Virtual session on Universal Credit for the self-employed


28/07/2021 at 09:00

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Are you self-employed and on Universal Credit? Find out more about how Universal Credit works or changes coming in our free virtual sessions from 28 July until 30 July between 9am & 10:30am.

Our money guidance service are running a series of sessions for people who have enrolled on Universal Credit (UC) and are managing their business. 

The event will consist of 3 short sessions running for up to 3 days and cover:  

  • Day 1- The basics on Universal Credit, calculating profits, how the Minimum Income Floor works.  

  • Day 2 – Quick recap on the basics, reporting requirements, details for specific groups (carer, with children, etc)  

  • Day 3 – Quick recap on days 1 and 2, your questions, other support available for self-employed, Optivo’s money guidance and business advice services.  

The course is aimed towards Optivo residents who are self-employed and who are on or might be considering Universal Credit however these sessions are open to anyone!


For more information or to apply for a placement, please complete our online form.

Complete our form

Alternatively please email Lyrelle, our Increase Project Officer at   

Once you've applied we'll send you all the details you need to get started.

Dates and times

28/07/2021 at 09:00 until 10:30


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