Taking on a New Employee

Last Updated
September 3, 2010

When taking on a new employee, it is required that you complete the necessary forms concerning the employees’ income tax and national insurance contributions. For some, this may be a regular task and therefore the process is straight forward.

However, for those of you new to employing staff, it may be a task where you require help and guidance: it is essential that the process is done right to avoid problems to yourself (continuous corrective form filling) and the employer (wrong tax code, national insurance contributions, etc).

The following link will direct you to a page on the HM Revenue and Customs web site and will give you a step by step guide to taking on a new employee detailing the necessary forms to complete concerning tax, national insurance and other essential requirements.

Visit the HMRC page Some of the documents (links) within the Inland Revenue page are in Portable Document Format (PDF) format. To view a PDF document you must have

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