This online guide provides information about Employing People:
Contracts of employment and working hours Includes types of worker, employee rights, overtime and changes to contracts
Dismissing staff and redundancies Includes resignations,dismissals, disciplinaries and redundancy pay
Health and safety at work Includes accidents,health and safety, law and workplace conditions
Payroll Includes PAYE for employers, getting start, reporting and paying HMRC, expenses and benefits
Pensions for your staff Includes workplace pensions and Combined Pension Statements
Recruiting and hiring Includes Advertise a job, Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks, discrimination law and apprenticeships
Statutory leave and time off Includes maternity and paternity leave, holiday entitlement and sick pay
Trade unions and workers rights Includes industrial action and recognising trade unions
Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/browse/employing-people
Having employees isn't just about paying them. It's also about understanding responsibilities such as statutory payments and sending regular reports and payments to HMRC.
HMRC's online e-learning guidance, ‘Becoming and Employer', provides all an employer needs to know and it makes a handy guide too.
HMRC also has a new series of five short videos to help and support new employers: