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 to the man Theresa May asked to take a closer look at how the modern working world can be improved. Read our exclusive interview with Matthew Taylor to find out why the former New Labour adviser produced his report for a Conservative government, and what he wants to achieve by introducing a ‘dependent contractor’ employment status for people working in the gig economy.
If you are new to freelancing, skip straight to our feature on what to do when you are starting out. Inside you can also read about how the political parties fare as they head into party conference season. And check out our feature on cyber-security to keep your business protected when you go online.