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IPSE freelancer research reveals “the business case for holiday”

Taking time off improves freelancers’ work performance, a new study from IPSE has found.

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.

IPSE: Remote working boosts self-employed flexibility and productivity

IPSE's new report explores the benefits of remote working and how policymakers can improve opportunities for the self-employed.

International Women's Day 2019 - Meet some of the women of IPSE

Today, we want to celebrate the women of #teamIPSE. We've spoken to IPSE staff and members alike about their ideas around the International Women's Day theme of #BalanceforBetter. We also wanted to take this opportunity to celebrate their greatest accomplishments. Meet some of the women of IPSE...

Women turning to self-employment for better pay and working conditions

The number of women turning to self-employment has risen by 57 per cent since 2008, a new report by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has found.

Quiet crisis: mental health and how to improve it

IPSE's Jyoti Rambhai on the mental health crisis and how self-employed people can improve theirs.

Tips on How to Manage Work-Related Stress

Guest blog: AXA PPP Healthcare provide 6 tips for how you can effectively manage work-related stress.

Co-working spaces: Collaboration, communication and community

Setting your own hours, pursuing passion projects and maintaining meaningful client relationships – all key ingredients in the sauce of self-employment.