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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.

E-learning

Are you taking on staff and running a payroll? Get help here from our online guide Becoming an employer.

Find out about the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage in our new online guide Paying your workers the minimum wage.

Emails

HMRC employer email alert service

You can register for HMRC’s employer email alert service to get emails from HMRC that will tell you when new information is available, including when new issues of the Employer Bulletin are published.

Business help and education emails

You can register to get business help and education emails from HMRC.

Videos

YouTube videos:

Webinars

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

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

You can watch recorded webinars at any time but you’ll need to register first.

Getting Payroll information right

This webinar shows you how to give accurate information to HMRC.

Watch this webinar recorded in June 2016.

How to avoid in year penalties

This webinar has information on why penalties are charged, and how to avoid in year penalties for late and non-filing.

Watch this webinar recorded in July 2016.

The National Living Wage and The National Minimum Wage - cutting your risk series

This webinar, the first in a series will cover the essentials you need to know on national minimum wage and national living wage and the common errors made by employers, concentrating on working time and deductions.

Live webinars:

There are no dates for this live webinar available at present.

Watch this webinar recorded in February 2016.

What’s new for 2017

This webinar will provide an overview of new and changed processes for the 2017 to 2018 tax year.

Getting started as an employer

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

Watch this webinar recorded in June 2016.

Using Basic PAYE Tools for the first time

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

Live webinars:

There are no dates currently available for this live webinar.

Watch this webinar recorded in June 2016.

Expenses and benefits - an introduction

Paying expenses to employees, providing benefits.

Watch this webinar recorded in April 2016.

Payrolling benefits in kind - an overview

Find out more about payrolling expenses and benefits in this short webinar.

Watch this webinar recorded in June 2016.

Company directors: HMRC and Companies House - working together for you

This tells you how to register your new company and the key responsibilities to HMRC and Companies House.

Watch this webinar recorded in September 2016.

Company directors - payroll and you

This webinar covers Income Tax and National Insurance that director’s pay and payroll information that is submitted and how to report expenses and benefits to HMRC

Watch this webinar recorded in July 2016

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

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

Watch this webinar recorded in September 2016.

HMRC and HSE working together for you - working with construction, contractors and using the Construction Industry Scheme

Live webinar:

There are no current dates available for this live webinar.

Watch this webinar recorded in July 2016.

Care and support employers

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

Watch this webinar recorded in April 2015.

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 this webinar recorded in July 2016.

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.

Watch this webinar recorded in August 2016.

Statutory Shared Parental Pay and Leave

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

Watch this webinar recorded in July 2016.

Statutory Payments for Adoption

This gives your employees an amount of pay to help them to take time off when a child is ‘placed’ with them for adoption.

Watch this webinar recorded in November 2015.

Statutory Parental Pay for Adoptive Parents

This may be paid to any employee to help them to take time off after a child is placed with an adopter.

Watch this webinar recorded in November 2015.

Shared Parental Pay for Adoptive Parents

This is a new Statutory Payment available to adopters and their partners who have children placed with them on or after 5 April 2015.

Watch this webinar recorded in November 2015.

Social Enterprise

Choosing the right business structure (including community interest companies), the taxes you may have to pay and tax reliefs and investment.

Watch this webinar recorded in May 2016.

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 April 2016:

Starting your own business

Get your tax right from the start. Find out about the New Enterprise Allowance and what other support is available.

Watch this webinar recorded in February 2016.

Business record-keeping

Record-keeping for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

There’s no date for a live webinar at the moment.

Watch this webinar recorded in July 2015.

Help and advice

Check to make sure you have a compatible computer or mobile device to watch webinars.

Search for help if you have technical problems with webinars.

Contact HMRC online for other webinar help.