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.

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.

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