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Employing Staff for First Time

There are 6 things you need to do when employing staff for the first time. Decide how much you need to pay someone – you must pay your employee at least the National Minimum Wage (NMW). Check if someone has the legal right to work in the UK. You may have to do other employment checks as well. Get employment insurance – you need employers’ liability insurance as soon as you become an employer. It must cover you for at least £5 million and come from an ‘authorized insurer’. Send details of the job (including terms and conditions) in writing …Read More