Henrietta Mehlis is SMartDe consultant for freelancers. As a co-operative, SMartDe assists freelancers by taking over the majority of their administrative tasks and duties. Beyond that, members benefit from payment guarantees, expert consultation, and networking, as well as access to social security including health, care, pension, and unemployment insurance.
Based on the principles of shared economy and solidarity, SMart fosters a new type of working and collaborating. The SMartDe co-operative is part of a European network in nine countries that aims to improve the working conditions of freelancers.