Confidence Index

The Confidence Index is a quarterly survey that tracks the business performance and economic outlook of freelancers and the self-employed in the UK, conducted by IPSE in association with PeoplePerHour (PPH). It is the only authoritative indicator on freelancers’ business performance, which is used by the Bank of England and other organisations to assess inflationary pressures, overall business confidence and trends in the economy. 

The data gathered from this survey provides important insight to ensure that freelancers are accurately represented, and continue to be a key enabler of innovation and efficiency driven economy.

Take part in the survey

It’s more important than ever that the vital contribution that you make as an independent professional is recognised. By taking part in the survey you will be providing important insight to ensure that you are accurately represented, and that will help to improve the self-employment landscape in the UK. Any surveys that are currently in progress will be shown below.