How to make money from the Gig Economy

‘Gig Economy’ is a term you may have heard from politicians and in the news in recent times. It refers to the market that has been created for temporary and short-term engagements managed by independent workers. A good example of a role in the Gig Economy is Uber. Uber drivers are not contracted but work independently, from one ‘gig’ to the next. According to recent reports the Gig Economy is growing at a breathtaking speed and some even predict that the numbers of self-employed workers could overtake permanent contracted staff. So, given that this presents such a significant opportunity, how can you make the Gig Economy work for you? Choose a gig with low initial outlay The premise behind the Gig Economy is making money from something you already do or own. So, for example, if you have a spare room in your house then you might rent it out via Air BnB. If you’re going to do this then make sure you don’t spend a lot of cash getting the room ready. The best way to make money


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