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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.

MPs right on "chilling effect" of IR35, says IPSE

IPSE has responded to a report published today by MPs criticising HMRC's customer service levels and the deterrent effect of IR35 on "legitimate economic activity".

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.

“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 urges new Chancellor to stick to off-payroll repeal commitment

IPSE responds to the news that Jeremy Hunt has taken over as Chancellor of the Exchequer and urges him to follow through on the commitment made by the outgoing Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, to repeal the damaging reforms to off-payroll working.