Welcome to your community; we have multiple different membership types and levels, tailored to help your business flourish and shelter you on those rainy days. 

IPSE exists to support independent professionals and the self-employed in all aspects of their life - help in running your business, offers and information tailored for you, representation in government policy-making and of course, help when something goes wrong. 

No matter what industry or sector you are in, if you choose this way of working, IPSE is here to support you in your business and represent your interests to government and beyond.

What best describes you?


Limited Company membership table of benefits

As a Limited Company we know that there are a number of unique features, including its position in law and taxation, that IPSE can provide support and protection against.  This membership provides a wide range of benefits tailored to your needs to grow your business as a Ltd.

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Sole Trader membership table of benefits

Being a Sole Trader, you are responsible for all the decisions and responsibilities of your business. This IPSE membership provides you with the tools and support to help ease the many challenges you face as a Sole Trader.

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Student membership table of benefits

Migrating from student to self-employed can be a daunting prospect. But with IPSE's Student membership, we provide a wealth of resources, networking and training opportunities to steer you through the transition period to realising your dream of working for yourself!

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Member benefits
Guide to being a freelancer Y
Magazines and newsletter Y
Partner business discounts Y
Access to expert business guides Y
Contract and business templates Y
Discounts on higher levels of membership
£35 Inc VAT

To qualify for IPSE Student membership you must be:

  • A current student at a University, Higher Education College, Further Education College, or have graduated within the past 12 months
  • Enrolled on a qualification at level 4 or above (e.g. BA, BSc, HNC, HND, FdSc, BEng, MA, MSc, MBA, PhD)
  • Aged 18 and over