PCG 2: Fighting IR35 in Parliament

PCG 2: Fighting IR35 in Parliament

“This is an example of the Government using a sledgehammer to crack a nut,” the late David Ramsden said of IR35 in a press release announcing the official formation of PCG.

Queen’s Speech shows Government in listening mode

Queen’s Speech shows Government in listening mode

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed has welcomed the Queen’s Speech for recognising the voice of business needs to be heard by Government.

IPSE’s Director of Policy, Simon McVicker, said:

Rising inflation a ‘cause for concern’ for freelancers

Rising inflation a ‘cause for concern’ for freelancers

Inflation has risen again, according to new data from the Office of National Statistics. In a report released today, the ONS revealed that Consumer Price Inflation has now reached 2.9%, which is 0.9% over the Bank of England’s target.

IPSE reacts to the General Election results

IPSE reacts to the General Election results

IPSE’s Director of Policy Simon McVicker reacts to today’s General Election which yielded a hung parliament after no party was able to secure the 326 seats required for a majority:

A Fairer, More Efficient Tax System

A Fairer, More Efficient Tax System

The UK tax system is no longer fit for purpose. It's based on an outdated principle that all income tax payers are employers or employees, which they are not. Not anymore at least. There are now 4.8 million self-employed people in the UK, representing 15% of the workforce.

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