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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".

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 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".

IPSE: “Hidden cost of the pandemic”: 200 per cent increase in freelancers with mental health problems in the last year

New IPSE research shows a shocking increase in mental health issues among freelancers because of the financial impact of the pandemic.

On National Freelancers Day, IPSE warns of “financially scarred sector” that will need a “shot in the arm” to get back on its feet

On National Freelancers Day 2021, IPSE warns the freelance sector is "financially scarred" and is calling for a stimulus package to get it back on its feet.

IPSE: Delay is “another sharp blow” to “freelancers running on fumes”

IPSE warns freelancer-dominated sectors affected by the delay need a support and stimulus package for the coming months.

CEO update June 2021: Opening the economy, regulating umbrellas, NFD, the IPSE community and more

IPSE CEO Derek Cribb explains IPSE's policies on umbrella companies, debt, opening up the economy and building the IPSE community.