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Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Started

Shareplant Freelance is an online platform for construction professionals to find freelancers to get work done.

Any type of site or office based construction task or support task can be carried out using Shareplant Freelance.

No, our initial joining plan is free to join.

You can then upgrade your plan to increase your monthly transaction allowance, raise your profile and feature your tasks and services.

Unlike other Freelance sites, Shareplant Freelance is dedicated to the construction industry and provides a wide variety of specialist skills to help you manage your workload peaks and troughs.

As a client, you can find any type of construction freelancer throughout the UK when and where you need them. You will always get best value for money by competing your work packages and selecting the best value freelancer.

As a freelancer, you can find and bid for many types of work around your availability. Many tasks can be completed remotely from your own premises using our private messaging and workspace features.

All payments are made using the PayPal global payment gateway.  Shareplant does not hold any payment or card details.

All jobs are paid for upfront by the client and payment is held in secure escrow until the task is marked as complete, after which the payment is released to the freelancer.

Simply register your details to create an account and then verify your details using the verification code sent to your email.

After completing your personal profile, you can then post a task or bid for work.

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Hiring Freelancers

Once you’ve signed up, you can search for any type of white or blue collar construction freelancer in the UK.

You can then:

  • Search our freelancer listings for rated and reviewed professionals. 
  • Compare freelancer skills and previous work.
  • Refine your search by sector, skill, location or hourly rate.
  • Contact freelancers and request a proposal for your task.
  • Select a winning freelancer and place an order for the work.

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A fixed price or fixed number of hours will be agreed during the bidding process, according to your project scope and budget. Shareplant makes paying freelancers simple and secure using the secure payment gateway Paypal whilst holding all payments until the job is complete.

Yes, all payment invoices can be found in your Dashboard and are emailed to you for download / print.

Use our private messaging system and workspace to communicate, share files and track milestones throughout the project from your desktop or mobile device.

Clients pay a 3% service fee for each transaction.

We find that freelancers are very reliable and trustworthy as it is often their main source of income.

Each freelancer receives feedback and a rating score for each completed task from their client, based on their performance and attitude.

All ratings and reviews are displayed on the Shareplant Freelance website.

These Shareplant Freelance features are designed to give you confidence that our members are a trusted community of construction professionals.

Firstly, you should attempt to resolve the issue directly with the freelancer and give them an opportunity to correct the situation.

As a last resort, you can raise a dispute and the Shareplant Freelance team will investigate and adjudicate the resolution.

Once a freelancer receives payment for work completed, our Terms of Service specify that ownership of that work transfers to the client.

Only live tasks can be cancelled. Please contact us if you require further assistance. support@shareplant.com

Work as a Freelancer

It’s free to join Shareplant Freelance and bid for work. 

Shareplant Freelance allows you to work when and where you want – fitting around your existing schedule or earning extra money to supplement your main employment.

Shareplant Freelance makes your life easy by providing everything you need to find and deliver work in one place.

You are in complete control! Use Shareplant Freelance as your main income or just to supplement your main employment – it’s your choice.

Work full time, part time or in your spare time at nights and weekends. 

Shareplant Freelance puts you in complete control of your schedule.

You can find any type of construction client – from small, family owned companies to large national contractors – all need highly quality specialist construction services  across a wide range  of construction and support skills.

From blue collar drivers and plant operators to construction engineers, accountants, bid support and health and safety professionals – our clients are looking for it all.

Sign up now and start bidding for work – remember it is free to sign up and bid for jobs.

 

You pay a 10% fee to Shareplant from your earnings.

In addition to bidding for tasks, freelancers can also sell services directly to our clients!

Create extra earning opportunities by selling your fixed price services to our clients. Get started in 3 easy steps:

1. Click “Post a Service” from the main menu.

2. Create your service with a defined scope and fixed price.

3. List optional “add-on” features to create more flexibility and earning potential. 

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You will receive an email notification when the client selects the winning freelancer.

That’s up to you. You set and negotiate your own rates and decide the quantity and type of task to bid for.

The sky is the limit – if you are highly skilled and you reliably deliver to your clients, your earning potential is unlimited.

The Freelance way of working is growing rapidly in the construction industry as more and more people take control of their own destiny and become more self reliant.

You are protected from the moment your proposal is selected because clients pay upfront into an escrow account before the task starts.

Payment is held safely in escrow until the task is marked as complete by the client, after which payment is automatically released to you. Payment will reach your account within 7 working days.

Upload your portfolio of work, qualifications and experience to attract the best employers and jobs.

Submit professional bids and upload supporting documents to make compelling and competitive bids for work.

Maximise earning opportunities by assigning categories to your profile.

You will then receive an email notification when a task within your category is posted on Shareplant Freelance.

Our initial free plan allows users to assign one category only. To increase your category allowance please upgrade your plan. View Plans

Not sure how to upgrade? Click here to follow our simple tutorial.

Our initial plan is free although it does not allow freelancers to post services. Please upgrade your plan for access to our services feature.

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Could Shareplant Freelance Work for You?

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