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"Underwhelming" Labour manifesto offers little detail for the self-employed, says IPSE

Responding to the launch of Labour's 2024 election manifesto, IPSE said it is disappointed in the lack of new detail on measures to support the self-employed.

Election 2024: Mend trust between taxman and the self-employed, parties told

IPSE calls for the next government to take more responsibility for HMRC’s actions to boost trust with the self-employed as it launches its Manifesto for the self-employed.

Umbrella regulation in “precarious position” after tax admin day

Proposals to enact a due diligence regime for the umbrella company market are in a “precarious position” unless government shows “urgency” to develop them, IPSE warned today.

One in 10 contractors out of work due to controversial tax changes

A survey of more than 1,300 contractors found that one in 10 respondents were out of work due to the impact of reforms to IR35, according to IPSE.

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.

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.