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New report takes flawed self-employed training system to task

IPSE report puts forward a range of recommendations to balance a flawed training system which disadvantages the self-employed.

The Pensions Advisory Service Mid-Life Review

The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) is offering IPSE members the opportunity to take part in a Mid-Life Review. The review is aimed at self-employed people aged 35-55 and will aim to identify if you’re on track for your retirement plans and if not how best to make your goals more achievable.

Why freelancers are turning to online learning

IPSE is delighted to announce a new partnership with Pluralsight, an industry-leading technology learning platform.

We need to talk about training

As training rises up the political agenda, it is crucial the distinctive needs of the self-employed are considered.

Against all odds, freelancer confidence is on the rise

The latest Confidence Index shows that freelancers’ confidence in their business performance is in positive territory for the first time in two years despite numerous threats.

Self-employment remains broadly stable, but IPSE warns of threats

Headline self-employment remains stable despite a slight drop, but IPSE warns of the threats to the sector.

‘Don’t do it, and definitely don’t do it anytime soon’ – IPSE’s response to IR35 consultation

This measure will heap more administrative burden onto UK businesses, further cripple productivity and further complicate employment status law.

Extending IR35 changes would be 'extraordinarily short-sighted', IPSE warns

IPSE has warned the Government not to extend the changes to IR35 self-employed tax regulation into the private sector.