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Self-employed tax changes have caused ‘serious damage’ in NHS and public sector, new research finds

New IPSE/CIPD survey reveals extent of damage done by IR35 changes in the public sector.

The Self-Employment Matrix

As part of the Taylor Review, IPSE designed the 'Self-Employment Matrix' to provide clarity over employment status.

CEST tool: what the experts say

To regain the trust of industry, government must conduct an independent review of the CEST tool and abolish it altogether if it deems it inadequate.

Deliveroo case highlights the need for a statutory definition of self-employment

Deliveroo confusion highlights the need for the government should write into statute a positive definition of self-employment.

CEST tool: a case study

The evidence is undeniable: the CEST tool is wholly inadequate.

Government policy could hurt inflation target

If the Bank Of England's inflation target is to be reached, the government not to introduce inhibiting policies.

The gig economy was not on trial in the Pimlico Plumbers case

Claims that the ‘gig economy’ was somehow on trial in the Pimlico Plumbers case, or that the decision is a fatal blow for self-employment, are overblown.

Government must define self-employment to avoid uncertainty which led to Pimlico Plumbers case

The government should create a positive, statutory definition of self-employment to avoid the uncertainty over who is and who isn’t a contractor.