Benefits of Becoming a member of IPSE

Who are IPSE?

IPSE (formerly known as PCG) is the largest association of independent professionals in the EU, representing freelancers, contractors, independent professionals and consultants from every sector of the economy. We are the active and influential voice in both the government and industry to create the stimulus needed for independent professionals, and their clients, to thrive and prosper. As well as being a campaigning body, we also provideour members with a multitude of specialist benefits, including tax and legal helplines, IR35 support and compensation for when they’re unable to work due to sickness or injury.

Why do independent professionals join IPSE?

With over 22,000 members, IPSE is the only nationwide association supporting independent professionals and their businesses, and the one true voice for all independent professionals. As well as being entitled to bags of valuable benefits which will defend and protect their hard earned business, IPSE members also gain access to dozens of member-only offers which give them the opportunity to save hundreds of pounds a year.

What do IPSE’s membership benefits include?


Up to £1000 compensation if an agency breaks its contract


Up to £2000 compensation if you are ill/injured for 3 weeks


Up to £500 per day compensation for tax compliance meetings


Up to £5000 compensation for jury service


Lobbying for you in government and industry


Free tax and legal helplines


A specialist to defend you in a tax investigation at no cost


Toolkit with business templates, client contracts and more


All the news and guidance on changes that affect you


Help with winning work


Extensive networking with experienced professionals


Free use of inspiring flexible workspace


Debt recovery: special member rate


Correct handling of HMRC compliance checks, free of charge


24-7 access to all the wisdom of Ashridge Business School

We encourage anyone who has taken the leap into self-employment to join IPSE, and gain the guidance and community support needed to boost and develop their on-going career.

As an IPSE Affiliate our clients are able to access a discount to membership; please contact us directly to get the discount code.

For further information, please visit the IPSE Website.