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At least 50,000 disabled self-employed people not getting the support they need from government, IPSE research finds

New IPSE research reveals the experiences of disabled self-employed people and the lack of support for them during the Coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus crisis drives freelancer confidence index to “unimagined lows”

New IPSE/PeoplePerHour research shows Coronavirus has driven freelancer confidence to record lows.

IPSE research: over-60s and new mothers among groups most likely to miss out on government self-employed support

New research by IPSE sheds light on the new self-employed most likely to miss out on government support.

Nearly half of self-employed fear they will not have enough money to cover basic costs despite government support

New IPSE research shows the groups that are falling through the cracks of the self-employed support scheme and urges government to do more for them.

Men earn 43 per cent more than women in self-employment, IPSE research reveals

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.

IPSE research: a third of freelancers plan to stop contracting in the UK because of IR35 changes

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: Female freelancers making “positive choice” drive self-employed to record 5 million

IPSE welcomes rise in self-employment to over 5 million and points to rise in female freelancing driving it.