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SSAC Occasional Paper 13: Social security and the self-employed

This report asks the government to examine the balance in social security coverage between self-employed and employed workers.

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SSAC Occasional Paper 13: Social security and the self-employed

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In this report, the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) calls on the government to examine the balance in social security coverage – both in terms of entitlement and contributions – between self-employed and employed workers. The report also looks at the incentives for so-called ‘false self-employment’ and considers how current Universal Credit regulations may affect the self-employed.

Published 25 September 2014