Guides

Working for yourself presents significant challenges – whether you’re just dipping your toes into freelancing or have been at it for 30 years. Our comprehensive Guide to Freelancing is a valuable resource whatever stage you’re at, with expert advice on everything from setting up your business, managing the books, paying the taxman to handling your workload and risk prevention.

More tailored guides are available for IPSE members on a whole host of issues. With simple manuals on topics such as IR35, mortgages, retirement savings and much more besides, IPSE provides a one-stop-shop for independent professionals looking to overcome tricky hurdles and grow their business.

Contract templates & Budget analysis

IPSE provides practical tools for those looking to work and get on in the freelancing world. Contract templates for those directly engaging with a client or working through an agency are available for members. Confidentiality Agreement and Letters of Engagement templates will also prove useful for independent professionals looking to simplify contract arrangements. Our Budget analysis will also help you keep up-to-date with the latest policy changes affecting your business – from IR35 reforms to changes to the rules around travel and subsistence expenses.