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IPSE provides guides, tips, tools and templates for you to use to help run, manage and protect your business. We add to these daily and update them on a regular basis.

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John Charcol: Guide Buy-To-Let For The Self-Employed

In this guide, you’ll find all the information you need on financing your buy-to-let purchase as a self-employed professional, calculating things like your rental yield and capital appreciation, the tax implications that come with purchasing a buy-to-let and other costs you may want to consider. As well as how to choose the right buy-to-let property.

John Charcol Guide to Self-Employed Mortgages

It is true that the old ‘self-certification’ mortgages no longer exist, however, as long as you have enough financial history and a qualified accountant, getting a mortgage shouldn’t be any more hard work than if you were a ‘PAYE’ employed. In this guide, we’ll run through everything you need to know, prepare and do when applying for a mortgage as an independent professional.

No Deal Brexit Scenario Fact Sheet

IPSE's guide to how a no-deal Brexit may affect you as a freelancer.

IR35 Changes - Protect Your Organisation

When your business engages a contractor, they may be operating though a limited company, sometimes referred to as “personal service companies”. Your business has benefited from this model as it places the onus on dealing with employment and tax status rules onto the contractor. This is about to change and it may put your business at risk.

IPSE Guide to winning work

IPSE Guide to Winning Work focusses on tips and advice to help you grow your business no matter what industry or sector you work in.

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.

Guide to Planning for Retirement

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.