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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
IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, has today supported calls from business groups, the FSB and IoD, to put an end to the scandal of late payment.
 
Simon McVicker, Director of Policy and External Affairs at IPSE, said:

So you work in the UK, live in the UK & are paid in respect of the work you do in the UK. Why then would a contractor think that they could get away without paying tax in the UK?

The New Year has brought little cheer for the UK’s microbusinesses, with a change in the way VAT works a nightmare for many, writes Jordan Marshall, Policy and External Affairs Adv

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26/01/2015 18:30
'Rise in second jobs makes UK a nation of grafters' via @FT http://t.co/Kv5mEwb7n1
26/01/2015 17:26
'Productivity figures raise worries over UK economy' via @FT http://t.co/KLCYdcBNIy #Britain #Economy
26/01/2015 16:22
'Getting sacked is road to bliss' - #Freelancers work an average 38 hours p/w & a median wage of £43k! http://t.co/h0VAorXBWj #contractor
26/01/2015 15:38
New blog from @BenIPSE - 'Greek elections send shockwave through Eurozone http://t.co/QFAh1q5pmi
26/01/2015 15:18
'David Cameron to renew pledge to cut taxes' via @FT http://t.co/gZSVuvfnuE #UK #Tax
26/01/2015 14:14
'Self-employed; we like it that way' - 4.5 million #selfemployed in the UK! via @SundayTimesNews http://t.co/TbYC33xvJX #enterprisebritain
26/01/2015 12:50
'Contractors face 'major' hike in commercial court fees' via @itcontracting http://t.co/ygHjZkjUBA #IPSE #SME #Contractors #Freelancers
26/01/2015 12:42
RT @CU_Ltd: IPSE responds to criticism against council’s spending on contractors | Contractor Umbrella: http://t.co/a5tzpszhZ3
26/01/2015 12:33
RT @locumsumbrella: Latest ONS stats shows "self-employment is here to say" http://t.co/Oae8bWDdmx #selfemployed
26/01/2015 11:57
'Plan to boost number of GPs' via @FT http://t.co/oKi6lMId5X #healthcare #UK #doctors #GP
26/01/2015 11:20
'South: Self employment is here to stay, says IPSE' via @TheBusinessMag http://t.co/zJhd2VChSb #Freelancers #Contractors #UK #IPSE
26/01/2015 10:21
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26/01/2015 09:49
'George Osborne warns against post-election spending rise in UK' via @FT http://t.co/BgX7K41M7M #UK #election
26/01/2015 09:03
RT @FMoneybox: We've received some great feedback from the #FreelancerMoneyBox event. @teamIPSE @TeamCrunch @ContractorMortg http://t.co/4O
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26/01/2015 09:00
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RT @TheBusinessMag: South: Self employment is here to stay, says @teamIPSE - http://t.co/XeGiK5PEb7 #south
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23/01/2015 15:20
'Scotland showcases shift in British politics' via @JordanIPSE http://t.co/GGnMxJnxtU #selfemployed #freelance
23/01/2015 15:18
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23/01/2015 11:19
Would you be interested in a peer-to-peer lending scheme for your small business? http://t.co/WHkyn8bDFr @guardian #loan #SME #RBS
23/01/2015 10:57
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23/01/2015 10:53
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