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IPSE in response to Public Accounts Committee: “hopelessly outdated” tax system played “key part” in support gaps

IPSE has supported a Public Accounts Committee report and condemned the UK's outdated tax system for its 'key part' in the gaps in support.

CEO update November: Important wins on Universal Credit and IR35 in one of our busiest months

In the November CEO update, Derek Cribb explains why the month has been one of IPSE's busiest and how we got two important wins.

IPSE: self-employed drop shows “glaring gaps in support” are leading to “long-term, avoidable decline” in sector

IPSE responds to the latest ONS statistics, warning the drop in self-employed numbers shows a "long-term, avoidable decline" in the sector.

CEO update October: yet more tax trouble and hitting back against the government’s support failings.

IPSE CEO Derek Cribb runs through the latest developments in self-employed news and what IPSE has been doing.

IPSE warns against tax rises on the self-employed at Treasury Select Committee appearance

IPSE gave evidence to the Treasury Select Committee this week to warn against tax rises on the self-employed.

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 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.