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Amid Ride-Hailing Firms’ Bid For Black Ink And IPOs, Driver Strikes?
Amid Ride-Hailing Firms’ Bid For Black Ink And IPOs, Driver Strikes?
March 25, 2019  |  Ridesharing

IPOs loom – among them, of course, the long-awaited debuts of Lyft and Uber. The two ride-hailing giants have raised billions of dollars, sparking valuations...

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Thumbtack, Alia Pair On Worker Benefits
Thumbtack, Alia Pair On Worker Benefits
February 20, 2019  |  Partnerships / Acquisitions

Thumbtack and Alia have announced they are partnering on a pilot program that will bring portable benefits to independent workers on Thumbtack. The program will...

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Late Payments A Government Hallmark In The UK — And US, Too
Late Payments A Government Hallmark In The UK — And US, Too
January 21, 2019  |  B2B Payments

As the government shutdown dragged on into the weekend, the impact of late payments on contractors got the spotlight in outlets such as Bloomberg. As...

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SMBs Cautious In Volatile US Economy
SMBs Cautious In Volatile US Economy
December 27, 2018  |  B2B Payments

An unstable stock market has led many small businesses (SMBs) to cut costs and change their hiring plans for the New Year. According to the...

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Square Talks Temp Payroll
Square Talks Temp Payroll
December 21, 2018  |  Personnel

The holiday season always brings with it a major crush of hiring for temporary employees — and the year 2018 was widely forecasted to be...

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UK Accounting Trade Group Weighs In On Late Payments
UK Accounting Trade Group Weighs In On Late Payments
November 05, 2018  |  B2B Payments

Late payment ripple effects continue in the wake of the Carillion bankruptcy, and an accounting trade group has weighed in with its own proposals about...

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LinkedIn Finds Entrepreneurs Increasing Reliance On Freelancers
LinkedIn Finds Entrepreneurs Increasing Reliance On Freelancers
August 24, 2018  |  B2B Payments

LinkedIn‘s latest survey of small businesses (SMBs) signals an increasing reliance among entrepreneurs on freelance workers. Reports in Spend Matters on Thursday (Aug. 23) said...

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Why Fire and Floods Would Ruin Most Construction Firms (Hint: It’s Not Digital)
Why Fire and Floods Would Ruin Most Construction Firms (Hint: It’s Not Digital)
July 10, 2018  |  Digital Payments

Visit a construction job site and – along with the water coolers, chain link fences, portable toilets and tools – chances are you will come...

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Today In Data: Auto Leasing, SMB Jobs And Cross-Border Interactions
Today In Data: Auto Leasing, SMB Jobs And Cross-Border Interactions
March 08, 2018  |  Today In Data

Today in PYMNTS data, international students are getting new options to lease vehicles, merchants are turning to private label options to encourage customer loyalty and...

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