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How the Future Works

Jan 24, 2023

This episode Eleanor and Barry talk about the Trusted Talent Platform Partner survey and travel plans for work to help boost the freelancing industry in India and Saudi Arabia. Their guest is Ahva Sadeghi, CEO of Symba, a platform with a purpose — to open up the workforce by helping businesses establish remote...


Dec 19, 2022

The guest on this episode was Glen Hodgson, CEO of Free Trade Europa, a “Think Tank and Do Tank” focusing on liberalisation, free trade, innovation, transparency and the rule of law across Europe. In our conversation he explains what that means and what he predicts for 2023 in way that European governments and other...


Nov 23, 2022

Eleanor and Barry discuss topical news including the Autumn statement from the UK chancellor and the recent happenings at Twitter. Their guests this week are Lizzie and Alex Hirst, authors of Sunday Times bestselling book Workstyle: a revolution for wellbeing, productivity and society.  

Lizzie and Alex tell their...


Nov 3, 2022

Eleanor and Barry discuss the UK Government’s IR35 hokey cokey and the latest industry facts and figures from Staffing Industry Analysts, before welcoming guests, Casey McElroy and Sam Orrin from Worksome. Worksome defies classification and fits into a number of the industry’s boxes, so we explore where it fits,...


Oct 4, 2022

In this episode Barry and Eleanor talk to Neil Hughes, LinkedIn Top Voice winner, prolific podcaster and all round nice chap. They talk about the extraordinary growth in podcasting, how it can be a useful tool for promotion and profile-building for freelancers and how to find enough motivation and inspiration to record...