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IPSE: Self-employment has been doing the heavy lifting for the workforce for the last decade

IPSE responds to labour market statistics, saying it is self-employment that has kept them positive for the last decade.

IPSE begins search to crown UK’s best freelancers

IPSE has begun the search for the UK’s best and brightest freelancers with applications now open for the 2019 Freelancer of the Year Awards.

Government policy pushes freelance sector into decline, IPSE report finds

Freelancers expect government policy to drive their businesses and the economy into decline over the next year, a report from IPSE has found.

IPSE agrees with House of Lords report criticising HMRC’s 2019 Loan Charge

IPSE strongly agrees with a damning report by the House of Lords which criticises HMRC’s ‘aggressive’ compliance efforts on the 2019 Loan Charge.

IPSE backs House of Lords calls to further delay Making Tax Digital introduction

IPSE has today supported recommendations from the House of Lords to further delay the introduction of mandatory Making Tax Digital for VAT.

MPs increase pressure on Government's Loan Charge

The Government must urgently stop applying the taxation retrospectively, a group of cross-party MPs told a packed Westminster Hall Debate this week.

Government must tackle Universal Credit’s structural bias against self-employed, IPSE says

Universal Credit’s Minimum Income Floor exemption should be extended to three years to fix a creaking system that unfairly punishes the self-employed.

IPSE response to May CBI speech: ‘Jobs miracle’? Get ready for ‘self-employed catastrophe’ unless government changes course

IPSE responds to Theresa May’s comments on the ‘jobs miracle’ at the CBI , warning that, without change, there could be a ‘self-employed catastrophe’.