There has been a post-financial crisis boom in the number of people becoming self-employed in UK cities, new research by Centre for Cities reveals.
Thousands of freelancers working for Lloyds Bank face losing their contracts or being forced to work under umbrella companies because of changes to the off-payroll tax rules (IR35).
Do you remember your childhood job? New research shows that only 4 per cent of us realised our ambitions.
The former teacher explains how her passion for breadmaking became the surprise career she now shares with others
Away from the drama at Westminister, uncertainty around Brexit is having a seriously worrying ramifications on UK’s smallest businesses.
Uber’s attempt to secure operating licence in London blocked by Transport for London (TfL) but keeps operating under extension.
With the Supreme Court ruling it was unlawful for parliament to be suspended, the uncertainly in British politics is seriously worrying for small businesses.
The three presenters must pay back HMRC £920,000 after a tribunal ruled their contracts with the BBC fell inside the off-payroll tax rules (IR35).
Fearing an economic downturn, small businesses have increased the amount of cash held in their current accounts by over 78 per cent in the last two years.
Research by IPSE has shown that freelancers’ fears of Brexit has led to low confidence in business performance.
Former Paralympic swimmer, Mark Williams, turns to self-employment to help solve a crucial problem for other amputees like him.
Thousands of contractors at pharmaceutical giant GSK outraged after receiving letters from HMRC accusing them of being disguised employees.
As the perks of self-employment are becoming better known, new research reveals almost half (40%) of UK employees would consider becoming a contractor.
HMRC has announced it will not fine the 120,000 businesses who missed the MTD deadline – which would have equalled tens of millions of pounds for HMRC.
The warning comes from following the release of figures which show that victims of pension fraud lost an average of £82,000 in 2018.
Over half of the UK’s self-employed freelancers have worked for free because of late payment or unpaid invoices, new research has found.
Rachel Mason, IPSE’s Freelancer of the Year 2019, talks about her life and the super power which has shaped her singing career: the ability to see and taste sound.
Boris Johnson has previously admired the self-employed, but his recent comments against business throw that into question.
Boris Johnson has been elected Prime Minister and will today form his cabinet. With strong opposition within his own party – how will the new PM cope?
Boris Johnson has been elected as the UK’s new Prime Minister, but what does this mean for the UK’s 4.8 million self-employed?