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IPSE research: Half of freelancers planning to stop contracting in the UK after IR35 reforms

IPSE research shows the impact the IR35 changes will have on top of the financial damage of the pandemic.

On International Women’s Day, IPSE warns of “disproportionate financial struggle” of female freelancers during the pandemic

IPSE research shows the significant financial strain the pandemic has put on the UK's female freelancers.

Homebuying in the pandemic: over half of freelancers feel they are penalised for being self-employed

New research from IPSE and CMME explores how the pandemic has made homebuying even more challenging for freelancers.

IPSE: Drop to 2013-level self-employment is “stark warning” that freelancers need support in the Budget

IPSE says the drop in self-employed numbers should be a "sharp warning" to the government ahead of the Budget.

IPSE research: freelancers are now working more for less

IPSE's latest Confidence Index finds at the end of 2020 freelancers were cutting their rates and working more hours.

IPSE research: Over 1 in 3 freelancers will struggle to pay their tax bill after financial hit of pandemic

New IPSE research reveals the damaging impact of the 2020 tax bill on the self-employed after the financial hit of the pandemic.

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.

IPSE: Freelancer earnings at second lowest on record in “worrying new norm”

IPSE's latest confidence index shows freelancer earnings are at the second-lowest on record.