gig economy

Aria Expands B2B Deferred Payment Infrastructure to UK
Aria Expands B2B Deferred Payment Infrastructure to UK
June 29, 2023  |  B2B Payments

French FinTech Aria has expanded its B2B deferred payment infrastructure to the United Kingdom. The company supports the platform economy by allowing freelancers to get...

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DoorDash Adds Hourly Pay Option for Gig Economy Drivers
DoorDash Adds Hourly Pay Option for Gig Economy Drivers
June 28, 2023  |  Delivery

DoorDash will now let its gig workers choose to be hourly workers. The aggregator will let drivers choose to earn a minimum hourly rate, to use...

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Gig Worker Pay Suffers When Platforms Don’t Prioritize AP Automation
Gig Worker Pay Suffers When Platforms Don’t Prioritize AP Automation
June 28, 2023  |  Accounts Payable

When it comes to gig economy companies, a little accounts payable (AP) automation can go a long way. For PYMNTS’ study “Accounts Payable Automation: Why...

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Aggregators Oppose NYC Driver Wage Increase, but Low Pay Threatens Retention
Aggregators Oppose NYC Driver Wage Increase, but Low Pay Threatens Retention
June 13, 2023  |  Aggregators

Restaurant aggregators may be against legislation to raise drivers’ pay, but without some kind of change to their gig workers’ pay structure, they struggle to...

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Openforce and Ryder Offer Commercial Vehicle Rentals for Last-Mile Delivery
Openforce and Ryder Offer Commercial Vehicle Rentals for Last-Mile Delivery
June 08, 2023  |  Delivery

Openforce and Ryder have teamed up to offer commercial vehicle rentals to independent contractors. With this collaboration, independent contractors using the Openforce platform will be able to rent...

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iiPay Launches Contractor Payroll Solution for Multinational Corporations
iiPay Launches Contractor Payroll Solution for Multinational Corporations
June 06, 2023  |  Payroll

iiPay has launched a payroll solution to help multinational corporations manage payments to contractors. The new ContractorPay streamlines payments to contractors across the globe, the...

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CE 100 Index Slips as Shopify’s Surge Not Enough to Offset Fiverr’s Slide
CE 100 Index Slips as Shopify’s Surge Not Enough to Offset Fiverr’s Slide
May 08, 2023  |  Connected Economy

The CE 100 Index lost 0.5% in a week crowded with earnings reports. Shopify’s corporate transformation, and resulting 28% gain in share price, was overshadowed...

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Uber Driver Holds Its Lead In the Provider Ranking of Gig Apps
Uber Driver Holds Its Lead In the Provider Ranking of Gig Apps
May 05, 2023  |  Gig Economy

With PYMNTS research finding that more Americans are adding side hustles to ease paycheck-to-paycheck living pressures, our Provider Ranking of Gig Apps is the ideal place to...

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Macro Pressures Flatten Upwork Volumes as Larger Clients Face Budget Constraints
Macro Pressures Flatten Upwork Volumes as Larger Clients Face Budget Constraints
May 03, 2023  |  Earnings

Upwork’s first quarter results show macro pressures coming to bear on the gig economy, while management laid out plans to reduce costs — and pointed...

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