“It's about the passion”

Video Commentary

International policy discussion

Sunday, April 06, 2014

This video explores the freelance landscape across the world with Ken Phillips representing contractors in Australia, Professor Patricia Leighton outlining her research into the rise of independent working across Europe and Simon McVicker discussing freelancing in the UK.

Duration: 29 min 51 sec

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A Christmas Present

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

We have a present for everyone who is or wants to be a self-employed, small business person. We answer the question: What's the definition of being self-employed? Watch the video and open your Xmas present.

Duration: 2 min 45 sec

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Postcard from America I: Obamacare

Friday, October 18, 2013

From 'on the ground' in Washington, Ken Phillips provides some observations on the US government shut down and the Obamacare health policy that has driven the issue.

Duration: 3 min 55 sec

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ATO told to behave

Sunday, September 29, 2013

The new Small Business Minister in Australia, Bruce Billson has instructed the Tax Office to start treating self-employed people fairly. The indications are that the Tax Office is going to have to stop the discrimination against issuing self-employed people with Australian Business Numbers. This is a most important development.

Duration: 2 min 32 sec

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Australian Business Numbers

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Australian Taxation Office is denying individuals ABNs. This is discrimination against self-employed people and must stop.

 

Duration: 1 min 43 sec

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