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What Makes a Freelancer?

‘What makes a freelancer?’ explores some of the key reasons that the UK population are increasingly turning to freelancing. It also highlights some of the challenges they encounter in self-employment and the areas where freelancers need more support.

The Path to Prosperity

This research by IPSE and Sherpa sheds light on the financial welfare of the self-employed and how people can ensure that self-employment is a sustainable, fulfilling and financially rewarding way of life.

Working Well For Yourself

What makes for good self-employment? Building on the wider debate about good work – sparked by the publication of the 2017 Taylor Review of Modern Employment Practices – we set out to uncover what exactly makes for good work for the UK’s 4.8 million self-employed.

IPSE's Response to Off-Payroll Working in the Public Sector

IPSE's response to off-payroll working in the public sector

Freelancer Company Limited

This paper sets out the rationale for a new categorisation of companies for tax purposes that would provide a benign environment for freelancing to flourish,