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As furlough and SEISS close, IPSE warns “for freelancers the consequences of the pandemic will be felt for years to come”

As furlough and SEISS come to a close, IPSE warns excluded freelancers are still mired in debt.

Bounce Back Loans: A guide for sole traders and company directors

IPSE's guide to the government's Bounce Back Loan Scheme: what the BBLS was, key features of the scheme, repayment of the loan and more.

How IPSE membership protects your SEISS and furlough claims

HMRC is trying to claw back money from SEISS and Furlough claims. Find out how IPSE membership protects you.

SEISS: How to apply for the self-employment grant

The complete step-by-step guide to easily and quickly claim the fifth round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, with questions answered by the self-employment trade body IPSE.

IPSE: warning as Universal Credit changes set to hit hundreds of thousands of self-employed from Sunday

IPSE warns that at least 200,000 self-employed could be affected by changes to Universal Credit, ahead of the government's reinstatement of the Minimum Income Floor (MIF) this Sunday.

IPSE: “Narrow” self-isolation exemptions list “leaves freelancers in the lurch again”

IPSE warns that the Government's "narrow" self-isolation exemption list leaves freelancers "in the lurch" and that for many self-employed people, being told to isolate can be a "financial catastrophe".

IPSE: Warning as hundreds of thousands of self-employed face cut-off from “crucial Universal Credit lifeline”

IPSE urges government not to reintroduce the Universal Credit Minimum Income Floor next month, which bars hundreds of thousands of self-employed from the benefit.

Expected re-opening “huge relief” for creative and events freelancers, but IPSE warns Government involvement “must not end here”

IPSE says expected re-opening of the economy is a "huge relief" for many self-employed people, but government involvement "must not end here".