In the UK, there is no statutory definition of self-employment set out in legislation, whereas the other two tiers of employment status, employee and worker, are defined under the Employment Rights...
HR has been warned that HMRC are likely to challenge the status of more consultants following changes to IR35 regulations.
As the number of self-employed people continues to rise, Demos is calling for freelancers to receive a higher minimum wage
?More disabled people are choosing self-employment but are being let down by poor support from the government, according to new research from IPSE
?Courier company Hermes is to offer drivers guaranteed minimum wages and holiday pay in the first UK deal to provide trade union recognition for gig economy workers
Plans to reform gig workers' rights need further detail to be fully effective, experts have said
Self-employed people are struggling to save for the future, according to the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE)
A quarter (25%) of freelancers have experienced depression and a fifth (21%) suicidal thoughts due to loneliness, according to Epson research