Written Answers — HM Treasury: National Insurance Contributions: Self-employed (21 Mar 2017)

David Gauke: The Minimum Income Floor is designed to encourage and incentivise self-employed Universal Credit claimants to increase their level of earnings and work their way out of welfare dependency. In order to give individuals a fair and proportionate amount of time to grow their business, the government has introduced a start-up period of up to twelve months (for those eligible) where the Minimum...