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Radical changes to employment status proposed as government responds to Taylor Review

The government's Taylor Review response was thorough, but it now needs to solve the real problems that exist around employment status.

Freelancing for Students takes to Nottingham

After the success of our first Freelancing for Students event in London last November, IPSE was delighted to host our second in Nottingham on 15 January.

IPSE welcomes shared parental leave for the self-employed

IPSE has welcomed a new bill in Parliament extending shared parental leave to self-employed people.

IPSE raises concerns about drop in self-employment

IPSE responds to the latest ONS labour market statistics, showing a slight fall in self-employed numbers compared to the same time last year.

IPSE responds to HMRC £420,000 IR35 case victory against BBC presenter

In the first IR35 case since 2011, HMRC contested Christa Ackroyd Media (CAM) Ltd’s engagement with the BBC, saying it was caught by IR35 legislation.

£2,000 tax-free childcare for the self-employed a ‘significant step in the right direction’

IPSE welcomes HMRC’s announcement that all working parents – including the self-employed – can now receive a tax-free childcare allowance.

Inflation stable but lingering concerns not alleviated

IPSE responds to ONS data released today revealing that inflation has remained at three per cent.

The self-employed urgently need shared parental leave

IPSE has responded to figures showing the limited uptake of shared parental leave, calling for it to be extended to the self-employed.