“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.
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 It's based on an outdated principle that all income tax payers are employers or employees, which they are not.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.
Today, 30 May 2017, IPSE is unveiling a striking campaign for the UK General Election on Tuesday 30 May.
How to approach the burgeoning ‘gig economy’
Today IPSE released our manifesto: A Contract with the Self-Employed.
A statutory definition of self-employment must be created to end confusion and ensure working for yourself is viewed as a positive, valuable way of working, IPSE called for in its official submission to the Taylor Review of modern employment practices.
The Government’s plan to slash the tax-free dividend allowance from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018 has been dropped ahead of the General Election.
Well who saw that one coming!? Just as we were getting over our chocolate Eggs and the terrible traffic jams of Easter, out pops Mrs May onto the steps of Downing Street to take us all by surprise with the announcement of a snap General Election for the 8th June!
IPSE is pleased to announce a new partnership with the award-winning LHS Solicitors LLP. Working with them, IPSE is now able to offer members a 25 per cent discount on LHS’s elXtr business platform.