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Alifery is an online marketplace that connects businesses with freelance experts quickly and effortlessly. It’s been designed to give clients access to tailored specialist knowledge without unnecessary overheads and red tape. Clients post assignments on the Alifery platform, and freelance experts pitch for that work based on their experience and availability.

You can find out more about how it works here.

Alifery connects clients with freelance experts with verified extensive experience and qualifications in:

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Legal
  • Business Consulting

There’s no minimum or maximum assignment length or invoice amount. The work may be a couple of hours, days or even months.

 

Phone Consultations

Private conversations conducted over the phone to assist with decision making, or to fill in knowledge gaps.

Meetings

Private conversations conducted in person to receive insight relating to decision making or to fill in knowledge gaps.

Roundtables

Closed discussions between a select group of people who require specialist insight.

Site Visits

A single visit, or series of site visits to review or provide specialist knowledge.

Strategic Projects

Short term or long term projects for an organisation to assist with increased workloads or operational gaps. The project length depends on your business needs.

Training and Professional Development

Conduct training and professional development workshops onsite or offsite, to bring teams up to speed.

Corporate Secretarial

Provide company secretarial services to ensure compliance with the Corporations Act, ASX Listing Rules and other relevant legislation.

Board Placements

Provide organisations with operational and board roles at short notice.

Mentoring

Freelance experts can provide knowledge and expertise to others who require mentoring.

You can create an account with Alifery here.

Please ensure your company profile is comprehensive to ensure you attract the right expert for your assignment.

ASX listed and privately held companies, small to medium businesses, private practice law firms, accounting firms, government departments and not for profit organisations.

In short, if you have an ABN you can sign up as an Alifery client.

We handpick each freelance expert from the large number of applications received, based on their skills, experience and education.

For the few that make the cut, we undertake a further vetting process to ensure only the best freelance experts are in our talent pool.

Where relevant, freelance experts do have their own insurance covers in place. However, it’s up to you to ensure the insurance policies the freelance experts has in place meets your projects requirements.

Due to privacy we are unable to disclose individual freelance experts policies to you, but if required, copies of these policies can be requested directly from the Freelance expert.

It depends, however, once you post a project the system allows for you to receive proposals immediately. Please keep in mind our freelance experts must submit a proposal, and as they could be engaged on other assignments please allow time to receive proposals.

The sooner you post your project the better.

You decide whether you require the freelance experts  to work on site with you, remotely or a mix between the two.

Our freelance experts are also available for private phone discussions if preferred.

Our recommendation is that you agree on the work location at the beginning of the project. Naturally this may change, but continual communication with your freelance expert is key.

Alifery is free to sign up as a client.

You set your budget when you post a project, deciding on whether you pay an hourly, daily or monthly fee or you can choose to pay a fixed fee for the entire project.

Please note that a freelance expert may counter with a price proposal after reviewing your project brief.

For each project Alifery charges a commission of 15% plus GST on top of the amount agreed with the freelance expert.

Freelance experts must notify you upfront if they have a conflict of interest, or potential conflict of interest.

Absolutely, we’re in the business of connection. If you appoint a freelance expert you’ve met through Alifery on a permanent basis you’ll be charged a recruitment fee of 20% + GST of the freelance experts annual salary package.

You can find out more in our Terms.

You and your freelance expert will decide before the project commences at what stage(s) they’ll invoice. Once your freelance expert invoices you via Alifery, you have seven days to pay by credit card or bank deposit.

The freelance expert you engage is responsible for delivering the work as per the agreed terms.

However, at the end of the project you’ll have the opportunity to review and rate your experience with your freelance expert. This is particularly important to the freelance expert as your feedback is published to their Alifery profile. And as part of our commitment to excellence, freelance experts who consistently receive poor reviews may be deregistered from Alifery.

Yes, of course. Please note that any further work with your freelance expert must be processed through Alifery and standard Alifery fees will apply. You can easily reengage a freelance expert through Alifery.

Please refer to our Terms for more information

We do allow rolling on of the project. Please simply close the project when it comes to an end.

Remember to check with the freelance expert before doing so to ensure they’re available. The sooner you notify them, the better.

You have the option of posting a ‘private and invite only’ project. If you select this option the project will only be visible to freelance experts who you’ve personally invited.

At the end of each project the client is provided with the opportunity to rate their freelance expert and leave comments relating to the work they’ve completed. We monitor all ratings and reviews and address any concerns directly with the freelance expert.

Yes, the freelance expert is also given the option to rate their experience working with you. This is a fair system that protects both parties. We also monitor clients to ensure our freelance experts are working on assignments that utilise their superior level of professionalism.

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