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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.

IPSE: A tax hike for forgotten freelancers would be “unjust, uneconomical – and unbelievable”

IPSE responds to reports government is considering a self-employed tax hike, warning this would be unfair and bad for the economy.

CEO update August: threatened tax changes, campaigning for support and more membership benefits

In his August update, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb discusses threatened tax changes, campaigning to fill the gaps in SEISS and giving IPSE members more.

IPSE warns of “brittle workforce” after “disproportionate and disturbing” self-employed slump

IPSE has warned of the risk of the workforce becoming rigid after a "disproportionate and disturbing" slump in the number of self-employed in the UK.

Freelancers see “devastating” 25 per cent drop in average income during lockdown

IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows a steep drop in freelancers' average incomes and continuing low confidence.

IPSE warns of “alarming and avoidable” slump in self-employed numbers

IPSE warns about ONS labour market statistics showing "alarming and avoidable" slump in UK freelancing

700,000 self-employed potentially eligible for SEISS urged to claim grant before 13 July deadline

IPSE is urging self-employed individuals who may be eligible for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) to ensure they have applied before the first deadline on 13 July in order to make sure they receive the grant.

IPSE urges “tapered end” to SEISS to avoid “cliff-edge” for freelancers

IPSE responds to the Chancellor's mini statement, warning the self-employed face a "cliff-edge" without a tapered end to SEISS.