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This edition of Modern Work is a celebration of all thing’s tech. We meet recent graduate and website developer Liam Charmer who talks about why and how he is running two businesses. IT consultants Harvey Morton and Michael White discuss how the sector has evolved for contractors over the years....
We have a very special cover this edition. Two women. Both freelancers. Both at the top of their game. With research showing women are more likely than men to embark upon a freelancer career, we sit down with two women making waves in self-employment. Experienced freelance business analyst and mother...
This special bumper edition of Modern Work pays homage to the UK’s booming self-employed sector. We feature all the finalists named in this year’s IPSE Freelancer of the Year Awards, which celebrate the country’s best and brightest freelancers plus those organisations and individuals who support this way of working. The...
VOOM Awards 2018
Two women crowned winners for their businesses designed to help and inspire children Judges Sir Richard Branson, Sophie Morgan, Peter Kelly, Susie Ma and Richard Reed with the six finalists and winners of the special awards at the...
Thank you to everyone who attended our official launch party for the magazine last month. We had a fantastic turnout of more than 70 people and it was great to hear such positive feedback on our new look. I want to say a particular thanks to our panel, which included...
Over the last year the editorial team has been working hard to redesign and update the magazine to ensure it remains relevant to our audience of freelancers, contractors and the self-employed. Special thanks goes to our designer Martin Harling-Coward and media consultant Jim Cassidy for their contributions towards the...
IPSE Magazine Issue 64
IPSE magazine has been producing six issues a year for over ten years. In that time, it has gone through a number of redesigns and updates to keep the content up to date and the look and feel modern. Over the past few months the editorial team at the magazine...
In this issue of IPSE Magazine you can read all about how self-employment is on the rise. While growing in number, it’s not all plain sailing if you work for yourself. We bring you new research, which shows freelancers’ confidence in the economy has hit rock bottom. We also speak...
This issue of IPSE magazine celebrates the best of self-employment. On 8 June we held National Freelancers Day at Kings place in London. It was an amazing success and we hope that who attended had a great time. If you didn’t make it, don’t fret; you can read all about...
On Thursday 8 June, people all over the country will be making a stand. They will be calling for greater recognition, celebrating their successes and looking to the future. They will be of course, celebrating National Freelancers Day, which just so happens to be taking place concurrently with the Snap UK...
Self-employment has literally been front page news in the past month. From tax rises on the “white van man” to a stunning U-turn just a week later, how the Government views people who work for themselves has dominated news coverage. They’ve been referred to as everything from tax dodgers to...
Welcome to this, the first IPSE magazine of 2017, and I couldn't be more proud to share it with you. We were delighted to speak to Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General of the CBI about what it takes to be the voice of business. Read our cover story on page eight. We...
This issue of IPSE Magazine is absolutely jam packed with advice on being an independent professional in today’s world. From top tips on how to market your business, to business planning, to tax and pensions, we have it covered. Our headline feature looks at some of the rules, regulations and...
Welcome to our ‘Research Special’. In the current political and economic landscape, IPSE have been working hard to provide insight into independent professionals and the self-employed in the UK. In better understanding our sector, we can better improve our support. There’s much more to do, whether by business groups, industry...
This is a big one. We have all the news from National Freelancers Day. From the IPSE QA Awards to our new creative campaign #BeFreeToCreate and a host of masterclasses from the likes of Google, Saatchi and Masius, we have you covered. Not only that, look out for interviews with...
I’m delighted to introduce the new-look IPSE Magazine, and what a time to bring it to you. We have just held our first ever national policy conference. On the day it made the headlines, and here we bring you the lowdown on everything that happened. One number featured heavily throughout –...
I hope you love this edition of IPSE Magazine. The team have worked hard to make sure you have all the latest news on working for yourself. If you’ve read recent issues, you will know about the Independent Review of Self-Employment. This review was published 14 February and took up...
In this edition of IPSE Magazine we celebrate all that is good about working for yourself. You can read full coverage of National Freelancers Day, including interviews with our newly crowned Inspire and Aspire Award winners. In late November, IPSE launched the Centre for Research on Self-Employment. We have full...
I hope you enjoy reading the latest issue of IPSE Magazine. We report back on our recent policy survey, which received a record-breaking level of feedback, and hear from one of our members about what the changes to the travel and subsistence claims process would mean for his business. We...
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