IPSE's year in review

IPSE's year in review

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.

Is the gender pay gap encouraging mums to go freelance?

Is the gender pay gap encouraging mums to go freelance?

If you’re a woman, you’ll earn less than a man. Those were the Prime Minister’s stark words in her first statement from Downing Street in July, reflecting a social injustice thrown again into the limelight this week by Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) research.

Chancellor urged to back smallest businesses in Budget

Chancellor urged to back smallest businesses in Budget

The UK’s 4.6 million self-employed workers need Budget commitments to fair maternity pay, simpler taxation and more accessible training opportunities, according to representative body IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed.

Join our Twitter Chat on Tuesday 8th March at 12pm in celebration of International Woman’s Day!

Join our Twitter Chat on Tuesday 8th March at 12pm in celebration of International Woman’s Day!

On Tuesday 8th March, the Women in Freelancing Network will be partnering with Talented Ladies Club to host the much-awaited, ‘Success stories of female freelancers- inspiring a new generation’ event, in celebration of International Women’s Day. The event is promised to inspire, encourage and inform all our guests and leave them with a wealth of advice and knowledge which they can then take away and put into practise.

A career in contracting - at the heart of family life

A career in contracting - at the heart of family life

The final part in our four part ‘Women in Contracting’ series.

Over the last three articles in our ‘Women in Contracting’ special, we have explored the areas of potential for women in contracting as well as the benefits contracting can offer working mothers.

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