Self-employment often means having to navigate lots of different websites with no clear source of truth. As the only not-for profit focused on self-employment, IPSE provides impartial and relevant advice on the topics that matter to you.
Find the self-employment support you are looking for below.

 

Advice sections (A-Z):

Coronavirus
Coronavirus is a real concern for all self-employed, from a lack of support from government to the real impact this has on everyday life. 

Here you'll find information on:

  • Coronavirus and the self-employed
  • SEISS
  • Bounce Back Loan
  • Universal Credit
  • Kickstart Scheme

Insurance
Make sure that you are protected with the key insurances needed by the self-employed community. Plus, IPSE members can receive a discount through our partner Markel.

Here you'll find information on:

  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Public liability insurance
  • Employers’ liability insurance
  • Directors and officers insurance
  • Legal expenses insurance
  • Business equipment insurance
  • Cyber insurance

IR35
Off-payroll working rules, otherwise known as IR35 or the intermediaries legislation, is a damaging taxation law from HMRC that IPSE strongly opposes. IPSE was founded to fight IR35, and we continue to support our members through the changes.

Look for advice

 

Here you'll find information on: 

  • A guide to IR35
  • The April 2021 changes
  • How to protect yourself against IR35
  • What happens if you are investigated for IR35

 

Ways of working
There are many ways to work as a self-employed person, from operating as a sole trader, limited company director or as part of an umbrella organisation.

Look for advice

 

This section covers:

  • Choosing your company structure
  • Sole trader
  • Limited companies

Winning Work
Tips and advice to help you grow your business no matter what industry or sector you work in.

Look for advice

 

Here you'll find information on: 

  • A guide to Winning Work
  • Elevator pitch
  • Referrals
  • Introduction to branding

 

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IR35
Off-payroll working rules, otherwise known as IR35 or the intermediaries legislation, is a damaging taxation law from HMRC that IPSE strongly opposes. IPSE was founded to fight IR35, and we continue to support our members through the changes.

Look for advice

 

Here you'll find information on: 

  • A guide to IR35
  • The April 2021 changes
  • How to protect yourself against IR35
  • What happens if you are investigated for IR35

Ways of working
There are many ways to work as a self-employed person, from operating as a sole trader, limited company director or as part of an umbrella organisation.

Look for advice

 

This section covers:

  • Choosing your company structure
  • Sole trader
  • Limited companies