How To Survive A Double Dip Recession
Released on: December 14, 2011, 10:01 am
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With a double dip recession looking likely, businesses are
streamlining themselves more than ever before, in an attempt to ensure
the struggling economy doesn’t cause the closure of their business.
Cutting everything from staff head counts to workloads, businesses are keen to
reduce costs by re-thinking their everyday operations and processes. One example of
the type of change being made by businesses is that they are reducing the number of
fixed staff they employ, and are instead working with freelancers. With freelancers
working on flexible, short-term contracts, they are paid on a per work basis and are
therefore not paid for the times when they aren’t needed, helping to minimise
Delegating work to freelancers in this way is called outsourcing, whereby an
outsider is used to provide the product or service needed by the company in
question. There are many different business functions that can be outsourced to
freelancers, including everything from a company’s finance and account functions, to
web design and other IT functions. Outsourcing work enables companies to cut their
fixed overheads, by replacing in-house teams with third party organisations and/or
The recent economic climate has resulted in potentially the strongest freelance
market ever, with many professionals offering their services on flexible contracts,
as these skilled individuals look to gain or supplement their income after losing
their permanent job, or having their income reduced during these difficult financial
times. With today’s society facing such economic uncertainty, freelance work can
provide both greater stability and flexibility than a full-time job can offer, which
is just one of many reasons working in this way is as popular as it is.
OutsourceMyProject is an ideal site to find freelancers and professional service
providers who are capable of undertaking projects and business functions.
Furthermore, the site provides a platform to not only find, but also evaluate and
manage service providers and projects. Concerns over ability and experience of
providers are mitigated by the websites comprehensive feedback and rating system.
OutsourceMyProject also provides users with a safe payment escrow service to provide
maximum protection to its users.
Loren Holland, Managing Director of OutsourceMyProject said: “Outsourcing is an
increasingly popular concept and the benefits have the capability to protect a
business during the potential double dip recession. It is essential to operate a
streamline business in the current economic environment whilst also maintaining
access to skilled professionals who can sustain a business’s front and back office
He went on to say: “OutsourceMyProject is a website that connects businesses with freelancers and professional companies looking to offer their services. Customers post their jobs free of charge and receive offers from experts within hours. If you need a freelance web designer or freelance copywriter, to name just a few specialist categories, then we have hundreds of experts waiting to provide their services through OutsourceMyProject, at the most competitive rates. Best of all, posting a job to find a freelancer to complete work is completely free with no hidden costs.”
One recent customer of OutsourceMyProject was Midlands based firm Stephen Gaskets
Ltd, who posted their search engine optimization (SEO) project. Rex Baynton the
Managing Director of Stephens Gaskets Ltd, said: “We posted our project on
OutsourceMyProject and within a few days had received over 20 offers and had
appointed a freelance SEO expert. After just a matter of weeks we witnessed a
drastic increase in orders via Google, as a result of the excellent work completed
by the freelancer we appointed.”
Established in January 2011, OutsourceMyProject.com aims to bring together providers
of professional services with organisations and individuals looking to outsource
business functions or projects. Following the launch, more than 5,000 suppliers
including web designers, legal specialists, freelance writers and mobile developers
have registered with OutsourceMyProject.com to bid for over £1 million worth of
projects posted by UK businesses.
OutsourceMyProject.com is a member of the National Outsourcing Association (NOA),
which is the UK’s outsourcing centre of excellence.
For more information please contact:
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