IPSE hails record-breaking employment statistics

IPSE hails record-breaking employment statistics

IPSE has hailed new, extremely positive employment data from the ONS. The ONS’s April – June employment statistics show not only record levels of employment, not reached since 1971, but also a continued growth in the number of self-employed people in the workforce.

PCG 3: the organisation expands

PCG 3: the organisation expands

Whilst the battle against IR35 was far from over, there was a growing sense amongst the PCG leadership, and indeed the wider membership, that the organisation needed to broaden its horizons, address other issues and become a fully-fledged, multi-policy lobbying group.

Supreme Court ruling a welcome win for the self-employed

Supreme Court ruling a welcome win for the self-employed

For those interested in employment status (yes, there are in fact many of us), the last couple of weeks have been fascinating. First we had the publication of the Taylor Review, which recommended far-reaching changes to employment law.

Recognition mission: freelancers in the creative industries

Recognition mission: freelancers in the creative industries

Few sectors are more closely associated with freelancing than the creative industries. From the roving troubadours of the Middle Ages to flat white-swilling sound editors in Shoreditch today, creatives have always worked for themselves.

IPSE responds to the Taylor Review

IPSE responds to the Taylor Review

IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed has responded to the Matthew Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices by stating that a new ‘dependent contractor’ status doesn’t negate the need for a statutory definition of self-employment.

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