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Tackling late payments as a contractor

It's a story that contractors and freelancers are all too familiar with: you complete your contract, you send your invoice, wait for payment, and then nothing. The payment deadline comes and goes, and the money still isn’t in your bank account.

Tax-deductible expenses

If you are self-employed, you are running a micro-business. Businesses incur costs: you pay for things which are vital to the running of that business. In the case of freelancers, these can be different to a typical business.

Ready, steady, bake

When you think of the words brioche and protein treats, doughnuts are not something that comes to mind for most people. But this is the very foundation of David Ferguson’s business, Be Right Bake.

Funding the dream

Do you have an idea you can't stop thinking about? A nascent business, a venture you're determined to pursue, or a passion project you can't let go of?

Top tips on saving

The market is awash with jargon and there are so many different accounts, ISAs and stocks to look at – it can be confusing. My Money has put together the basics of what is on offer.

Financial benefits of being an IPSE member

All of a sudden, where you had an accounts or HR department to sort your taxes and pensions, you now are responsible for it. This can be overwhelming at the best of times and is why IPSE has introduced a range of membership benefits over the years that aim to take away this burden, and help its members save money.