The survey found 45% of workers believe it should be employers to put up the cost of tech training, while 40% believe government should bear the cost.
Sydney-founded home services marketplace UrbanYou has announced the acquisition of HomeHello, an on-demand marketplace for customers seeking domestic cleaning services, for an undisclosed fee.
Fair Work is looking to determine whether Uber’s classing of drivers as ‘independent contractors’ rather than employees complies with federal workplace legislation.
Passel is a crowdsourced delivery service using regular people already near the local store to complete the final mile delivery.
Payments startup Hyperwallet has expanded into Australia, looking to target growth across the Asia Pacific region from its new Sydney base.
Unions NSW has today announced it has come to a “groundbreaking agreement” with Airtasker to deliver workers on the platform a number of conditions.
Country towns are stereotypically known for their close communities and friendliness, with neighbours always ready to give each other a helping hand. Launched late last year, The Rural Network is a platform looking to translate that community spirit online by bringing the task economy to the bush, starting with over 60 regional and rural communities […]
With ridesharing and food delivery services among the most well-known businesses in the task economy, it may be easy to think that the sector is focused on metropolitan areas, but the growth of other businesses beyond the big names is giving opportunities to ‘taskmasters’ in other areas. Living on a farm on the Southern Highlands […]