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Template Ltd Contractor Agreement - Outside IR35

Experienced contractors will understand the value of an ‘IR35 friendly’ contract. The contracts have been drawn up by leading experts at Travers Smith solicitors and IPSE is delighted to recommend them to members.

Template Ltd Contractor Agreement - Inside IR35

Experienced contractors will understand the value of an ‘IR35 friendly’ contract. If you are ever presented with a contract which looks similar to the ‘inside IR35’ example here, you should think carefully before signing it – unless of course, you are content to voluntarily operate IR35.

Freelancer Confidence Index Q1 2018

The survey measures overall trends in the market for freelancers in order to identify inflationary pressures, business confidence, and an overview of freelancers’ perception of general economic conditions for Q1 of 2018.

Flex - An agile approach to talent management in the digital economy

Guide for senior leaders to glean new insights and learn best practices in engaging a flexible workforce.

The risks and rewards of independence

With more and more people following their dreams and going freelance, IPSE conducted a survey among freelancers to explore the risks and rewards associated with the operation of their businesses.

Free Radicals

‘Free Radicals: Britain’s self-employed millions urgently need a new deal’, an IPSE-commissioned report by leading think tank Demos, confirming the extraordinary rise of self-employment since 2001 and arguing for a new deal to accommodate it.

A Brexit deal for the self-employed

IPSE's report on how Brexit is affecting the self-employed, and how the UK's exit from the European Union can be made to work for freelancers and the self-employed.

Planning for Retirement - a Guide

This guide on Planning for Retirement from Close Brothers Asset Management will provide you with a road map for ensuring you can retire comfortably when the time comes.