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Freelance sector “flatlining” in the run-up to Brexit

IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows the freelance sector is stagnating in the run-up to Brexit.

IPSE freelancer research reveals “the business case for holiday”

Taking time off improves freelancers’ work performance, a new study from IPSE has found.

‘One more missed opportunity’: government disability measures leave behind self-employed, IPSE warns

IPSE responds to Theresa May's new raft of measures to support disabled employees.

Disabled people choose self-employment despite being ‘let down’ by government

IPSE's new report on the many disabled people turning to self-employment... but being let down by government.

IPSE: Government-led chaos hits freelancers

IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows freelancers are being hit by a double whammy of Brexit uncertainty and government tax policy.

IPSE responds to IR35 research

IR35 experts from IPSE respond to research revealed today showing that contractors have not been contacted about IR35 changes.

Self-employed sector surging, new stats show

Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows the number of self-employed in the UK has risen by 175,000 compared to the same time last year.

IPSE: 320,000 people ‘have a second self-employed job’

Figures published today by IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed, show that 320,000 people have a so-called ‘side hustle’ – a second self-employed job.