Protect your business. Support the self-employed.

For less than 26p a day

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

Join 16,000 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.

*Conditions apply

Representing the self-employed in

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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. 

 

 
IPSE membership

Essentials
£8.50

Pay monthly
Or £90/annum

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


✓ IPSE Tax and legal helplines


✓ IPSE Partner Offers 


✓ Discounted business insurance


 

Join Essentials
 
IPSE membership

Standard
£21

Monthly instalments
Or £225/annum

Everything in Essentials plus more business cover, including:


✓ Up to £750 contract failure cover


Tax Investigation Cover


✓ Access to IPSE Group Pension


 

Join Standard
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IPSE membership

Plus
£30.50

Monthly instalments
Or £325/annum

IPSE's full suite of protection and support


✓ Up to £5k Jury Service cover


✓ Up to £100k Tax Investigation Indemnity 


✓ Up to £2k Illness and Injury Cover


 

Join Plus

 

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

Get rewarded from only £8.50 a month

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Protect yourself

Peace of mind

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

✓ IPSE Tax Pre dispute cover

✓ IPSE Tax Investigation cover

✓ End client, umbrella and agency default cover

✓ IPSE Contract Failure

✓ IPSE Illness and Injury cover

✓ IPSE Jury Service cover

✓ Discounted Business Insurance

✓ IPSE Group Pension

✓ IPSE Life Assurance

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Grow your business

Be your own boss

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. 
 

✓ IPSE Tax and Legal helplines

✓ IPSE Rewards: with thousands of money saving offers

✓ IPSE Partner Offers

✓ IPSE Contract Review Service

✓ IPSE Templates and Guides

✓ IPSE Magazines and Newsletters

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Campaigning

Shaping the future of self-employment

We're ensuring 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, Parliament 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

Like-minded professionals

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.
 

✓ Webinars

✓ Online networking events

✓ Private LinkedIn group

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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

 

FAQs 

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.

See IPSE Rewards

 

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.

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