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Having just celebrated New Year contractors’ are reminded that another New Year is just around the corner. 6 April 2015 welcomes in the 2015/2016 ta

New research published today shows freelancers are cautiously optimistic about the year ahead, believing the number of contracts available will grow, but revenue will remain the same. 
 

IPSE is reviewing its membership offering and obtaining feedback from our members is vital to this process. We would appreciate your taking the time to complete the following survey - it will take approximately just ten minutes to complete.

Things are moving fast in Greece.
We all knew the Scottish question wouldn’t be settled by a ‘No’ vote in September last year, and a resurgent SNP is certainly flexing its muscles in a bid for greater powers in Holyrood, writes Jordan Marshall, Policy and External Affairs Adviser at IPSE.
 

When it comes to finances, we all like to know how much money we have, where it’s being invested and that it’s being kept safe.

Often overlooked, one of the toughest tasks you face being self-employed is structuring your finances, writes Christopher Oxley, business

Following Government proposals to increase court fees for small businesses chasing late payment, IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, has said a small business conciliation service is more important than ever to help microbusinesses avoid lengthy and costly
According to IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics show self-employment is “here to stay” and argues the UK’s smallest businesses should be at the top of the political agenda.
 
The quality of the UK’s physical and digital infrastructure has been called into question in recent weeks, from the blame game over where responsibility lies for the disruptions in ra
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28/01/2015 18:30
How are daily IT rates faring in 2015? See the results via @itcontracting http://t.co/Zw4rXMu6kZ #contractor #IT
28/01/2015 17:50
Join @matt_craven in 1 hr (7pm) for his webinar on 'How to Write a High-Impact CV'. Reserve your seat now: http://t.co/oMMCVVOvfP
28/01/2015 17:29
@redkiteyoga Oh great! We're (of course) big @shipsandpigs fans!
28/01/2015 17:26
'‘We’re all going on a co-working holiday’ – workaholics welcome'. Would you go? via @guardian http://t.co/hLoXp4Q93r #entrepreneur
28/01/2015 17:23
@shipsandpigs We hope so too! ;)
28/01/2015 17:23
RT @shipsandpigs: I hope Hull is braced and ready for @teamIPSE tomorrow.
28/01/2015 17:23
@redkiteyoga Thanks for the follow!
28/01/2015 16:57
@CaunceOHara Thanks for RT'ing!
28/01/2015 16:54
@SpringGill And thanks for following us back ;)
28/01/2015 16:53
@SpringGill Thanks for the RT Gill!
28/01/2015 16:53
@Rentadesker Thanks for the RT guys!
28/01/2015 16:52
@AdrianStewart2 Thanks for the RT's Adrian!
28/01/2015 16:52
@TonyRobinsonOBE Thanks for all your RT's today Tony! :)
28/01/2015 16:52
@PayBoosterUK You too! :)
28/01/2015 16:22
'Diageo attacked for 90-day supplier payments' via @thetimes http://t.co/3vVrXJTI3x #latepayment
28/01/2015 15:35
Need help writing your #CV? Join @matt_craven's webinar tonight, 7pm: http://t.co/oMMCVVOvfP #CVwriting #Freelancer
28/01/2015 15:31
@bennettbrooks Thanks for sharing guys!
28/01/2015 15:30
@AskBrookson Thanks for RT'ing guys! Great article btw.
28/01/2015 15:30
@LutechHannah Thanks for the RT Hannah!
28/01/2015 15:29
@neilspellings Thanks for the RT Neil!
28/01/2015 15:18
'Bidding wars are back as the skills shortage pushes up pay in the City' via @CityAM http://t.co/W0L7MUO4s5 #London
28/01/2015 14:50
'10 New Year Tax Planning tips for Limited Company contractors' via @AskBrookson http://t.co/EHT6nq67l7 http://t.co/X3Lar57hXp
28/01/2015 14:34
@OutsauceUK Thanks for the RT! :)
28/01/2015 14:34
@LSS_Group Thanks for following us guys.
28/01/2015 14:14
'Scotland's #creative economy shrinks as #London sucks out talent' via @Telegraph What do you think is causing this? http://t.co/sGxVqoXgWm
28/01/2015 13:52
@TOYO_LTD Thanks for following.
28/01/2015 13:50
Help shape IPSE's membership with a chance to win an #iPad! Take this short survey: http://t.co/g1DanwrDYZ
28/01/2015 13:29
@PayBoosterUK Thanks for following us!
28/01/2015 13:28
@EwelinasEvents Thanks for following us Ewelina.
28/01/2015 13:20
28/01/2015 13:02
#PressRelease: 'Research shows #freelancers cautiously optimistic about 2015 prospects' by @SuneetaIPSE http://t.co/4upVLpurRf
28/01/2015 12:35
Use your competitors to grow your #business - but do you know who they are? http://t.co/P9PQo5Zuvy #freelance #contractor
28/01/2015 12:24
@cookandpartners Thanks for following us guys!
28/01/2015 12:24
28/01/2015 12:23
RT @TeamCrunch: Contracting: Should you go direct or through a recruitment agency? @nickchef88 investigates http://t.co/8Ir8iGvaDD http://t…
28/01/2015 12:21
@ISMM_UK Thanks for following us!
28/01/2015 11:57
.@nickchef88 interviewed our Senior Public Affairs Manager @AndyIPSE http://t.co/WmiWXBzzvH
28/01/2015 11:25
'How to Write a High-Impact CV' #webinar tonight @ 7pm w/ @matt_craven! Book now: http://t.co/oMMCVVOvfP #CVwriting #Freelancer
28/01/2015 11:05
RT @matt_craven: @teamIPSE Thanks @teamIPSE, looking forward to talking through some CV and LinkedIn techniques that will help contractors …
28/01/2015 11:05
@shipsandpigs Thanks for the RT Rebecca!
28/01/2015 11:03
@nickchef88 @AndyIPSE Great video! :)
28/01/2015 11:03
RT @nickchef88: Government could do more for the #selfemployed - I interviewed @AndyIPSE on his policy work for @teamIPSE -http://t.co/JVRD
28/01/2015 10:53
'Late payment solution unlikely unless new laws are passed' via @ContractorCalc http://t.co/jlDqae7vci #freelancer #contractor #latepayment
28/01/2015 10:37
@matt_craven Thanks for the RT Matt. Look forward to the #webinar tonight!
28/01/2015 10:36
@SimonMcVicker Some great pictures of the @PubAffairs meet the other day! ;) http://t.co/bg3E8ePkTL
28/01/2015 10:35
@PubAffairs Some great pictures. Thanks for sharing!
28/01/2015 10:35
RT @PubAffairs: Photos from the January #PubAffairs Freelance Networking Event supported by @teamIPSE available on our website --> http://t…
28/01/2015 10:17
@TheCaFePortal Thank you for sharing this! @matt_craven
28/01/2015 09:52
Do you fly for business? 'The world’s in-flight Wi-Fi offerings, ranked' via @qz http://t.co/RuQ23iRH3E #freelance
28/01/2015 09:49
Join our #webinar tonight, 7pm w/ @matt_craven on 'How to Write a High-Impact #CV'! Reserve your ticket now: http://t.co/oMMCVVOvfP