IPSE: “Labour worker rights plans fail to grasp the nettle of employment status”

IPSE responds to Labour's proposal to replace existing employment status definitions with a single "worker" status for all but the genuinely self-employed.

IPSE: “Narrow” self-isolation exemptions list “leaves freelancers in the lurch again”

IPSE warns that the Government's "narrow" self-isolation exemption list leaves freelancers "in the lurch" and that for many self-employed people, being told to isolate can be a "financial catastrophe".

IPSE research: “pay as you go” tax would leave freelancers struggling with cashflow and heavy admin burden

IPSE says that proposals for freelancers to be taxed on a "pay as you go" basis are "more hassle than it's worth" and could "leave many out of pocket".

IPSE: Warning as hundreds of thousands of self-employed face cut-off from “crucial Universal Credit lifeline”

IPSE urges government not to reintroduce the Universal Credit Minimum Income Floor next month, which bars hundreds of thousands of self-employed from the benefit.

Expected re-opening “huge relief” for creative and events freelancers, but IPSE warns Government involvement “must not end here”

IPSE says expected re-opening of the economy is a "huge relief" for many self-employed people, but government involvement "must not end here".

CEO Update – July: NFD, lockdowns, tackling the post-IR35 mess and more

IPSE CEO Derek Cribb reflects on NFD and looks ahead to some of IPSE's upcoming events, our research on taxes, and how IPSE is continuing to push your cause in government on a host of different issues.

Deliveroo judgement: IPSE warns of “untenable mess” in gig economy where self-employment can only be confirmed through the courts

IPSE has responded to the latest gig economy judgement, urging the government to step in with a statutory definition of self-employment.

IPSE: “Hidden cost of the pandemic”: 200 per cent increase in freelancers with mental health problems in the last year

New IPSE research shows a shocking increase in mental health issues among freelancers because of the financial impact of the pandemic.