Main Survey

selfemployment_w9

Self employment module

Questions 28

selfemployment_w9.jsbossS/emp: hires employees

Type
choice
Text
Do you have any employees?
OptionLabel
1Yes
2No
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)

selfemployment_w9.jssizeS/emp: number of employees

Type
choice
Text
How many people do you employ?
OptionLabel
11 - 2
23 - 9
310 - 24
425 - 49
550 - 99
6100 - 199
7200 - 499
8500 - 999
91000 or more
10Don't know but fewer than 25
11Don't know but 25 or more
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSBOSS = 1 (Have employees)

selfemployment_w9.jshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week

Type
number
Interviewer Instruction
IF NO USUAL, GIVE AVERAGE WRITE IN HOURS ENTER TO THE NEAREST HOUR
Text
How many hours in total do you usually work in a week in your job?
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)

selfemployment_w9.jstypebS/emp: nature of employment

Type
choice
Interviewer Instruction
READ OUT
Text
Which of these best describes your employment situation...
OptionLabel
1Running a business or a professional practice
2Partner in a business or a professional practice
3Working for myself
4A sub-contractor
5Doing freelance work
6Or self-employed in some other way?
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)

selfemployment_w9.jsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts

Type
choice
Text
In this job/business are annual business accounts prepared for HM Revenue and Customs for tax purposes?
OptionLabel
1Yes
2No
3Not yet but will be
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)

selfemployment_w9.jspartS/emp: own account or partnership

Type
choice
Text
Are you working on your own account or are you in partnership with someone else?
OptionLabel
1Own account (sole owner)
2In partnership
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1 (Annual business accounts are prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)

selfemployment_w9.jsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month

Type
choice
Interviewer Instruction
INCLUDE IF PREPARED BY ACCOUNTANT PLEASE ENTER THE BEGINNING MONTH
Text
What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for HM Revenue and Customs?
OptionLabel
1January
2February
3March
4April
5May
6June
7July
8August
9September
10October
11November
12December
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1 (Annual business accounts are prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)

selfemployment_w9.jsprby4S/emp: date accounts began: year

Type
number
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1 (Annual business accounts are prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)

selfemployment_w9.jspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month

Type
choice
OptionLabel
1January
2February
3March
4April
5May
6June
7July
8August
9September
10October
11November
12December
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1 (Annual business accounts are prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)

selfemployment_w9.jsprey4S/emp: date accounts ended: year

Type
number
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1 (Annual business accounts are prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)

selfemployment_w9.jsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account

Type
number
Interviewer Instruction
IF DON'T KNOW / CAN'T REMEMBER PROBE FOR APPROXIMATE AMOUNT WRITE IN TO NEAREST £
Text
What was the amount of (your share of) the profit or loss figure shown on these accounts for this period?
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1 (Annual business accounts are prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)

selfemployment_w9.jsprlsSole accounts: Whether profit/loss

Type
choice
Text
Does this figure relate to profit or loss?
OptionLabel
1Profit/earnings
2Loss
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1 (Annual business accounts are prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)
and if JSPRF <> MIS|DK|REF (Net profit last year is not missing, don't know or refused)

selfemployment_w9.jsprtxSole accounts: whether before tax

Type
choice
Text
Is that figure before deduction of income tax?
OptionLabel
1Yes, before tax
2No, after tax
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1 (Annual business accounts are prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)
and if JSPRF <> MIS|DK|REF (Net profit last year is not missing, don't know or refused)
and if JSPRLS = 1 (Amount stated refers to profit/earnings)

selfemployment_w9.jsprniSole accounts: whether before NI

Type
choice
Text
Is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
OptionLabel
1Yes, before NI
2No, after NI
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1 (Annual business accounts are prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)
and if JSPRF <> MIS|DK|REF (Net profit last year is not missing, don't know or refused)
and if JSPRLS = 1 (Amount stated refers to profit/earnings)

selfemployment_w9.jsworkacWork account

Type
choice
Text
Do you have separate bank or building society accounts for your work and your private finances?
OptionLabel
1Yes
2No
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1|3 (Annual business accounts are (or will be) prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)

selfemployment_w9.jsownsumDraw money for non-business

Type
choice
Interviewer Instruction
CODE "YES" IF ANY APPLY
Text
Do you draw money from your work account for any non-business purposes, such as any of these?
OptionLabel
1Yes
2No
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1|3 (Annual business accounts are (or will be) prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)
and if JSWORKAC = 1 (Has separate accounts for work/business and private finances)

selfemployment_w9.jsownamtNon-business amount per month

Type
number
Interviewer Instruction
ENTER AMOUNT
Text
Thinking of the last 12 months, on average how much have you taken EACH MONTH for these non-business purposes?
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1|3 (Annual business accounts are (or will be) prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)
and if JSWORKAC = 1 (Has separate accounts for work/business and private finances)
and if JSOWNSUM = 1 (Draws from work account for non-business purposes)

selfemployment_w9.jsownothOther non-business income

Type
choice
Text
Apart from any drawings from the bank/building society, do you receive any other income from this job/business, for personal use?
OptionLabel
1Yes
2No
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1|3 (Annual business accounts are (or will be) prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)
and if JSWORKAC = 1 (Has separate accounts for work/business and private finances)
and if JSOWNSUM = 1 (Draws from work account for non-business purposes)

selfemployment_w9.jsowotamNon-business average amount

Type
number
Interviewer Instruction
ENTER AMOUNT
Text
On average, how much is that each month?
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSACCS = 1|3 (Annual business accounts are (or will be) prepared for HM Revenue and Customs)
and if JSWORKAC = 1 (Has separate accounts for work/business and private finances)
and if JSOWNSUM = 1 (Draws from work account for non-business purposes)
and if JSOWNOTH = 1 (Receives other non-business income)

selfemployment_w9.jspayuAverage income from job/business

Type
number
Interviewer Instruction
IF DON'T KNOW / CAN'T REMEMBER PROBE FOR APPROXIMATE AMOUNT ENTER TO THE NEAREST POUND
Text
After paying for any materials, equipment or goods that you use(d) in your work, what was your weekly or monthly income, on average, from this job/business over the last 12 months?
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if (JSACCS = 2|3|DK|REF) | (JSWORKAC = 2|DK|REF) | (JSWORKAC = 1 & (JSOWNSUM = 2|DK|REF)) (Business accounts have not been prepared or not yet been prepared OR does not have separate work and private bank accounts OR has separate work and private bank accounts but does not draw money from work account for non-business purposes)

selfemployment_w9.jspaywJob/business income: pay period (weeks)

Type
choice
Text
Was that weekly or monthly income?
OptionLabel
1Weekly income
2Monthly income
97Other
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if (JSACCS = 2|3|DK|REF) | (JSWORKAC = 2|DK|REF) | (JSWORKAC = 1 & (JSOWNSUM = 2|DK|REF)) (Business accounts have not been prepared or not yet been prepared OR does not have separate work and private bank accounts OR has separate work and private bank accounts but does not draw money from work account for non-business purposes)
and if JSPAYU <> MIS|DF|REF (Average income from job/business is not missing, don't know or refused)

selfemployment_w9.jspytxJob/business income: whether before tax

Type
choice
Text
Is that figure before deduction of income tax?
OptionLabel
1Yes, before tax
2No, after tax
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if (JSACCS = 2|3|DK|REF) | (JSWORKAC = 2|DK|REF) | (JSWORKAC = 1 & (JSOWNSUM = 2|DK|REF)) (Business accounts have not been prepared or not yet been prepared OR does not have separate work and private bank accounts OR has separate work and private bank accounts but does not draw money from work account for non-business purposes)
and if JSPAYU <> MIS|DF|REF (Average income from job/business is not missing, don't know or refused)

selfemployment_w9.jspyniJob/business income: whether before NI

Type
choice
Text
Is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
OptionLabel
1Yes, before NI
2No, after NI
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if (JSACCS = 2|3|DK|REF) | (JSWORKAC = 2|DK|REF) | (JSWORKAC = 1 & (JSOWNSUM = 2|DK|REF)) (Business accounts have not been prepared or not yet been prepared OR does not have separate work and private bank accounts OR has separate work and private bank accounts but does not draw money from work account for non-business purposes)
and if JSPAYU <> MIS|DF|REF (Average income from job/business is not missing, don't know or refused)

selfemployment_w9.jsplS/emp: work location

Type
choice
Interviewer Instruction
READ OUT
Text
Where do you mainly work? Is it...
OptionLabel
1At home
2From your own home
3From separate business premises
4From a van or stall
5From client's or customer's premises
6Driving or travelling around
97Or from some other place?
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)

selfemployment_w9.jsttwtb_cawiTime taken to get to work (CAWI)

Type
number
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSPL > 2 (Work somewhere other than at home)
and if GRIDVARIABLES.ModeType = 3 (Mode is CAWI)

selfemployment_w9.jsttwtS/emp: commuting time provided

Type
choice
Text
About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
OptionLabel
1Write in number of minutes
2Doesn't apply
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSPL > 2 (Work somewhere other than at home)

selfemployment_w9.jsttwtbS/emp: commuting time

Type
number
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSPL > 2 (Work somewhere other than at home)
and if JSTTWT = 1 (Time taken to get to work is provided)

selfemployment_w9.jsworktravS/emp: mode of transport to work

Type
choice
Interviewer Instruction
IF MORE THAN ONE MODE OF TRANSPORT PROBE FOR MODE USED FOR THE PART OF THE JOURNEY THAT IS FURTHEST IN DISTANCE IF CANNOT SPECIFY ONE MODE ONLY, RECORD AS 'OTHER'
Text
And how do you usually get to your place of work?
OptionLabel
1Drive myself by car or van
2Get a lift with someone from household
3Get a lift with someone outside the household
4Motorcycle/moped/scooter
5Taxi/minicab
6Bus/coach
7Train
8Underground/Metro/Tram/Light railway
9Cycle
10Walk
97Other
Universe
if CURRENTEMPLOYMENT.JBSEMP = 2 (Self-employed)
and if JSPL > 2 (Work somewhere other than at home)