Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


IPSE Freelancer of the Year Awards 2016: A new format

Thursday 9 June, Venue TBC

This year National Freelancers Day will be a more expansive day of interactive sessions and talks. The culmination of which will be the evening Awards where we will crown the IPSE Freelancer of the Year in both the Aspire and Inspire age group categories. The day will take place on 9 June in the Summer of 2016, a break with our tradition of holding the event in November.

The Awards are now open. Check www.ipseawards.co.uk for more information. 

International Women’s Day

Success stories of female freelancers – inspiring a new generation

Tuesday 8 March, 6pm-9:30pm, St Ermins Hotel, London

International Women’s Day is a global celebration of women and their achievements in economic, social and political spheres. It calls for equality and awareness. IPSE’s own IWD event will be hosted in partnership with The Talented Ladies Club and will celebrate female freelancing successes from a range of industries and backgrounds. A diverse group of women will be brought together to talk about their experiences as an independent professional. The aim being to inspire and empower our audience at the event.

Go to www.ipse.co.uk/events to register to attend.

Where is Lydia next?

The places and events you can catch Lydia at over the next month or so, for advice and practical guidance on how to start your career as a freelancer.

  • 4th March - Royal Holloway University – Creative careers talk on self-employment
  • 8th March - Tring School – careers fair and talk on self-employment
  • 9th March – Manchester Metropolitan University - TBC
  • 16th March - Spring Grad Fair – University of London, Senate House