Business tax – news story

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

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

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.

What’s new for 2016

This webinar is for employers and provides an overview of the main payroll changes coming in for the new tax year (2016 to 2017).

Getting Information right

This webinar is for employers and shows you how to provide accurate information to HMRC.

Getting started as an employer

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

Live webinar

New dates for this live webinar will be made available soon.

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.

Live webinar

No dates for this live webinar are currently available.

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

Expenses and benefits

Paying expenses to employees, providing benefits.

Live webinar

No dates for this live webinar are currently available.

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

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

If you’re starting a limited company this webinar is for you. We will explain how to register your new company and the key responsibilities to HMRC and Companies House.

Watch a recording of this webinar from October 2015. 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.

Watch a recording of this webinar from January 2016. You’ll still need to register.

Emails

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

E-learning

An online course on becoming an employer.

More webinars and videos

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

How to avoid in year penalties

This webinar is aimed at employers and includes information on why penalties are charged, and how to avoid in year penalties for late and non-filing.

Live webinar

No dates for this live webinar are currently available.

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

National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage

What is National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage? Who pays it? Who gets it? Attend these live webinars now and find out.

A new recorded webinar covering National Living wage will be available soon, in the meantime you can watch a recording of a National Minimum Wage webinar from October 2015. You still need to register.

Video on YouTube

This National Minimum Wage video covers the key points for employers.

Care and support employers

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

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

Statutory Sick Pay

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

Live webinar

No dates for this live webinar are currently available.

Watch a recording of this webinar from July 2015. 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

No dates for this live webinar are currently available. New dates will be made soon.

Watch a recording of this webinar from July 2015. 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.

Live webinar

No dates for this live webinar are currently available. New dates will be made available soon.

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

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

Statutory Parental Pay for Adoptive Parents

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

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

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

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 July 2015. 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 July 2015. 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.