The majority of freelancers opt to become self-employed rather than being forced to, claims new research.
The IPSE has welcomed the setting up of a new Small Business Commissioner website and complaint handling service.
More than 10,000 tax returns were submitted over Christmas as people aim to get their affairs in order before 2018.
There is set to be a strong rise in the number of over-50s opting for self-employment, claims new research.
With a strong increase in women opting to work as freelancers there are concerns that many females are underpricing themselves when compared to male counterparts.