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IPSE research: Freelancer average earnings drop to lowest level on record because of coronavirus pandemic

A long view of IPSE's Confidence Index shows the deep impact of the pandemic on earnings and confidence in the freelance sector.

IPSE: Government-led chaos hits freelancers

IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows freelancers are being hit by a double whammy of Brexit uncertainty and government tax policy.

No-deal vote welcome, but self-employed need real certainty on Brexit

IPSE has welcomed Parliament's opposition to a no-deal Brexit, but warned more certainty is needed for the self-employed and all businesses.

Spring Statement: Hammond bullish amid Brexit chaos

IPSE's Ryan Barnett on Philip Hammond's Spring Statement and what it could mean for the self-employed

IPSE: ‘Myopic’ IR35 extension will ‘hamstring’ UK businesses

IPSE responds to the government consultation on IR35 private sector reforms warning they will hamstring freelancers and businesses in already turbulent times.

Boost for freelancers despite Brexit crash in confidence

IPSE's latest freelancer Confidence Index shows that despite record low levels of confidence in the economy, freelancers experienced a pay boom in the last quarter of 2018.

Economic forecasts: Carney’s doom clouds over the Channel

IPSE's Ryan Barnett on the Bank of England's "Super Thursday" and what it means for you.

No-deal Brexit: how it could affect you

IPSE's guide to how a no-deal exit from the European Union would be likely to affect the UK's freelancers and self-employed.