Freelancers’ contribution to the UK economy soared to £119 billion in 2016, an increase from £109 billion in 2015, according to new research published by IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed.
Intuit QuickBooks provides a few tips on how to get the most out of being self-employed. Here is part one of two of their series.
Government’s much trumpeted Industrial Strategy was finally published this week. At 132 pages, nobody could label their plans as anything less than wide-ranging.
IPSE welcomes today’s (Monday 23 January) report from the Women and Work All Parliamentary Group (APPG), Women Returners Annual Report 2016.
Support needed for self-employed mums
Look back at IPSE’s work and achievements in 2016 with our year in review. Inside you can read about our policy successes, landmark research and events.
You can read all about IPSE’s first Policy Conference, National Freelancers Day and the IPSE Freelancer of the year awards.
IPSE was joined by a stellar panel of freelancing experts at HSBC’s sky-scraping Canary Wharf HQ this week. Set against the backdrop of London’s sprawling East End, we led an event all about launching a solo business for the first time.
Did you know three in five of all microbusinesses still rely on an Excel spreadsheet to manage their accounts? 60 per cent of 1.91 million is a lot of spreadsheets.
IPSE members can now benefit from a 70% discount on cloud-based accounting software for the first six months, thanks to a brand new relationship between IPSE and Intuit QuickBooks, the makers of the world’s number one online accounting solutio
IPSE has responded to the Government’s announcement of £440m in funding for more widespread superfast broadband.
For European Freelancers Week (17-23 October), IPSE looks at the rise of freelancing across the continent
We know freelancing is on the rise in the UK. But is it as popular in Europe? Research suggests that the answer appears to be, yes.