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IPSE in response to Public Accounts Committee: “hopelessly outdated” tax system played “key part” in support gaps

IPSE has supported a Public Accounts Committee report and condemned the UK's outdated tax system for its 'key part' in the gaps in support.

Coronavirus: Advice for the self-employed and freelancers

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 urges government to work with business groups after new support “misses the mark” for self-employed

IPSE has said it wants to work with government to plug gaps in support after new package "misses the mark" for the self-employed.

IPSE research: 2020 has left the self-employed sector “undermined and diminished”

New IPSE research shows the scale and variation of the drop in self-employment throughout 2020.

CEO update December: looking back at how IPSE rose to meet the challenge of 2020

IPSE CEO Derek Cribb reflects on 2020, the challenges the self-employed have faced and how IPSE has risen to meet them.

Ahead of Small Business Saturday, IPSE calls for Freelance Commissioner “to champion a sector in crisis”

For Small Business Saturday, IPSE is calling on government to take a long-term look at the crisis in the freelance sector.

CEO update November: Important wins on Universal Credit and IR35 in one of our busiest months

In the November CEO update, Derek Cribb explains why the month has been one of IPSE's busiest and how we got two important wins.