The 20 Lakh Crore package has come as a sigh of relief for many. Specifically, the MSME sector. The government has been very thoughtful to roll out a slew of measures to help the sector sail. COVID19 has taken the world by the storm and these measures will definitely give a strong push to the … Continue reading Freelancers: Stuck in the middle?
Every single day, the team at Refrens.com is working hard to make the platform simpler and more useful to millions of freelancers and service providers. We will be sharing our product updates regularly on this page 20th May, 2020 Templates for quotations. You can choose between Printer Friendly, Business and Professional template 11th May, 2020 … Continue reading What’s new in Refrens?
Ma, I don’t remember when I last wrote to you. Infact, I don’t even remember when I had a good 2 hour chat with you. And did I ever take you out for Lunch? Only you and me? I guess never. I chose this mother’s day to pen this small letter of gratitude to you. … Continue reading Letter from a freelancer to his mother
Being a freelancer is not easy. At-least not easy as it looks like to someone who is not freelancing. Freelancers have to take a dual role. They have to deliver their projects on time and they have to be their own sales people as well. During the initial days, the time spent in pitching and … Continue reading How to increase quality leads as a Freelancer?
Study conducted from data of 1000s of freelancers. Delayed and Partial payments are becoming the norm. We studied the impact of COVID-19 on the freelance community. The study was conducted on the thousands of invoices managed on the Refrens.com platform. The key trends discovered in the study are related to payment delays for the freelancers. … Continue reading Freelancer Payment Woes due to COVID-19
With memes and funny messages floating around about passing the time during the lockdown, our funny bones keep getting the work out. But, what about the mind? We can keep it idle or use it to learn a new skill or do something which has been a part of our wish list for long. We … Continue reading 5 things to do during the lockdown
The reality of COVID19 has finally hit us hard. It has now hit more than 195 countries and the total case number stands at more than 400000 . Its impact on businesses (irrespective of scale) is immense. News of job cuts, pay cuts have already started to pour in from all corners of the world. … Continue reading 5 advises for the survival of your business post COVID19
Recently, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Custom (CBIC) introduced the electronic invoice mandate. Businesses with more than 100 Crores annual turnover have to comply with this mandate. It remains optional and on trial basis for businesses less than 100 crores turnover. While this has drawn mixed reactions from India Inc, it is important … Continue reading E-Invoicing in GST: 10 Important questions which must be answered
If you ask a freelancer or a service provider, what is the biggest problem they face? Getting the payments on time will be the answer you will receive almost every time. So much so that most freelancers or service providers give up on their payment chase. Eventually losing out on the money which they deserve … Continue reading Tired of Chasing Payments? 5 reasons why Early Pay discount is your saviour
2000+. Yes, that is the latest number of deaths estimated world wide due to Wuhan Corona Virus. The biggest virus outbreak post SARS in 2003 (which incidentally also originated from China) has not only caused severe health related concerns but has also jolted businesses (or at-least the way they operate) in more than one way. … Continue reading Corona Virus: 5 Stories To Understand The Impact On Business.