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Things every employer should consider before taking on their first employee  

January 11th, 2018

  1. Register with HMRC as an employer
  2. How much will you pay your employee, be sure to consider the National Minimum Wage and any increases?
  3. Have you got Employers’ Liability Insurance in place?
  4. Does your potential employee have the right to work in the UK?
  5. Do you need to apply for a DBS check on your employees?
  6. Have you got an Employment Contract in place and ready for use?
  7. Have you got a staff handbook and policies in place?
  8. Do you have to enrol your staff into a pension scheme?
  9. Are you aware of your employee’s legal rights?
  10. Have you planned an induction and appropriate training for the new employee?

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