Protect your business. Support the self-employed.

For less than 27p a day

IPSE is the UK's only not-for-profit membership organisation for the self-employed.

Join 13,500 other freelancers, contractors, consultants, independent professionals and interims as a full member of IPSE. Our market-leading membership can help you in any stage of your career, from side-hustle to a full-scale operation.

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Here for you

An IPSE membership offers you access to tax and legal helplines to calm any worrying thoughts, as well as wellbeing services through our partners. We also offer events, awards and networking opportunities so you never feel alone.

Here for your business

We want to see your business succeed. An IPSE membership offers you up to £10,000* in cover if a client, umbrella company or agency goes into administration. Membership also offers tax investigation cover and so much more.

Here for the self-employed

We work tirelessly behind the scenes for you and every self-employed business, such as successfully campaigning for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

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Our three membership plans have been designed by the self-employed, for the self-employed.
With the right protection for your business, you can focus on what you do best.




Pay monthly
Or £95/annum

Access tools for business growth plus money-saving offers and wellbeing services.

✓ IPSE tax and legal helplines

✓ IPSE partner offers

Discounted business insurance

And much more...


Join Essentials




Pay monthly
Or £230/annum

Everything in Essentials plus more business cover, including:

✓ Up to £750 contract failure cover

✓ Tax investigation cover

✓ Access to IPSE group pension

And much more...


Join Standard




Pay monthly
Or £330/annum

Get access to IPSE's full suite of protection and support

✓ Up to £5k jury service cover

✓ Up to £100k tax investigation cover

✓ Up to £2k illness and injury cover

And much more...


Join Plus


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IPSE members have redeemed
over £138,000 in discounts.

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Protect yourself

IPSE protects its members with a range of essential benefits, from tax investigation cover to illness and injury cover.

  • Cover against HMRC tax investigations
  • Compensation for contract failure
  • Cover for jury service
  • And much more...
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Grow your business

To help our members' self-employed businesses thrive, we have a huge resource centre, dedicated events, and a benefit platform to rival any large corporation.

  • Access to IPSE tax and legal helplines
  • Thousands of money-saving offers
  • Access to all IPSE templates and guides
  • Get the latest freelance news through the IPSE Newsletters
  • And much more...
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We ensure politicians recognise the importance of the self-employed community by highlighting their need for flexibility and freedom, and their overwhelming contribution to the UK economy.

Campaigns: Our Policy and External Affairs team work with government and right across the political landscape to make the UK a fairer place to be freelance or self-employed.

Research: Our Research team works to shed light on the reality of self-employment in the UK. With surveys and reports, they help us understand your needs and interests so we can champion them in government and across the business landscape.

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Join a community

When you join IPSE, you join a supportive community of people who have chosen to be their own boss, just like you. Events, forums and our online groups all help you get to know other IPSE members from a range of industries.

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Last year IPSE members claimed
over £180,000 through IPSE insurances.

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What our members say


"As an IPSE Plus member I rest easy knowing that support is just a phone call away. The tax and legal helplines have solved quite a few issues for me over the years, they have saved me a lot of pain and even got me a VAT refund!"

Tim Bradburn
Blue Cricket, Founder


"IPSE gives freelancers the support they need to thrive in today's market. For me, the best part of IPSE membership is attending the organised events as I always learn something new and make useful connections."

Luke Nicholson
Improve Your Accent, Founder


"Being a member of IPSE has plugged me into a fantastic array of resources that I wouldn't be able to access otherwise. I've also been given access to really useful perks normally only available to full-time employees."

Iona Bain
The Young Money Blog, Founder



Am I covered against the Coronavirus pandemic?

With effect from 16 March 2021, please note that we are unable to cover any claim for any loss that is caused by or arises in any way from Coronavirus (COVID-19), severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a mutation or variation of SARS-CoV-2 or a threat, fear or likelihood of infection with any of the above.  

What's included in Money Saving Offers?

By joining IPSE membership you'll get access to IPSE's Rewards platform through Perkbox, which features discounts on supermarkets, latest tech, holidays and enetertainment - with a few free coffees too! Last year IPSE members saved over a million pounds using IPSE Rewards.

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That's not all! We also source the best-fit partners for your business - see some of our latest offers through our trusted network.

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More questions?

If you have more questions about IPSE Membership, please check out our FAQ page, email us at [email protected] or call us at 020 8897 9970.