gig economy

EU Wants More Protections For Gig Economy Workers
EU Wants More Protections For Gig Economy Workers
September 25, 2017  |  uber of x

The European Commission is looking into providing more protections for gig economy workers and others who don’t have standard working contracts, reported Reuters. Citing the...

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For Beauty Professionals, Steady Cash Flow Is Always In Style
For Beauty Professionals, Steady Cash Flow Is Always In Style
September 18, 2017  |  Disbursements

For beauty professionals, collecting fees from no-shows can be harder than giving a perm to someone with a comb-over. For September’s Disbursements Tracker™, in collaboration...

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NEW REPORT: Helping Beauty Professionals Tame The Cash Flow Beast
NEW REPORT: Helping Beauty Professionals Tame The Cash Flow Beast
September 15, 2017  |  Disbursements

Time is money. And for contractors in the beauty industry, time wasted by no-show customers cuts right into the bottom line. But new payment tools...

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The Gig Economy — A Labor Day Tribute
The Gig Economy — A Labor Day Tribute
September 04, 2017  |  Gig Economy

Today is Labor Day, a holiday we’ve been celebrating to honor the hard work and productivity of the American worker since 1894. The history of the holiday is...

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Time For A Restaurant Scheduling Shift
Time For A Restaurant Scheduling Shift
August 22, 2017  |  ResTech

In ResTech, we write a lot about showy tech like burger-flipping robots, virtual reality dining and magic hand-sanitation systems. But what about the quiet tech? The...

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ScriptDrop On The Hunt For Add On Funding
ScriptDrop On The Hunt For Add On Funding
August 04, 2017  |  Startups

ScriptDrop, the startup that helps pharmacies deliver prescriptions to customers’ doors, recently raised $1 million in seed funding and is on the hunt for more...

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Line Launches On-Demand Taxi-Booking App In Thailand
Line Launches On-Demand Taxi-Booking App In Thailand
August 02, 2017  |  Payment Methods

Japanese tech startup and messaging app maker Line announced on Tuesday (August 1) that it is rolling out a taxi-booking service in Thailand’s capital of...

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Stripe Acquires Payable To Expand Tax Reporting Tools For On-Demand Businesses
Stripe Acquires Payable To Expand Tax Reporting Tools For On-Demand Businesses
July 27, 2017  |  Partnerships / Acquisitions

Stripe has acquired long-term partner Payable in an effort to bolster the tax reporting tools available to its on-demand and marketplace business customers. According to...

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Loyalty: The Gig Economy Way
Loyalty: The Gig Economy Way
July 27, 2017  |  Loyalty & Rewards

When people in retail selling think about building loyalty, they naturally think about their customers. Points, perks, freebies — these are the tools used by...

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