TaskRabbit today 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 agency additionally plans to launch operations in Edinburgh and Glasgow with the aid of new 2019
The on-demand app, which IKEA received in 2017, connects human beings with others who’ll do their tedious household duties. This includes things like cleaning, assembling flat-packed fixtures, mounting TVs, and delivery. Think of it as like Uber, but for the “man in a van” (or girl) of this world. TaskRabbit first released in London 5 years ago. For the most part, it’s been a London-unique app ever considering that. It simplest started out operations out of doors of the capital in advance this year, while it multiplied to Birmingham, Bristol, and Manchester.
According to TaskRabbit, the average hourly fee for one among its “Taskers” is £24. This is almost three times the national minimum salary of £7.Eighty-three for the ones over 25. That said, London is a more luxurious city, and it’ll be exciting to see if those everyday prices stay equal in inexpensive (and weaker) markets, like Liverpool and Warrington.
It’s also worth remembering that different people inside the gig economy, like Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers, TaskRabbit’s Taskers are considered self-employed contractors and therefore aren’t entitled to the advantages usually afforded salaried people, like paid break day and sick days.
“Since TaskRabbit first launched in the United Kingdom, we’ve been commemorated and inspired by the level of high-quality reaction from humans the use of TaskRabbit’s undertaking control network to get assistance with their regular household tasks,” stated Cornelia Raportaru, UK Country Director of TaskRabbit, in an assertion.
“Our growth across England and Wales method we’re making regular existence less complicated for even more humans and connecting more Taskers to significant work opportunities of their very own communities,” she delivered.
You can sign up for TaskRabbit here. If you’re tempted to emerge as a “tasker,” you could register right here.