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IPSE welcomes government’s decision to launch Future of Work Review

IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) welcomes the news today that the government is launching a review into the future of work.

CEO update April 2022: Managed Service Companies, National Freelancers Day and more

In his April update, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb talks about HMRC's investigation into Managed Service Companies, Stress Awareness Month and the anniversary of IR35.

Umbrella company workers believe that there are no advantages to working via an umbrella company, new IPSE research finds

New research from IPSE has found that despite over a third of self-employed workers operating through an umbrella company, over 3 in 5 umbrella company workers believe that there are no advantages in operating via an umbrella company.

CEO update March 2022: Spring Statement, Managed Service Companies and more

In his March update, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb talks about the Spring Statement, HMRC's investigation into Managed Service Companies and the latest Freelance Confidence Index.

IPSE and CMME call on the government to end mortgage discrimination against the self-employed

IPSE and specialist mortgage provider for contract workers CMME are today calling on the government and the mortgage industry to end the discrimination against the self-employed.

Spring Statement 2022: Rise in dividend tax and National Insurance comes at the “worst possible time for self-employed workers”

IPSE has responded to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement today by saying that measures to tackle the cost-of-living crisis, though welcome, do not go far enough.

IPSE Q4 2021 Freelancer Confidence Index: Quarterly earnings hit their highest reported figure since prior to the EU referendum

IPSE research shows that freelancers' average quarterly earnings soared in Q4 2021 to their highest level since prior to the EU referendum.

IPSE and Contractor Wealth agree new deal to help freelancers with their finances

IPSE and financial planning freelance specialists Contractor Wealth have agreed a new deal to help IPSE members with their finances.