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PM’s deal as bad as ‘no deal’, say the UK’s self-employed

Latest IPSE research shows that the majority of self-employed workers believe the PM’s Brexit withdrawal agreement will have a negative impact on their businesses – almost as much as a ‘no deal’.

Small businesses still held back by poor broadband

Poor broadband and mobile coverage are still continuing to hold small businesses back, particularly in rural areas.

Over half of workers will check work emails over the festive period

Catching up with friends and family, watching Christmas films and eating your own bodyweight in turkey is usually how people use their time during the festive period, however over half of workers are planning to check their emails over the holidays.

IPSE ‘cautiously supportive’ of government’s ‘Good Work Plan’

The government’s ‘Good Work Plan’ has left the IPSE feeling ‘cautiously supportive’, urging MPs not to regulate people out of self-employment against their will.

Dolan Accountancy voted runner up in Best Contractor Accountant

Dolan Accountancy have been voted runner up in the Best Contractor Accountant Small/Medium category by the readers of ContractorUK.

Report calls for clamp down on late payment culture

A group of MPs have compiled a report calling for a clamp down on widespread poor payment culture that hits both SMEs and contractors.

Female entrepreneurs contribute £105bn to UK economy

Although women-owned businesses contribute a staggering £105bn to the economy, there are still some sectors that remain elusive, according to a recent report.

Three universities join IPSE to support future entrepreneurs

The IPSE has joined forces with three additional universities in order to provide their excellent support and advice to aspiring entrepreneurs and freelancers.