'Unlikely, undesirable' to classify ride-hailing drivers as employees

A NEW Californian law threatens ride-hailing firms' business models by classifying their drivers as employees. Such a move is unlikely and undesirable in Singapore, say experts and stakeholders,...

Grab's new driver reward system raises questions

Ride-hailing firm Grab rolled out a new reward programme on Monday (Oct 29) that guarantees up to a five-figure monthly income, but questions have already been raised about how sustainable the...

Insurance for freelancers to guard against income loss

The Freelancer Income Protection (Flip) policy created by local start-up GigaCover comes after it was noted that freelancers had little protection from prolonged illness.

Legal handbook launched to help freelancers working in creative arts

SINGAPORE -Freelance videographer Derrick shot and edited a video for a client which did not meet her standards.

Singapore tech startup to grow 'Airbnb' of freelancers apps

AFTER 12 years as a research engineer, he found the courage to make a mid-career switch into entrepreneurship.