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Webinars, e-learning, emails and videos on employing people

Help and support from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) about being an employer.

Emails

You can get emails from HMRC on how to become an employer.

E-learning

An online course on becoming an employer.

Webinars and videos

Live webinars last for an hour. You can ask questions during the presentation and get answers from the HMRC host.

Register and log in at least 5 minutes before the start time, for live webinars.

You don’t need to register to watch the YouTube videos.

Getting started as an employer

Registering with HMRC, taking on your first employee, running payroll, paying HMRC.

Watch a recording of this webinar, from June 2015. You still need to register.

Using Basic PAYE Tools

A demonstration of Basic PAYE Tools, HMRC’s free payroll software for businesses with fewer than 10 employees.

How to avoid in year penalties

This webinar is aimed at employers and includes information on:

  • why HMRC charge penalties
  • how to avoid in year penalties for late filing
  • how to avoid in year penalties for non filing

National Minimum Wage

Real-life scenarios to show how it’s calculated, what happens if you don’t pay it and how to get more help and support.

Watch a recording of this webinar, from 24 March 2015. You still need to register.

Care and support employers

Payroll and expenses and benefits if you have a personal assistant or carer.

Live webinar

Please note that there are no dates for this live webinar at present. New dates will be added here soon.

Video on YouTube
Care and support employers

Statutory Sick Pay

What happens when an employee is off sick, deciding when to pay Statutory Sick Pay and how to work it out.

Watch a recording of this webinar from 27 October 2014. You’ll still need to register.

Statutory payments for births

For businesses with employees who’ve had or are having a baby. What payments you can make and how to work them out.

Live webinar

Please note that there are currently no live dates for this webinar.

Watch a recording of this webinar from 23 December 2014. You’ll still need to register.

Statutory Shared Parental Pay and Leave

This webinar covers Statutory Shared Parental Pay and Leave, introduced in April 2015 as part of the reform of pay and leave entitlements for employed parents.

Watch a recording of this webinar from April 2015. You’ll still need to register.

Expenses and benefits

Paying expenses to employees, providing benefits.

Watch a recording of this webinar from 27 May 2015. You’ll still need to register.

Company directors: understanding your responsibilities

Overview of your responsibilities to Companies House and HMRC.

Watch a recording of this webinar from 14 November 2014. You’ll still need to register.

HMRC and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) working together for you - growing your business

HMRC have joined forces with the HSE on this webinar. You’ll find answers to typical questions on health and safety and taking on new employees as your business grows.

Tax and change of career or retirement

Changing jobs or retiring, tax codes and rates, starting a new job or business, redundancy.

You can watch recordings of these webinars from October 2014. You’ll still need to register.

Part 1: Redundancy

Part 2: Retirement

Part 3: Starting in business

Business record keeping

Record keeping for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

Live webinar

Please note that there are currently no live dates for this webinar.

You can watch a recording of this webinar from 19 December 2013. You’ll still need to register.

Embassies and international organisations

A demonstration of HMRC’s Basic PAYE tools for the staff of embassies and international organisations who are required to run their own payroll.

You can watch a recording of this webinar from June 2015. You’ll still need to register.

Advice and help

To watch webinars, your computer and software will need to meet minimum requirements.

Search for help if you’re having any other technical problems with webinars.

If you still need help, you can contact HMRC online.