Other information

Self employment

Information for people contemplating self-employment in Mendip, which is a full service Universal Credit Area.

Best independent source of detailed information about self-employment and Universal Credit is a dedicated Facebook Group –
Universal Credit and the Self-Employed

Government Summary information at:
https://www.gov.uk/self-employment-and-universal-credit

HMRC comprehensive guide to tax and self-employment:
http://tinyurl.com/y24wxgxr

Universal Credit

All new claims in Mendip will be under UNIVERSAL CREDIT rules (except households with more than two children, which will be included later).

This can be accessed online or by phone AND you will need to sign up at the Job Centre
Useful Contact Numbers are listed in the OppShop.

For independent support for Universal Credit see this Facebook link and see our Self Employment Tab for self employment and Universal Credit

See this link for DWP latest information
Or this for an independent Universal Credit Calculator

as used by MDC.

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