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A third of contractors driven out of self-employment by IR35 changes, IPSE research finds

New research into the impact of IR35 by IPSE suggests one in three contractors have left self-employment as a result of recent changes

As furlough and SEISS close, IPSE warns “for freelancers the consequences of the pandemic will be felt for years to come”

As furlough and SEISS come to a close, IPSE warns excluded freelancers are still mired in debt.

IPSE: “Government is making it almost impossible to work as a freelancer”

IPSE responds to the government announcement that it will be raising both dividend and National Insurance taxes.

August CEO update: Improving your membership, Board changes and threats to freelancing this Autumn

In his CEO Update for August, Derek Cribb discusses some changes to IPSE Board, threats to the self-employed such as potential tax rises and also IPSE's 2020/21 Impact Report.

SEISS: How to apply for the self-employment grant

The complete step-by-step guide to easily and quickly claim the fifth round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, with questions answered by the self-employment trade body IPSE.

IPSE: warning as Universal Credit changes set to hit hundreds of thousands of self-employed from Sunday

IPSE warns that at least 200,000 self-employed could be affected by changes to Universal Credit, ahead of the government's reinstatement of the Minimum Income Floor (MIF) this Sunday.

IPSE: “Labour worker rights plans fail to grasp the nettle of employment status”

IPSE responds to Labour's proposal to replace existing employment status definitions with a single "worker" status for all but the genuinely self-employed.