Universal Credit: supporting self-employment


Terms of reference


Understanding how the self-employed respond to UC

A more flexible approach to reporting income

Extending the Start-up Period

1 Introduction

How the self-employed respond to UC

2 Income volatility and the Minimum Income Floor

Volatile incomes

Averaging incomes

A more flexible approach

Tax implications

3 Supporting new businesses

Supporting the low-paid self-employed in Jobcentre Plus

The length of the Start-up Period

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 10 May 2018