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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.

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.

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.

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.

“Wake up call” for government as self-employed sector shrinks by £25bn, according to new research

This week, IPSE published its 2022 Self-Employed Landscape report. The findings, which show the sector's economic contribution fell by an estimated £25bn in 2022, should act as a "wake up call" to government.

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.