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Explainer: the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme - are you eligible and how can you access it?

IPSE provide a short explainer on the government's new financial support scheme for the self-employed and freelancers, including eligiblity requirements, the amount available and how you can access it.

Freelancer groups call on Boris Johnson for emergency Coronavirus fund

IPSE and other freelancer organisations have called on the Prime Minister for an emergency fund for freelancers during the Coronavirus crisis.

IPSE: “historic Coronavirus stimulus is very welcome”, but IR35 plans still “drastically undermining” the contracting sector.

IPSE has said Rishi Sunak’s “historic Coronavirus stimulus package” is “very welcome” but its “disastrous” plans to extend the changes to IR35 are “drastically undermining” the contracting sector.

IR35 pushes freelancer confidence to six-year low

IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows IR35 has pushed freelancers' confidence to the lowest level in six years.

IPSE: More self-assessments than ever because of growing self-employed sector

IPSE has said that a record number of self-assessments were filed because of the growing number of self-employed.

Freelancers’ confidence is the lowest on record, but they have “kicked into overdrive” to prepare for IR35 and Brexit

IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows freelancers' confidence is the lowest on record and they are working more to prepare for a difficult year.

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.