In our latest guide, we’ll highlight some areas to consider.
Hiring an employee for the first time is an exciting moment for any business owner. Suddenly, you’ve got another pair of hands to help out with jobs that used to fall entirely on you – and with that extra support, new opportunities for growth are possible.
There’s a vast amount of preparation and administration to do beforehand, however, and a lot of things you need to know depending on who and how you are hiring. The Government advises there are seven main steps a business owner needs to take when they first become an employer.
In this article, we go through each of these steps in detail so you know exactly what you need to do.
For more information, please see our latest guide. Our guide gives helpful guidance on:
- Deciding how much to pay someone
- Checking if someone has the legal right to work in the UK
- Whether you need to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
- Employment insurance
- Registering as an Employer with HMRC
- Sending Job details to employee
- Setting up a workplace pension scheme
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