As an employer you must follow the law and:
- Administer the payroll (or ensure a bureau does it for you) to ensure tax and NICs are paid.
- Have employer’s liability insurance.
- Ensure health and safety regulations are maintained.
- Provide sick pay and holidays.
- Adhere to minimum wage legislation.
- From 2012 make pension contributions.
Contact the Pay and Employment Rights Service (PERS) in West Yorkshire for more advice. Tel: 01924 428030.
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