There is a 43 per cent gender pay gap among the self-employed, research by IPSE has found. This is significantly higher than the 17 per cent among employees.
New IPSE research shows that almost a third of freelancers plan to stop contracting in the UK because of the changes to IR35 due in April.
IPSE welcomes rise in self-employment to over 5 million and points to rise in female freelancing driving it.
IPSE research shows that freelancers are significantly happier with their work than employees.
IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows freelancers' confidence is the lowest on record and they are working more to prepare for a difficult year.
New IPSE research shows over-fifties have been one of the big drivers of the rise in self-employment over the last 10 years.
IPSE's response to new government figures on the success of the New Enterprise Allowance.
For National Work-Life Week, IPSE is calling on government to clamp down on late payment, to allow the UK’s 4.9-million self-employed workforce to enjoy a better work-life balance.