Boring chore? Airtasker or TaskRabbit could help – at a price

Boring chore? Airtasker or TaskRabbit could help – at a price
 

It’s like Uber, but for the household chores you can’t face doing yourself: from assembling flat-pack Ikea furniture, to cleaning your home, to sorting out problems with your computer. You go online, list the job you want doing, then others on the site bid to do the work.
It has already taken off in Australia, where Airtasker claims to be sorting out 1.4m household jobs a year, earning “taskers” AU$240m (£135m). This month Airtasker is spending about £20m launching in the UK, handing out £35 coupons to help pay for the first task.
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11 March 2018 in Business, Views: 59
Source: Guardian
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