All posts tagged entrepreneurs

Student entrepreneurs redefine the meaning of “summer job”

Back in the days when this blogger attended university, typical student jobs were fairly restricted to bar-keeping, shelf stocking, envelope stuffing and occasional unpaid shifts at…

Why are so many SME’s turning to freelancers? The answers are in!

“Ten years ago the majority of businesses cited local staff as their main source of employees,” says PeoplePerHour founder, Xenios Thrasyvoulou. “Now the majority cite…

How to use Facebook marketing to build your freelance client base

One of the most effective ways of reaching a new audience and spreading word of your expertise is to take full advantage of Facebook’s marketing…

5 inspirational UK entrepreneurs to look out for in 2017

It’s that time of year when anyone responsible for award ceremonies begins to round up the finalists and start engraving statuettes. While we’re not offering any…

How we grew our business, and how we can help you grow yours

Following the great feedback our very own Lauren Monks got for her last Life Hub article, we thought we’d see what other gems she had up…

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Startup stories: Innovation Birmingham and the Midlands tech scene

Last month, as part of The Life Hub’s ‘Startup Stories’ series, we took a look at the burgeoning Belfast tech scene. Not wanting to ramble too…

5 facts about the UK’s freelance workforce, 2016

June 9th was bright and sunny here in the UK – the ideal weather to celebrate National Freelancers Day. The annual event is a bit of fun…

National Freelancers Day: An interview with Esther Stanhope

Thursday June 9th is National Freelancers Day in the UK – a great event that has become well established within the freelance community over the last few…

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The habits of successful freelancers and contractors

Staying on top as a freelancer can sometimes feel like an endless game of snakes and ladders. However many hours you put in, there’s always…

Reasons to be free: why do we choose self-employment?

Picture the scene. It’s a cold, gray, office morning and the same old people are bickering about the same old things. You’d get involved if…

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