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IPSE welcomes Public Accounts Committee’s ‘damning indictment’ of IR35 reforms

IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has today welcomed the Public Accounts Committee’s report on IR35 in the public sector.

CEO update April 2022: Managed Service Companies, National Freelancers Day and more

In his April update, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb talks about HMRC's investigation into Managed Service Companies, Stress Awareness Month and the anniversary of IR35.

IR35 reforms damage the ability for businesses to grow, new IPSE research finds

New research released by IPSE today shows that despite half of UK businesses (49%) stating that they could not achieve their level of growth and outcomes without the help of contractors, a significant number of companies (28%) have decreased the number of contracts they have given to freelancers since the reforms to IR35 in April 2021.

IPSE calls on the government to delay the planned tax and NI hike

IPSE is today calling for the government to delay the planned increase to National Insurance and dividend tax following the energy crisis.

IPSE responds to House of Lords Follow up Inquiry into IR35

IPSE responds to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee's follow up report on IR35.

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

How IPSE membership protects your SEISS and furlough claims

HMRC is trying to claw back money from SEISS and Furlough claims. Find out how IPSE membership protects you.

CEO update April: IR35 changes, fighting for a fair tax system, a new self-employed advice section and more

In the latest CEO update for April, Derek Cribb reveals how our brand-new advice and support pages will support members after the IR35 changes.