IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed, is the voice of the UK's self-employed population.


IPSE fundamentally believes the UK is better off economically and socially because of what you do. You strike out on your own, adding value and taking on risks for clients.

As a non-profit organisation, IPSE has members' best interests at heart as they provide clarity and reassurance. Having a strong presence at Downing Street and Parliament, allows them to speak on behalf of the members to make a difference and push for a greater change.

IPSE ensure that freelancers have access to the benefits that they need the most to run their business!  Catering for all. with bespoke packages for independent workers including insurances, reward schemes, legal and tax advice and so much more.

At IPSE, they represent and promote the interests of all the UK’s 4.8 million self-employed – in government and across industry.

Also giving members the support and protection, they need to help their businesses thrive.  Including include legal advice, cover for sickness and many of the other benefits day to day employees would receive.

IPSE also work with partner organisations to get the best deals for their members on everything from coworking spaces to accountancy software – and even shopping and entertainment.


IPSE’s mission is to revolutionise the self-employed sector, enabling those who work for themselves to grow their business however they choose.

Creating an empowering environment where all independent professionals are recognised and celebrated for their passion and dedication. Working to ensure that happiness and health is in their career and beyond.

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Events In The UK

My Money, the Journey Manchester

16th October 2019, Manchester


Start-up stars, how I built my brand

22nd October 2019, London

UnderPinned X Ian Richards: Financial well-being workshop

22nd October 2019, London

Networking Event

Freelance Friday Networking Event

25th October 2019, Glasgow

My Money

My Money, the Journey London 

29th October 2019, London


The Business Show

27th November 2019, London

Research and Education

IPSE is at the forefront of research into freelancing and self-employment. IPSE works with other members, leading academic institutions and research agencies to  provide empirical evidence about evolving trends and the role of self-employment in the modern economy.


IPSE’s policy and external affairs team work with the government, parliament and right across the political landscape to make the UK a fairer place to be freelance or self-employed. 


Not only do they carry out innovative research and develop robust policies; they also work with partners over many sectors and build relationships with key decision-makers in the government.


What IPSE Can Do for you?