IPSE announces an incredible shortlist for the Freelancer Awards 2021

We’re pleased to announce the shortlist for the IPSE Freelancer Awards 2021 today, after receiving an unprecedented number of applications this year. Congratulations to those who have been shortlisted! View the list of fantastic people and projects on this year's shortlist here or by clicking on any of the images below.

Outstanding Freelancer Award

Outstanding freelancer finalists

Young Freelancer Award

Young freelancer finalists

Freelancing Project Award

Freelancing project finalists

New Freelancer Award

New freelancer finalists

Collaboration Award

Collaboration finalists

Wellbeing Award

Wellbeing finalists

Best Self-Employed Supplier Award

Supplier finalists

Covid-19 Success Story of the Year

Covid success story finalists

The winners for each category will be announced on 14 October 2021 at the Awards Ceremony, in London.

Thank you to our sponsors CMME, Gigged.AI, GoSimpleTax, Markel, Mazuma, and Wedo for their support.

IPSE Awards sponsors 2021

IPSE Freelancer Awards

Meet the judges and finalists for this year's IPSE Freelancer Awards. The winners will be announced at the IPSE Awards Ceremony on Thursday 14 October at the Kings Place in the heart of London.

Freelancer Awards


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