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Tax breaks for self-employed welcome but government has "much more to do"

IPSE responds to the news of National Insurance cuts for the self-employed at the 2023 Autumn Statement.

Mandy Clarke steps back from IPSE's Board of Directors after seven years

Outgoing Co-Chair Mandy Clarke has stepped down as a Director after serving more than seven years as a member of the Board.

Boost in self-employed numbers “good news for business”

IPSE has celebrated new statistics showing that the self-employed population has grown for four consecutive quarters - the first time this has happened since the onset of the pandemic.

Britain’s top freelancer of the year celebrated for promoting transparency in journalism

The winner of the 'Outstanding Freelancer Award' was unveiled at the IPSE Freelancer Awards 2023.

A message from IPSE’s Co-Chair Iain Sturrock on National Freelancers Day

Find out what exciting things are happening at IPSE, what changes members can expect in the near future and how you can get involved in our campaigns.

Self-employed pension crisis fears renewed as research suggests 45% aren’t saving

Calls for targeted measures to boost self-employed retirement savings have been renewed as new research suggests 45% of the self-employed aren't saving into a pension.

Backing your business and speaking up for freelancers - CEO Update April 2023

In his update for April 2023, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb discusses plans for more new member benefits this year, why contractors should seek protection against an MSC investigation, and how a dedicated voice for the self-employed is as important as ever.

Select Committee Covid schemes report echoes “deep concerns” over gaps in support for self-employed

IPSE responds to the Public Accounts Committee's report on Covid Employment Support Schemes.