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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".

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: Data shows “clear and welcome signs” easing of lockdown so far is stabilising self-employed numbers

IPSE welcomes data showing a second consecutive month of growth in self-employed numbers.

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.

IPSE research: over a quarter of freelance businesses “back to pre-pandemic levels” and a third predict Monday boost

IPSE research shows a quarter of freelancers' businesses are back to pre-pandemic levels.

IPSE: continued fall in self-employed numbers shows sector is “undermined and disadvantaged” as the economy opens up

IPSE warns of 'undermined' self-employed sector as freelance numbers fall by 700,000 on the year.