Things every employer should consider before taking on their first employee
- Register with HMRC as an employer
- How much will you pay your employee, be sure to consider the National Minimum Wage and any increases?
- Have you got Employers’ Liability Insurance in place?
- Does your potential employee have the right to work in the UK?
- Do you need to apply for a DBS check on your employees?
- Have you got an Employment Contract in place and ready for use?
- Have you got a staff handbook and policies in place?
- Do you have to enrol your staff into a pension scheme?
- Are you aware of your employee’s legal rights?
- Have you planned an induction and appropriate training for the new employee?
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