Boost for freelance workers in Birmingham.
Innovation Birmingham Campus-based digital recruitment provider, Total Freelance, has announced an affiliation with the Association of Independent Professional and The Self Employed to support its extensive network of independent professionals.
Launched in November 2015, Total Freelance is an online platform connecting quality, UK-based freelancers, contractors and independent professionals with business owners, entrepreneurs, hiring managers, internal recruiters and consultants. The platform gives independent professionals a platform to apply for jobs and to be head hunted.
Representing over 67,000 freelancers, consultants and self-employed people from each sector of the economy, the IPSE is the largest association of independent professionals in the EU. Run by its members, this non-profit organisation comprises a network of trusted providers who offer support to independent professionals within their business and personal lives.
Total Freelance will work with IPSE moving forward to provide an option for their members and to support its database of independent professionals. The affiliation also entitles IPSE members to an exclusive discount on Total Freelance’s online platform, while Total Freelance clients are entitled to a discount on IPSE membership.
Jack Telford, Director at Total Freelance, said: “We are delighted to be working with the IPSE to drive our common aim of providing support to independent professionals through quality advice and resources. We look forward to continue building our relationship with the IPSE and to providing additional benefits to both our customers and IPSE members.”
Alex Grove from IPSE said: “With the number of self-employed people in the UK soaring to 4.7 million, its essential this community is supported more than ever before. That’s why IPSE are delighted to work with Total Freelance and develop our already excellent relationship.”
Total Freelance are one of 120 tech start-ups to have been incubated by the Entrepreneurs for the Future programme since November 2009. With over £10 million raised in initial investment rounds, the programme has contributed to creation of over 200 new jobs.