that finding a space to work in can sometimes be a challenge. Your local coffee shop may fit the bill in some respects but chances are you may yearn for a desk in a less distracting environment. If that’s the case, our latest Startup of the Week ought to be right up your street. Ofixu is an online platform where u...
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Startup and Business Guest Writers Wanted!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 10th August 2015
Thought Leaders required! Here at Startacus, we are on a mission to highlight and feature the latest news, views, happenings and opportunities in startup world. With that in mind, we have a new callout for up-and-coming through to experienced startup influencers to share their valuable thoughts, knowledge and insights on all things startup. Whether it’s BREXIT, Blockchain, Women in Te...
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