Bosses at courier firm, Yodel, used their own self-employed drivers to deliver letters to them to terminate their contracts.
After pulling her Brexit deal away from MPs before Christmas for fear they would tear it apart, Theresa May bowed to the inevitable this month.
Small business commissioner, Paul Uppal, to introduce a new traffic light system to clamp down on late payment – the ‘scourge of self-employment’.
Ride hailing giant Uber has lost its latest appeal against the employment tribunal, ruling that its drivers should technically be classed as workers. The ruling …
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced an initiative to get more self-employed people saving for later life. The new programme partners with …
Liz Kershaw, a self-employed presenter on BBC Radio 6, who is part of the BBC Presenters Group. The group have been taking on the BBC over its handling of the changes to IR35.
Paul Jarvis, author of Company of One, speaks to Christina McLean on why staying small is the next big thing, and how to know when enough is enough.
The government should look to self-employment to solve the NHS staffing crisis, according to a new report by IPSE (The Association of Independent Professionals and …
Twice as many of the 4.8 million self-employed people in the UK work rurally – Charlotte Beevor explains why.
BBC presenter Christa Ackroyd is to appeal a court decision that ruled in favour of HMRC in a significant employment tribunal ruling.
The government has backed down on a pledge to abolish class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) in a decision that represents a fundamental breach of faith with the self-employed sector.
The Labour Party has unveiled proposals that would provide statutory rights to everyone working in the gig economy.
Referees – some of whom officiated in the Premier League – have defeated HMRC in a First Tier Tax Tribunal after proving that they are self-employed.
Emma Gannon, author of the Multi-Hyphen Method, speaks to Modern Work about the new way of working and why freelancing is the way forward.
National Freelancers Day: one of the UK’s most eclectic, vibrant festivals was back on June 28. Held at Kings Place in central London, it was IPSE’s tenth celebration of all things freelance.
According to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, 84 per cent of self-employed people said their lives were better overall than if they were in employment.