For subscriptions purchased via The Independent website:
Yes, your subscription to The Independent entitles you to use the app on up to four devices at any one time. This means that you are free to share access to the app with family members or friends within this limit. Note that family and friends would have to sign into the app using the same email address and password that you have registered with the Independent.
For subscriptions bought via the Apple App Store:
Yes, your subscription to The Independent can be shared via iOS Family sharing function
1) On your Apple device, open your Settings icon
2) Tap your Apple ID which will be your name and email address at the top of your screen
3) Tap Set Up Family Sharing and follow the on-screen instructions