Learn About the Real Risks of Being Self-Employed

The Real Risks of Being Self-Employed

 If you’re thinking about becoming self-employed, or already are, you’re likely to be an optimistic, glass-half-full, sunny-side-up kind of person…. otherwise why on earth would you do it? We all know the main risks – uncertain income, unpaid leave, no pension, instability – so if that hasn’t put you off, you must have faith in your ability to adapt, change …

Learn 10 Freelance Jobs You Never Knew Existed

10 Freelance Jobs You Never Knew Existed

The freelance jobs 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 …

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 …

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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 …