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Flexible expertise is needed to “power the NHS for another 75 years” says IPSE

As the the NHS turns 75 years old, IPSE calls on the government to urgently reconsider the vital role that specialist contractors and freelancers play in resourcing within the NHS.

Freelance tax grab sparks talent drain as one in five seek work abroad

New research, released today by IPSE, has revealed that more than one in five (22%) of the UK’s freelance population plan to seek contracts with firms overseas, in response to the IR35 reforms.

CEO update October 2022: New Prime Minister, IR35 repeal U-turn and celebrating freelancers

In his October update, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb discusses the new Prime Minister, IR35 repeal U-turn, celebrating freelancers and more.

IPSE slams “spineless” government over IR35 U-turn

IPSE responds to government's decision to U-turn on pledge to scrap 2017 and 2021 reforms.

IPSE welcomes the election of Liz Truss as Prime Minister

IPSE responds to the election of Liz Truss as leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister by welcoming her leadership and reminding her of her pledge to launch a review into IR35.

National Freelancers Day: A significant number of employees are considering going freelance, new research finds

Following the emergence of the Great Resignation, new research from IPSE has found that two in five Brits (39%) have considered becoming a freelancer.

CEO update May 2022: National Freelancers Day, MSC Investigation and more

In his May update, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb talks about HMRC's investigation into Managed Service Companies, National Freelancers Day and IR35.