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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.

National Work-Life Week: 21 per cent of freelancers spent their summer holiday chasing late payment

For National Work-Life Week, IPSE is calling on government to clamp down on late payment, to allow the UK’s 4.9-million self-employed workforce to enjoy a better work-life balance.

IPSE: Over three million self-employed could face bleak later years

Unless urgent action is taken, in ten years over three million self-employed people could be without a pension.

IPSE welcomes new measures to end late payment

The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy have today announced that for the first time, large businesses could be fined for failing to pay smaller suppliers on time.

New HMRC guidance on Making Tax Digital

The government publishes new guidance for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT.

CDC: the future of self-employed pensions?

Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) pensions. On the face of it, not something that’s likely to fire your enthusiasm on any given day. But look deeper and it’s actually a very important development for the UK’s ‘vulnerable self-employed’ – and something that could be a lot more interesting than you think.

The CDC Pension: what is it and why should you care?

IPSE's Jonathan Lima-Matthews on the new kind of pension that could be a big opportunity for the UK's vulnerable self-employed.