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A third of contractors driven out of self-employment by IR35 changes, IPSE research finds

New research into the impact of IR35 by IPSE suggests one in three contractors have left self-employment as a result of recent changes

IPSE research: post-pandemic boom falters for freelancers

IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows that after a surge, IR35 has stalled the freelance recovery.

IPSE research: “pay as you go” tax would leave freelancers struggling with cashflow and heavy admin burden

IPSE says that proposals for freelancers to be taxed on a "pay as you go" basis are "more hassle than it's worth" and could "leave many out of pocket".

IPSE: “Hidden cost of the pandemic”: 200 per cent increase in freelancers with mental health problems in the last year

New IPSE research shows a shocking increase in mental health issues among freelancers because of the financial impact of the pandemic.

IPSE: first freelancer increase since the pandemic “cause for cautious optimism”

IPSE says data showing first month-on-month increase in freelancers is "cause for cautious optimism".

IPSE research: over a quarter of freelance businesses “back to pre-pandemic levels” and a third predict Monday boost

IPSE research shows a quarter of freelancers' businesses are back to pre-pandemic levels.

IPSE research: “Remarkable recovery” in freelance earnings and confidence to pre-pandemic levels

New research by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) and PeoplePerHour shows freelancers’ earnings and confidence in the economy saw a “remarkable recovery” to pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter of 2021.

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.