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One in four self-employed struggling with mental health because of covid turmoil

New IPSE research shows the drastic impact the coronavirus crisis has had on freelancers' mental health.

Freelancers see “devastating” 25 per cent drop in average income during lockdown

IPSE's latest Confidence Index shows a steep drop in freelancers' average incomes and continuing low confidence.

Help with IPSE's policy work: join our policy and research committee

IPSE is launching a policy and research committee to better represent the views of all members.

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.