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Your Discounted IPSE Membership through Brookson Limited

IPSE, the Association of Independent Professional and the Self-Employed, is the membership body supporting contractors, independent professionals and freelancers, enabling them to succeed in business.

IPSE membership entitles you to a myriad of direct benefits which will defend and protect your business and also gives you access to dozens of member-only offers, many of which can save you hundreds of pounds a year.

As a client of Brookson Limited you are entitled to 15% off IPSE Membership. You can read more about our benefits by clicking the tabs to the right, or sign up for your IPSE membership below. 

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IPSE membership offers peace of mind: we’ll defend and protect your business, meaning that you’re able to focus on running it without worry.IPSE Standard Members can make the most of:

  • Free tax and legal helplines
  • Specialists to defend you in a tax investigation at no cost
  • Debt recovery - special member rate

On top of this IPSE Plus Members receive business interruption support including:

  • £5000 life assurance cover at no charge
  • Up to £1000 if an agency breaks contract
  • Up to £10000 compensation for failed payments
  • Up to £2000 if you are ill/injured for 3 weeks or more
  • Up to £500 per day compensation for tax compliance meetings

IPSE Advantages’ scheme offers thousands of consumer discounts on items such as Apple products, Dell & HP hardware, software, gym memberships, and cash back at a variety of stores such as Dixons, PC World and Sainsbury’s.

IPSE Advantages offers the widest choice of voucher, card and SMS offers on the market with over 2000 offers, meaning you can save hundreds of pounds each year!

IPSE members can make the most of:

  • Access to IPSE Advantages, a consumer discount site, giving you the opportunity to save hundreds of pounds on household brands like Apple and Dell

We offer you the resources you need to make working as an independent professional that little bit easier for you.

IPSE members can make the most of:

  • Guides to - Freelancing, Retirement Savings, Mortgages, Agency Conduct Regulations and more
  • Toolkits with business templates, client contracts and more
  • IPSE Magazine – our bi-monthly magazine with news, views, hints and tips for independent contractors

IPSE lobbies for you to make sure your voice is heard both in government and across industry.

We are proud to represent you. Our core issues include:

  • IR35
  • Creating a simpler, fairer tax system for the self-employed
  • Ending the scourge of late payment
  • Building an infrastructure fit for the new economy 

It is our core belief that our way of working should be supported, promoted and encouraged not just in the UK, but across Europe too, where we represent you through EFIP – the European Forum of Independent Professionals.

IPSE Futures helps you plan for tomorrow and leads you to financial independence by giving you the opportunity to take advantage of group rates for a variety of flexible benefits. Members can join pension, life assurance and private medical insurance schemes, usually at a fraction of the cost you would pay as an individual.

With IPSE Futures you can get group rates on

  • A pension scheme with a negotiated charge of 0.43%
  • Life assurance starting at just £2.80 a month
  • Private medical insurance

Working for yourself should be made as easy as it can be. We bring you services to make your life easier and save you money at the same time.

IPSE members can make the most of:

  • Discounted contract review service
  • Access to IPSE Approved Accountancy services
  • Specially negotiated Professional Indemnity Insurance rates 
  • Access to Club Workspace workhubs across London, with one day a week free and discounted rates for additional use
  • NearDesk flexible workspace membership (worth £20) with special offers at selected regional spaces
  • Priority access to HiredByMe, a tool which allows you to gather and share full, honest assessments from past clients 

We offer opportunities for you to develop as an independent professional so you can become the best at what you do.

IPSE Standard and Plus members can make the most of:

  • Events across the UK on subjects from tax to negotiating rates
  • Webinars on subjects writing the best CV to using Social media for marketing
  • Access to discounted classroom and online training, often with certification or CPD points (coming soon)

 On top of this IPSE Plus Members also receive:

  • 24/7 access to Virtual Ashridge – providing a wide range of online business resources to learn new skills and improve existing ones