The reason you make Social Security contribution payments is to give yourself and your employees insurance protection under the Social Insurance Scheme.
Below you will find further information for employers and self-employed persons. More information about Social Security, for employers, is also provided in the Employer's Guide - Leaflet 20 in the downloads section of this page. This leaflet includes information about holiday pay, pay during sickness, gratuities and tips and payment in lieu of notice as well as much more.
- Information for employers can now be found here.
Class 2 - Self-employed persons
- A self-employed person is classed as someone who is in business for themselves, or who is working for gain but not under the control of an employer.
- Further information for self-employed persons is available here.