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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.

IPSE: A year after the first lockdown, self-employment has seen “a shattering financial loss” as 1 in 8 have left and many more are “desperately struggling”

With self-employed numbers falling by 660,000 compared to the same time last year, IPSE warns of the financial damage the pandemic has done to the sector.

The Budget offers "hopeful vision" for many self-employed, but many others are still struggling

IPSE has welcomed the fact the Treasury has heeded its calls to get support to the newly self-employed, but warned many others are still struggling.

Ahead of Budget, IPSE warns the self-employed “badly need support” not a “crippling” tax raid

Before the Budget, IPSE presses government to support the self-employed and delay the changes to IR35.

CEO update February: Budget, IR35 campaigning, Director election results and more

In his February update, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb discusses the March Budget, IPSE's IR35 campaigning, Director election results and more.

IPSE: Drop to 2013-level self-employment is “stark warning” that freelancers need support in the Budget

IPSE says the drop in self-employed numbers should be a "sharp warning" to the government ahead of the Budget.

IPSE in response to Public Accounts Committee: “hopelessly outdated” tax system played “key part” in support gaps

IPSE has supported a Public Accounts Committee report and condemned the UK's outdated tax system for its 'key part' in the gaps in support.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