gig economy

DoorDash Trails Uber Driver in Latest Provider Ranking of Gig Platform Apps
DoorDash Trails Uber Driver in Latest Provider Ranking of Gig Platform Apps
December 13, 2023  |  Gig Economy

The gig economy allows workers control over their own employment while offering consumers choice and convenience. PYMNTS Provider Ranking of Gig Platform Apps, which uses...

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Nearly 60% of Freelancers Will Pay for Instant Payouts
Nearly 60% of Freelancers Will Pay for Instant Payouts
December 07, 2023  |  Disbursements

Consumers facing financial difficulties are more willing to pay for faster access to their wages.  As found in “Measuring Consumer Satisfaction With Instant Payouts,” a...

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Upwork Launches Partnerships to Enhance Workforce Management
Upwork Launches Partnerships to Enhance Workforce Management
December 05, 2023  |  Gig Economy

Upwork has launched a pair of collaborations designed to offer an improved approach to workforce management. The work marketplace announced Tuesday (Dec. 5) that it was beginning...

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FTC Issues $3 Million in Refunds for Leads Sold by HomeAdvisor
FTC Issues $3 Million in Refunds for Leads Sold by HomeAdvisor
November 28, 2023  |  Regulation

HomeAdvisor, a company affiliated with Angi (formerly known as Angie’s List), came under scrutiny by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for alleged deceptive marketing tactics....

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Side Gigs Help Ease Paycheck-to-Paycheck Consumers’ Financial Stress This Holiday
Side Gigs Help Ease Paycheck-to-Paycheck Consumers’ Financial Stress This Holiday
November 23, 2023  |  Consumer Finance

In today’s challenging economic climate, many consumers find themselves living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to make ends meet. This is why a significant number...

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Shipt Partners With Stride Health to Offer Health Insurance 
Shipt Partners With Stride Health to Offer Health Insurance 
November 16, 2023  |  Partnerships

Shipt, a retail technology company that connects people to delivery services and flexible delivery work, has partnered with Stride Health to offer health insurance.  With this partnership,...

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Nearly 40% of Gig Economy Ad Hoc Transactions Sent via Instant Payments
Nearly 40% of Gig Economy Ad Hoc Transactions Sent via Instant Payments
November 15, 2023  |  Faster Payments

Although ad hoc payments make up just 24% of accounts payable (AP) volume, they hold significant importance in various industry operations. In fact, these irregular...

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Ad Hoc Payments Represent One in Every Four Vendor Payables
Ad Hoc Payments Represent One in Every Four Vendor Payables
November 15, 2023  |  Money Mobility

Ad hoc payments are irregular payments made outside normal invoicing and payroll processes and are somewhat of a nuisance. On average, these payments account for...

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Uber Driver Claims Top Spot in Provider Rankings of Gig Platform Apps
Uber Driver Claims Top Spot in Provider Rankings of Gig Platform Apps
November 10, 2023  |  Gig Economy

Amid persistent inflation and economic uncertainty, gig work offers a way to pad our wallets and cushion our financial safety nets. With so many platforms...

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