Sponsor spotlight: tecy.digital tecy.digital is a recruitment tech collaboration between Dean Sadler (CEO, TribePad), Scott Davies (Former CEO, Hallam Medical) and Ash Tate (MD, Split the Bills), built specifically with the digital freelance and contracting market in mind. The company combines TribePad’s award-winning recruitment technology platform with the bespoke services of a team of technology talent experts, to provide a straight-forward way for freelancers and contractors to find opportunities and manage their engagements. At the same time, companies can use the service to promote their freelance and contract opportunities, review applications and manage engagements. (left to right) tecy.digital founders Ash Tate, Dean Sadler and Scott Davies. How do we do it Built by techies, for techies, our award winning technology is service wrapped by our team of talent experts with the interests of both parties firmly at the core of what we do. For contractors and freelancers, we’ve created a place to showcase your skills, expertise and career highlights. You are in control of your preferences in terms of ideal role, rate and location. By methodically and personally matching technology and talented people, we only send you the opportunities that exactly match your needs. Your worked days are automatically submitted and approved via tecy’s paperless timesheets, automatically generating your invoices and ensuring you are paid on time. You can track and monitor everything in real time for total transparency and peace of mind. For tech businesses, we’ve created a platform to showcase your brand and really stand out. We’re able to post your jobs, create video, enable direct chat and run psychometric and skills testing. You simply decide what talent you need to hire, and we’ll do the rest. Our skills verification and independent referencing means you can be sure of each individual’s level of experience. Already have a team of contractors or freelancers? We can save you time and money by managing your flexible workforce via the custom-built tecy platform, fully leveraging our professional services and platform in all the right places. How it works For freelancers and contractors: Free to use, works on any device and totally secure Create dynamic freelancer profile (including skills, videos, documents) plus ability to set your own day rates and availability Auto-match skills to relevant contract roles & communicate directly with hiring tech businesses Auto create invoices, expenses and track hours worked Supports Limited Company, Umbrella and PAYE payments (and any combination of on a ‘per contract’ basis) IR35 advice and support plus independent IR35 status assessments, reports & insurance* (*3rd party partner optional service which is discounted but chargeable) Automatic payments and credit control And perhaps most importantly, no irrelevant jobs, no annoying calls and no commission-focused recruiters For businesses: Search and find the best tech talent to resource your projects Easy onboarding and skills checks Create a business profile (including videos, documents plus individual contract roles, rates and status) Independent IR35 status assessments, reports & insurance* (*3rd party partner optional service which is discounted but chargeable) Communicate directly with freelancers/contractors Manage your freelancer/contractor workforce all in one place Digitally track and approve freelancer/contractor hours and invoices and track project status Save time and money vs agencies How to get started? To learn more about tecy.digital and how you can use the service, please visit their website where you can contact the team and get signed up. You can also find the company on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.