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IPSE’s Policy and External Affairs Adviser, Jordan Marshall, emphasises the need to eradicate late payment.

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. 
 
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.
 
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01/02/2015 11:21
'#Freelancers are 'cautiously optimistic' about the future' via @Shout99Ltd http://t.co/hYHMO3ZBzi
31/01/2015 12:18
RT @robdgill: More and more enquiries from contractors and the self-employed. Very glad of our affiliate status with @teamIPSE
31/01/2015 11:36
RT @CXCGlobal: IT and Engineering Contractor Opportunities Grow As Skills Shortages Worsen http://t.co/z2zNzvpkN5 via @teamIPSE @CXCGlobalUK
31/01/2015 10:54
RT @itcontracting: Contractors' prospects set to plateau in 2015 http://t.co/sUeKB89Ubj @teamIPSE
31/01/2015 10:51
'(IPSE) Research shows #freelancers cautiously optimistic about 2015 prospects' via @RecruitmentIntl http://t.co/TcgCntMQSA
31/01/2015 10:12
'Increase in freelancing work predicted for 2015 yet freelancers remain only partly optimistic' via @is4profit http://t.co/M6N6rJUyIZ
31/01/2015 09:30
'Contractors' prospects set to plateau in 2015' via @itcontracting http://t.co/etIm9aq84b
30/01/2015 18:30
Contracting: should you go direct, or through a recruitment agency? What are your thoughts? via @TeamCrunch http://t.co/40MtQO7yP4
30/01/2015 17:26
'Freelancers’ prospects set to plateau in 2015' via Freelance UK http://t.co/GoTRb7FAcn
30/01/2015 16:45
@EvansGeorge @jamie_ipse Time will tell.
30/01/2015 16:30
@SharonGChiara Thanks for following us Sharon. Great to have you on board! #FF
30/01/2015 16:30
RT @philipwitter: @teamIPSE no probs. We are experiencing the same situation here in Ireland as demand for IT professionals continues to ou…
30/01/2015 16:29
@EvansGeorge Good luck with that George. Great to see the discussion on 'self belief against all odds' has worked on you. ;)
30/01/2015 16:22
'(IPSE) Research reveals UK #freelancers cautiously confident about 2015 business prospects' via @startupstowers http://t.co/G9jPSUbquJ
30/01/2015 15:18
Listen to our CEO @cjbryce's interview with @cummingsradio on BBC Gloucestershire. Listen now: http://t.co/zUmeoiCKXv #selfemployed
30/01/2015 15:11
The office #GeneralElection predictions are in. Lots of debate between the team and there can only be one winner. (probably me! - Jamie)
30/01/2015 15:09
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@jamesrbrookson Thanks for the RT, James.
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30/01/2015 15:07
@ClassicVenueS No problem. Yes of course, we will. @EvansGeorge is the man to speak to!
30/01/2015 15:07
@kevingreenrec Thanks for sharing Kevin.
30/01/2015 15:06
@SandyHireRight Thanks for RT'ing, Sandy.
30/01/2015 15:06
@philipwitter Thanks for the RT Philip!
30/01/2015 15:06
@fabio_rosati Thanks for sharing Fabio!
30/01/2015 15:05
RT @fabio_rosati: UK appoints a “#freelance tsar” - a smart move by @David_Cameron in the UK @MPDavidMorris @teamIPSE https://t.co/k3Al6Fck
30/01/2015 14:14
'Contracting skills shortages worsen, as IT and engineering opportunities grow' via @ContractorCalc http://t.co/acPm01TKCk
30/01/2015 11:57
Our CEO @cjbryce was interviewed by @cummingsradio BBC Gloucestershire this morning about #Freelancing. Listen now: http://t.co/zUmeoiCKXv
30/01/2015 11:43
@MomentumSocial We have a range of membership benefits for our members: https://t.co/r12jjzBznQ and we also lobby on behalf of our members.
30/01/2015 11:42
@MomentumSocial Made up of freelancers, consultants, contractors...
30/01/2015 11:42
@MomentumSocial We're the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed. With around 22k members...
30/01/2015 11:40
@AdrianStewart2 Always! :)
30/01/2015 11:34
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