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IPSE: Lloyds IR35 decision is “bad for contractors and bad for business”.
Speaking at an event hosted by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed, Treasury Minister Jesse Norman MP said the political process makes tax reforms difficult.
Rachel Reeves MP noted that many people became self-employed after the financial crisis at IPSE's Labour Conference event.
Sellafield Ltd, operator of the UK’s largest nuclear facility, is working alongside partners, including the public sector, to help improve education outcomes as part of its social impact strategy.
The National Living Wage will rise to £10.50 an hour for all workers over the age 21 within five years, Sajid Javid has announced.
We need to offer better pay, higher quality training and career progression to draw people into the care sector, writes Gillian Keegan MP
Ministers have been criticised after a poll revealed that one in five of Britain’s workforce has been forced to skip meals in order to make ends meet.
Labour’s annual conference in Brighton may have been cut short by the Supreme Court ruling, but the party still managed to pack in a lot of new policies. Anahita Hossein-Pour looks at the highlights.
A Labour government would introduce a four-day working week within a decade, John McDonnell has declared.
Unite leader Len McCluskey has dismissed claims that he was involved in attempting to oust Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson as “fake news”.
Labour will force all large companies to bring in a menopause workplace policy in a bid to smash the "stigma" women face during the transition, the party has announced.
Gypsies and Travellers who have stopped travelling due to old age, ill-health, educational needs or being disabled are being forgotten in planning authorities’ site allocation processes following changes to policy definitions, the UK’s equality body has warned.
As the lifeblood of our business, paying our colleagues the Real Living Wage makes commercial sense, writes Jon Lewis, Chief Executive of Capita.
The freelance sector is “flatlining” because of Brexit pressure, research from IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) and PeoplePerHour has found.
Chris Bryce, CEO of the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed, welcomes today’s Treasury announcement of a Loan Charge review.
A Labour government would create a new "Ministry for Employment Rights" in a bid to boost protections for workers, Jeremy Corbyn has announced.
Ensuring the skills of young people best reflect the evolving needs of employers and their businesses is fundamental to maintaining our strong and productive workforce, equipped for the 21st century, writes Mims Davies, the new Minister for Employment.
IPSE respond to the news that Boris Johnson’s first Queen’s Speech will take place in mid-October.
Taking time off improves freelancers’ work performance, a new study from IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has found.
People with mental health conditions and learning disabilities will be better protected from the misuse of chemical restraint in prison following a legal challenge funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
On the 200-year anniversary of the Peterloo massacre Labour and Cooperative Member of Parliament for Manchester Central Lucy Powell MP reflects on the modern challenges to democracy.
73% of engineering and technology employers have difficulty with job candidates who have academic knowledge but lack workplace skills.
Nearly 3 in 5 parents say apprenticeships are better than universities, awareness of degree apprenticeships is rising year-on-year and poor careers advice may be limiting young people’s choices, writes CMI.
IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) is calling on government to take action to support the self-employed, after figures released today show a record high of people working for themselves.