Learn how to help self-employed Universal Credit claimants. In this course, we’ll take a look at the various new Universal Credit rules that have been introduced for self-employed claimants. It is vital that your staff understand these new rules so that they can give the correct advice to your self-employed customers. This one-day course will equip you with the essential knowledge required. It’s designed for advisers who work with self-employed people who are claiming Universal Credit.
What you’ll learn:
How to describe the new Universal Credit rules for self-employed claimants
Describe the process for reporting self-employment changes to the DWP
Understand the key differences between Universal Credit and Tax Credits
Explain the minimum income floor for self-employed Universal Credit claimants
When is a claimant treated as ‘self-employed’ under the Universal Credit rules?
Which new forms do self-employed claimants have to complete?
How is self-employed profit worked out under Universal Credit rules?
How is Universal Credit entitlement calculated for self-employed claimants?
What is the Minimum Income Floor and when is it applied?
What are ‘surplus earnings’ and how can they affect the amount of Universal Credit paid?
Who’s it for:
Benefit advisors, self-employment advisors, customer service staff, team leaders, managers, etc.
How it's delivered:
This course is delivered ‘live online’ with a trainer and can be accessed via a PC, Mac or Tablet. With live online, you can interact, ask questions and practice new skills – all without leaving your desk! Perfect for dispersed teams working from home.
Please get in touch for a quote if you would like to book this live online course for your organisation only.
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