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For examples of the types of organisations we’re looking to support, take a look at our pilot portfolio below.
Breakroom is a people-powered job comparison site for hourly work. It helps workers compare their jobs to find out if they’re getting a good deal at work. Visit website
Curo is a digital carer coach that guides unpaid carers through a personalised curriculum of support along their caring journey. Visit website
Earwig is an app that connects workers, allowing them to discover and share which jobs are good and which are bad. It empowers workers to use their voice for industry-wide change and gives them choices and control they didn’t have before. Visit website
Hera is the first pension designed for women’s lifepaths with three pillars: Learn: guidance on how your decisions affect retirement. Track: Hera calculates your pension ‘salary’ (across all your savings) and finally, Grow: novel ways to top-up e.g. cashback for low earners and women taking time away from work.
Over the last eight years Indycube has worked to provide freelancers, micro-businesses, remote workers and the self-employed with co-working spaces in which to work, so that they can live and thrive in their communities. Visit website
There are over 7 million people in the UK who can’t work enough hours as they cannot find work that fits around their current commitments. Labour Xchange enables businesses to utilise these people’s free time, giving them the best staff when required and supporting the underemployed, parents and carers to bring in additional income that fits in with their lives. Visit website
Every day people use Organise to transform their working lives — directly inside their workplaces and through campaigning nationally. There are now over a million workers taking action with Organise. Visit website
TaskHer is an online platform which empowers users to find, book and pay experienced tradeswomen, whilst addressing the gender imbalance in the trades industry. Visit website
Tendo provides greater certainty in frontline work. At the end of week, Tendo generates a record with a proof of hours worked and skills demonstrated for an employee. This information is then verified by both the employee and their manager, ensuring its accuracy and trustworthiness. Visit website
Upskill Me are on a mission to help people develop the 21st-century skills needed to thrive. Upskill allows young people to earn points towards digital-skills badges and showcase their achievements, helping them to develop life skills that will set them apart for their future careers. Visit website
With Workerbird, workers collect their own data, on their own terms and for their own benefit. Helping people to track shifts, travel time, breaks and pay, as well as providing advice and support if needed. Visit website
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