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IPSE: Self-employed fall to 2015 levels shows “devastating impact of the gaps in support”

IPSE has responded to the latest ONS statistics showing a record drop of 240,000 in the number of self-employed people.

IPSE: “dismaying” to see the self-employed “excluded from government thinking again”

IPSE responds to the government's new support measures, calling for urgent consideration of the self-employed.

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.

CEO update September: The support debacle, threatened tax rises and IPSE leading the fight

Derek Cribb's update for September covers our campaign against self-employed tax rises, our response to the Winter Economy Plan and more.

Coronavirus: What IPSE is doing and advice for freelancers and the self-employed

IPSE provides the latest updates for members and the self-employed on the coronavirus, including what we're doing to lobby government and the advice available for freelancers.

The Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan does not do enough for the self-employed

The details of the Chancellor's support package for the self-employed and why IPSE believes it's not enough.

IPSE warns of “alarming and avoidable” drop in self-employment as numbers continue to fall

IPSE responds to drop in self-employed numbers, warning government must get ready for "fair, flexible and focused" extension of SEISS.