Technology contractor marketplace suspends all service fees
Prolancer.com helping self-employed and companies at a time of crisis
London, UK; 2nd April 2020 – Prolancer.com, the next generation global remote-working platform, is helping contractors and companies by suspending all service fees during the coronavirus crisis.
From today, Prolancer is:
- Suspending all service fees for users and companies for at least 90 days; this applies to both current and new users of the platform
- Expanding its geographic coverage to support 220+ Countries
- Increasing its capacity to support a growth in user-base interactions
Prolancer enables companies to build and manage virtual teams of pre-vetted, highly skilled developers and business service contractors. Prolancer’s long-term vision is to provide a fair and balanced work environment, supporting global collaborative remote working.
Prolancer’s Chairman, Sir Hossein Yassaie says:
“There has been a severe impact across the technology contractor community but skills in software development, especially in AI and ML, remain in demand and will have a significant role to play in the post-crisis future.
Every business and every country is impacted by this crisis and it is essential that those of us who can make a difference act quickly. Prolancer can afford to support contractors and businesses to get through this difficult time and to keep developing through the coming months.”
Prolancer’s CEO, Saman Nejad says:
“We hope that these changes will encourage more businesses and workers to migrate to remote working platforms and help people to alleviate the effects of the current crisis.”
The Prolancer platform uses smart algorithms to connect and match professional freelancers with businesses in a success-driven and fair culture. Its focus is on tech software development, data science and digital marketing.
Businesses can post a job for free and use Prolancer’s built-in project management tools to monitor and manage projects, securely, all in one place. Freelancers and remote contractors can apply for jobs or projects and use Prolancer’s Workstreams to monitor and manage their work. The platform provides secure escrow accounts for project payments.
In the UK, the Government has announced the postponement of the IR35 policy which will now take effect in April 2021. Prolancer is liaising with local authorities and government bodies in the UK to obtain exemptions from the new IR35 for contractors.