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The Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan does not do enough for the self-employed

The details of the Chancellor's support package for the self-employed and why IPSE believes it's not enough.

Coronavirus: What IPSE is doing and advice for freelancers and the self-employed

IPSE provides the latest updates for members and the self-employed on the coronavirus, including what we're doing to lobby government and the advice available for freelancers.

IPSE warns of “alarming and avoidable” drop in self-employment as numbers continue to fall

IPSE responds to drop in self-employed numbers, warning government must get ready for "fair, flexible and focused" extension of SEISS.

IPSE: New business grants welcome – but self-employed must not fall through gaps in “patchwork of local lockdowns”

IPSE has responded to new government grants for businesses in local lockdowns warning they do not do enough for the self-employed.

IPSE: A tax hike for forgotten freelancers would be “unjust, uneconomical – and unbelievable”

IPSE responds to reports government is considering a self-employed tax hike, warning this would be unfair and bad for the economy.

CEO update August: threatened tax changes, campaigning for support and more membership benefits

In his August update, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb discusses threatened tax changes, campaigning to fill the gaps in SEISS and giving IPSE members more.

IPSE: August SEISS statistics are a reminder of “devastating” gaps in support

IPSE responds to the latest SEISS statistics and urges government to prepare to plug gaps in support in the event of a second wave.