Learn 10 Freelance Jobs You Never Knew Existed

10 Freelance Jobs You Never Knew Existed

The freelance market in the UK alone is growing rapidly with over 5million of us wearing the ‘self employed’ hat. Pretty amazing! And the world of self-employment has helped our mindsets, our work-life balance, childcare and unemployment; now that’s really, really amazing! So if you’re thinking about entering the world of freelance or looking for your next contract job, we’ve compiled this …

Learn How to Find Your Way WIth Insurance

Finding Your Way When Self Employed

Meet Sherpa consultant Donna Hay. Our resident social & content manager, Donna reflects on how important it is to find your why… ‘I was taught at school that money = success and success = status. Money = status. This meant that every decision I made about my career choice was based on the salary, the prospects and how good my …

Learn More About The Freelancer Amanda Brown

Meet the Freelancer: Amanda Brown

Amanda Brown is a business consultant and founder of Homepreneur. She started her career in the City as an investment manager and, since having her children, has worked from her home office for the past 20years. Her aim is to provide advice and support to other Homepreneurs who face specific challenges when leaving the corporate world to set up their …

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Meet the Freelancer: Lana Burgess

Meet Lana Burgess. The first freelancer to take part in our brand new blog series; Meet the Freelancer. Each week we’ll be chatting to a self-employed someone about their business, their top tips for going freelance and the many ups and downs of being your own boss.‍ Lana Burgess is a freelance writer and content strategist from Brighton, UK. Lana …

Learn How to Avoid Getting in Tax Trouble

How To Avoid Trouble With Taxes When Self-Employed

There’s one topic that strikes fear into the heart of many a freelancer, and it’s tax. With good reason too, as getting in trouble with the tax man can literally cost you. The good news is that you don’t need to become an accountant to deal with tax as a business owner. You just need to understand the basics and …

Learn How to Get Customer When You Are Self-Employed

How to Bring in Business When you Work for Yourself

Whether you’re new to self-employment or a seasoned freelancer, the onus is typically on you to find clients, develop relationships, and continue the sustainable growth of your business. Not to mention handling your finances, training, marketing, and so on… Easy, right? When it comes to winning work, the best place to start is by answering the same four questions most …

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To You, From Me

Hi ?? We’ve not met before have we? It’s good to meet you. I’ve got a confession to make. I love insurance. I know what you’re thinking. Who is this guy? Is he crazy? Who actually loves insurance? Well I do ? It helps people achieve their dreams and protects them from their nightmares – think about that for a …

Learn if Insuretech Can Change

Can Insurtech Change?

In a recent article for Insurance Thought Leadership, Rick Huckstep discusses the evolution of the insurance supply chain from the typical linear model. In the past, insurance distribution starts with brokers, ARs and MGAs at the front end. Carriers underwrite risk and decide whether to pay a claim. And the buck stops with the reinsurers. Front to back, risk and premium …

TechCrunch Features Sherpa’s Recent Seed Funding

Mike Butcher, from TechCrunch, covers Sherpa and our recent successful $2.3 million seed funding round. At Sherpa, we are revolutionising the world of Insurance. Sherpa is building an AI-driven platform which will assess your risk and build a dynamic personalised risk profile. This risk profile will change as the person’s life changes. Members will be advised of their risk profile, subsequent changes …