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IPSE: New IR35 briefing ‘cold comfort’ to concerned UK self-employed

IPSE responds to the public announcement of changes to HMRC's CEST tool and warns of the dangers in April for the UK's self-employed.

Queen’s speech: IPSE welcomes measures to secure the future of the self-employed

IPSE welcomes measures announced in the Queen's Speech to support pension saving among the self-employed.

IPSE: End of Barclays contracting is “a taste of the IR35 chaos to come”

IPSE's response to the announcement that Barclays is not renewing off-payroll contracts because of the impending IR35 reforms.

IPSE: Latest IR35 BBC presenter judgement shows the “chaos” around the legislation

The latest - split - IR35 ruling against three BBC presenters shows just how chaotic and damaging the legislation is, IPSE warns.

Freelance sector “flatlining” in the run-up to Brexit

IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows the freelance sector is stagnating in the run-up to Brexit.

IPSE's Confidence Index rightly predicts 'flatlining' economy

IPSE's freelancer Confidence Index rightly predicted the economy would stall - and it has warned of the dangers for freelancers.

Disabled people choose self-employment despite being ‘let down’ by government

IPSE's new report on the many disabled people turning to self-employment... but being let down by government.

Self-employed sector surging, new stats show

Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows the number of self-employed in the UK has risen by 175,000 compared to the same time last year.