TaskRabbit these days introduced massive growth to its UK operations and is now available in six new markets: Brighton, Cardiff, Coventry, Reading, Oxford, and Liverpool, and Warrington.
The on-demand app, which IKEA obtained in 2017, connects humans with others who’ll do their tedious family tasks. This includes such things as cleaning, assembling flat-packed furniture, mounting TVs, and shipping. Think of it as Uber
TaskRabbit was first released in London five years in the past. For the most part, it’s been a London-unique app ever since. It most effectively commenced operations outside of the capital earlier this year, extending to Birmingham, Bristol, and Manchester.
According to TaskRabbit, the average hourly rate for one among its “Taskers” is £24. This is sort of 3 instances the countrywide minimum salary of £7.83 for those over 25. That stated, London is a more highly-priced city, and it’ll be thrilling to look if the ones average charges continue to be the same in cheaper (and poorer) markets, like Liverpool and Warrington.
It’s additionally really worth remembering that other people in the extensive financial system, like Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers, TaskRabbit’s Taskers are taken into consideration to be self-hired contractors, and consequently aren’t entitled to the blessings commonly afforded salaried employees, like a paid day off and sick days.
“Since TaskRabbit first released inside the United Kingdom, we’ve been commemorated and impressed via the extent of positive response from human beings the usage of TaskRabbit’s venture control network to get help with their ordinary family duties,” said Cornelia Raportaru, UK Country Director of TaskRabbit, in a declaration.
“Our enlargement throughout England and Wales method we’re making everyday existence easier for even extra people and connecting greater Taskers to meaningful work opportunities of their very own communities,” she delivered.