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IPSE announces flexible benefits for the self-employed
IPSE, The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed, has today launched IPSE Futures – the organisation’s very own member benefit scheme designed with the UK’s 4.5million self-employed people in mind.
 

What impact will the general election have on the housing market?

For many women freelancers, trying to juggle work with other commitments is tricky. This is certainly not helped by the raw deal they get in relation to maternity pay.

IPSE Westminster Policy Team Twitter chat, #ipseGE15

On Thursday 30th April, 12-1pm the IPSE Policy team held a Twitter chat around the general election 2015, using the hashtag #ipseGE15 via the @IPSEwestminster Twitter account.

The voting period for the Consultative Council Election is now open - don't miss out on the chance to have your say and ensure your sector is represented!

IPSE has teamed up with leading construction contract and payroll providers Hudson Contract, to represent the growing number of self-employed people working in UK construction.

IPSE's Economic Policy Adviser, Lorence Nye, takes a look at today's GDP figures showing a decline in growth ahead of the election.
 
IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, has today welcomed the Conservative Party’s commitment to review how the self employed can access maternity pay, pensions and mortgages.
 

One of the downsides of breaking away from the 9-5 lull is pushing yourself to stay motivated and on top of your work at home. Of course the pile of bills and empty fridge is motivation enough, but sometimes we all need little tips and tricks to get our mind-set and productivity back on track. Here’s a few helping hints on what you can do to kick start your get-up-and-go.

Jordan Marshall, Policy & External Affairs Adviser at IPSE, takes a look at the latest report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies analysing the economic policies from the key political parties ahead of the general election.
 
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03/05/2015 16:30
IPSE stands up for small scale supermarket suppliers - http://t.co/n5dGu0FGEl By @AndyIPSE http://t.co/R0MmgJPvk7
03/05/2015 14:25
Voting for the IPSE Consultative Council Election is now open! Help shape IPSE's future: https://t.co/XuLEirqtqu http://t.co/x3qBT0R0gZ
03/05/2015 13:18
Women's #Freelance Network: How to Keep Motivated at Home. http://t.co/fRATApoE88 http://t.co/EarGeAj3Pr
03/05/2015 12:13
03/05/2015 10:31
.@TheIFS finds fault with #economic plans of main parties - http://t.co/XoxKrEa47V By @JordanIPSE #GE2015 http://t.co/d8WFerWeBb
02/05/2015 16:30
02/05/2015 15:26
Please welcome the 'Women's #Freelance Blog' - http://t.co/BJA1jNKEIz http://t.co/ezwUqPPZbv
02/05/2015 14:22
Independent Professional numbers hit 1.88 million. By @SuneetaIPSE . http://t.co/rw2cyidUdt http://t.co/R5djGBXUKN
02/05/2015 13:18
The IPSE Manifesto for Scotland - #Selfemployed challenge Scotland's politicians. http://t.co/Fgx0ZvElJA http://t.co/M85KJWpeEp
02/05/2015 12:31
Are you a #freelancer or #selfemployed? You too can save for the future with IPSE Futures: https://t.co/AnWQIiHg5N http://t.co/Lp6dXITQyu
02/05/2015 12:13
Accountancy Workshop: Making the Most of your Earnings. http://t.co/zWi4vMq7pP By @AskBrookson http://t.co/jH6pK660iV
02/05/2015 10:31
IPSE announces flexible benefits for the #selfemployed: http://t.co/7LWeyDUpXA http://t.co/rOaAHhGC9x
01/05/2015 18:30
Droves of digital firms waiting on #EU #VAT rule exemption. http://t.co/xXpTunW6Qx Via @itcontracting #VATMOSS #VATMESS
01/05/2015 17:26
#Contractor protection ‘time-bomb’ threat grows, create by rapid structural growth. http://t.co/nsB3XI5tW6 Via @ContractorCalc
01/05/2015 16:22
The best cities for #tech #jobs - Forget London! http://t.co/6eswpv5CwP http://t.co/ktkwg3Wcv2
01/05/2015 16:16
01/05/2015 15:27
RT @KingsbridgeProf: @teamIPSE Hi guys, would you mind sharing our latest piece on offset mortgages for #contractors? http://t.co/6rajW396
01/05/2015 15:18
'We sell millions on @Amazon' #entrepreneurs proving it's possible to make good money f/ home http://t.co/fMWPjPsGBJ http://t.co/XjYJnNd4Ds
01/05/2015 14:14
The @IPSEwestminster #ipseGE15 Twitter chat went very well. Thank you to all you joined in. Here's the @Storify - http://t.co/KpRhp0UcVY
01/05/2015 13:10
Voting for the IPSE Consultative Council Election is now open! Help to shape IPSE's future: https://t.co/XuLEirqtqu http://t.co/hxC0R9Hwxa
01/05/2015 10:28
Thank you for sharing & joing @lordlancaster. It was a great discussion! @Storify here: http://t.co/KpRhp0UcVY https://t.co/MYmyk9NFCR
01/05/2015 10:27
Fantastic to hear @eddiejaoude we look forward to hosting the next event! https://t.co/6BkjaZGhXi
01/05/2015 09:30
@eddiejaoude Thanks for sharing Eddie. Hope you had a great evening. #IR35
01/05/2015 09:29
Thank you to all who attended last night in Guildford. #IR35 https://t.co/UgybpYOwR8
30/04/2015 12:14
RT @IPSEwestminster: Q2. A 2nd Hung Parliament in a row looks likely. Is coalition politics here to stay & how does that affect your busine…
30/04/2015 12:08
RT @AndyIPSE: @Cnuneen @IPSEwestminster (Q1) agree totally! The focus should be on how to support self-employed, NOT just on how to tax th…
30/04/2015 12:01
RT @IPSEwestminster: Q1. Has self-employment got the recognition it deserves in the election campaign? #ipseGE15
30/04/2015 11:55
RT @IPSEwestminster: The #ipseGE15 chat will begin in 5 minutes. Please use the hashtag & add the question number before each answer (i.e. …
30/04/2015 11:50
RT @IPSEwestminster: The #ipseGE15 chat will begin in 10 minutes. Please use the hashtag & add the question number before each answer (i.e.…
30/04/2015 11:46
RT @IPSEwestminster: The #ipseGE15 chat will begin in 15 minutes. Please use the hashtag & add the question number before each answer (i.e.…
30/04/2015 09:59
The #ipseGE15 Twitter chat is TODAY! Head over to @IPSEwestminster from 12-1pm & join in! http://t.co/n9yVRY7vO9 http://t.co/Wj3X0q8dzA
30/04/2015 08:35
@netwkfreelance Thanks for your RT's!
30/04/2015 08:33
IPSE's Consultative Council voting, IPSE's Policy Chat, GDP figures decline in growth ahead of the election... - http://t.co/TW6WMFgWsq
29/04/2015 13:10
.@David_Cameron vows to help one man bands. http://t.co/PykQtoba7Q Via @itcontracting #selfemployed http://t.co/yoFHYE5q3W
29/04/2015 12:42
RT @parasolgroup: Contracting careers: some mothers do 'ave 'em http://t.co/kJNw6Dd66s - @teamIPSE http://t.co/nIlHfcH029
29/04/2015 12:06
How to save money in your #SmallBiz – expert #tips. http://t.co/wLwnn3dMKI http://t.co/dTY8m5KXj2
29/04/2015 11:56
@LibertyBishop Thanks for sharing!
29/04/2015 11:56
29/04/2015 09:13
RT @SimonMcVicker: Looking forward to @IPSEwestminster twitter chat on the General Election, Thursday 30 April @12 noon #ipseGE15 - expecti…
29/04/2015 08:49
@LifeOnEdgeBlog Thanks for RTing Scott.
29/04/2015 08:48
@shipsandpigs Thanks Rebecca. Will check it out :)
28/04/2015 17:26
Richard Branson's #PitchToRich: Hull couple need your vote for 'flash education'. http://t.co/BIS7zaJ9T8 http://t.co/3HLpI55EiZ
28/04/2015 16:28
@Sinjy Thanks for sharing David.
28/04/2015 16:28
@RichyGray Thanks for sharing Richard.
28/04/2015 16:28
@shipsandpigs Thanks Rebecca :D
28/04/2015 16:28
@SimonPittam Thanks for sharing Simon.
28/04/2015 16:28
@sobananapenguin Thanks for sharing Rich.
28/04/2015 16:27
@EEPaul Thanks for sharing Paul, much appreciated.