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Late payment and nonpayment: Reviewing the prevalence and impact within the self-employed sector

This report assesses the prevalence of late payment from clients and agencies and evaluates the impact of late payment on freelancers’ mental health and the knock-on consequences for their finances.

Self-employed expenses checklist

Use our handy checklist to ensure that you don’t miss any expenses when submitting your tax return.

Freelancer Confidence Index Q1 2022

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 2022.

Making the case for freelancers: Evaluating their role in the modern economy and challenging the stigma around self-employment

This report assesses the role that freelancers play in providing value for businesses whilst evaluating the attitudes of employees to those that work for themselves.

IPSE's Guide to Freelancing - Be Your Own Boss

IPSE's Guide to Freelancing is an essential guide to help you launch and run a successful business. Whether you're just starting out or already established, this guide can help you learn and improve.

The umbrella company market: Assessing the attitudes and concerns of umbrella company workers

This report assesses the impact of increased umbrella company use amongst the self-employed sector by evaluating satisfaction levels, reviewing the onboarding process and the provision of key documents whilst also highlighting some of the areas of concern.

The client's perspective: Assessing the impact of IR35 reforms in the private sector

The report assesses the impact of the IR35 reforms in the private sector on clients by assessing how engagements and IR35 determinations have changed over the last 12 months whilst evaluating the implications of IR35 compliance for clients.

Freelancer Confidence Index Q4 2021

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 Q4 2021.