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IPSE: “Labour worker rights plans fail to grasp the nettle of employment status”

IPSE responds to Labour's proposal to replace existing employment status definitions with a single "worker" status for all but the genuinely self-employed.

IPSE research: “Remarkable recovery” in freelance earnings and confidence to pre-pandemic levels

New research by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) and PeoplePerHour shows freelancers’ earnings and confidence in the economy saw a “remarkable recovery” to pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter of 2021.

IPSE: Like many others, Gary Lineker “being targeted because of needlessly and damagingly complex IR35 tax rules”

Gary Lineker is involved in the biggest-ever IR35 case. IPSE said the footballer is being targeted, like many others, because of the “needlessly and damagingly complex IR35 tax rules”.

IPSE freelancer research reveals “the business case for holiday”

Taking time off improves freelancers’ work performance, a new study from IPSE has found.

Record self-employment powered by female freelancers

IPSE is calling on government to take action to support the self-employed, after new figures show a record high of people working for themselves.

IPSE: British innovation under threat from new tax rules

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) warns today that the proposed changes to off-payroll tax rules in the draft finance bill could seriously damage British innovation while creating a form of second-class employment.

Fiverr sponsors National Freelancers Day 2019

Fiverr, a platform that connects businesses with freelancers offering digital services, has joined as a sponsor of National Freelancers Day 2019, IPSE announced today.

Cashplus joins as sponsor of National Freelancers Day 2019

Specialist payment and banking provider Cashplus has joined as sponsor of National Freelancers Day 2019, IPSE has announced.