Events / Aug-Oct 2016

Events / Aug-Oct 2016


IPSE Events


Women in Freelancing Network (WFN) workshop

How to sell when you hate selling - founder of The Sales Divas, Kim Duke, leads an interactive workshop designed exclusively for the WFN.

18:00 @ London TBC

IR35 - an essential guide for contractors, consultants and freelancers

A seminar on the intricacies of IR35 and how to make certain that your contract is IR35 friendly.

18:00 @ Park Plaza County Hall, SE1 7RY

Freelancer MoneyBox

Freelancer MoneyBox is one of IPSE's flagship events. It is designed to give financial guidance to independent professionals and features one-to-one sessions for personal, unbiased advice. A selection of industry experts cover accounting, insurance and mortgages. Are you looking for an opportunity to discuss either one of these with an advisor and plan for your future? Would you also like an opportunity to network with fellow freelancers? Then this is the the event for you.

18:00 @ 1 Drummond Gate, SW1V 2QQ


Party Political Conferences 2016

The party political conferences this year start on 2 September and continue until 15 October. IPSE will be hosting events at the Labour, Conservative and SNP conferences.

The Labour event is titled ‘Changing perceptions: How does Labour become the party of microbusinesses and the self-employed?’ It will be held on Monday 26 September at 18:00 at the Liverpool Comedy Club.

The Conservative fringe, hosted by The Entrepreneurs Network, will be looking at the future of work in a post-Brexit economy including how the way we work has changed and how Government needs to respond. This is taking place on Tuesday 4 October at 17:15 at the IET Austin Court, Birmingham.

The SNP event will be titled ‘Brexit: opportunity or threat for Scotland’s self-employed and smallest businesses?’ It will take place on Friday 14 October at 17:30 in the SECC, Glasgow. It will consider the environment in Scotland for freelancers post-Brexit.

Keep an eye on the @IPSEwestminster twitter handle for more information nearer the time or email to attend.


#BeFreeToCreate Competition

To be in with a chance of winning an IPSE Creative PLUS membership package, or if you’re already a member, £100 of Amazon vouchers, then read on. To enter, just take a picture of something that represents a barrier to your creativity. Whether it be tax returns, invoicing, contracts, legal fees or boring administration. Whatever you find gets in the way. Get creative with it!

1. Follow @teamIPSE on Twitter or teamipse on instagram

2. Take a picture which shows the barriers that stop you from being free to create

3. Post the picture using the hashtag #BeFreeToCreate