Guidance

Help and support for employing people

Watch videos, sign up for email alerts and register for free webinars to get help if you're an employer.

You can sign up for email alerts for employers and to get alerts when a new employer bulletin is available.

If you register for a webinar, you:

  • must register and sign in 5 minutes before it starts
  • can ask questions using the on-screen text box

Available webinars are listed by subject and can last up to an hour.

Getting started as an employer

Watch videos about:

Employer filing obligations

Watch a recorded webinar about employer filing obligations. You’ll learn about how and when to send HMRC:

  • a full payment submission
  • an employer payment summary

Register for the next live webinar about employer filing obligations.

Employers – what’s new for 2021 to 2022

Watch a recorded webinar about employers – what’s new for 2021 to 2022 for an overview of the main payroll changes from April 2021.

Expenses and benefits

Company cars, vans and fuel

Watch a recorded webinar about company cars, vans and fuel to learn about:

  • what records to keep
  • information to report to HMRC

Register for the next live webinar about company cars, vans and fuel.

Employees with more than one workplace

Watch a recorded webinar about the workplace and travel to learn about:

  • employee travel to different types of workplace such as a temporary workplace
  • the effect this has on tax and National Insurance

Register for the next live webinar about expenses and benefits for employees – if your employees have more than one workplace to learn about:

  • employee travel to different types of workplace such as a temporary workplace
  • geographical locations
  • the 24-month rule
  • the 40% test
  • the effect these have on tax and National Insurance

Employee travel

Watch a recorded webinar about employee travel to learn about:

  • travel and subsistence payments to employees
  • mileage payments for employees using their own vehicle

Register for the next live webinar about employee travel.

Phones, internet and homeworking

Watch a recorded webinar about phones, internet and homeworking for an overview of the tax and National Insurance treatment where an employer:

  • provides a mobile phone
  • reimburses the use of a personal mobile phone
  • provides broadband in an employees home, or pays towards it
  • provides homeworking expenses to its employees

Register for the next live webinar about expenses and benefits for employees – phones, internet and homeworking.

Trivial benefits

Watch a recorded webinar about trivial benefits to learn more about:

  • trivial benefits
  • the conditions that have to be met

Register for the next live webinar about expenses and benefits for employees – trivial benefits.

This is part of our expenses and benefits range of webinars for employers. It provides an overview of trivial benefits, including:

  • what is a trivial benefit
  • what conditions have to be met to be exempt from reporting to HMRC
  • examples of trivial benefits scenarios
  • what your responsibilities are

Social functions and parties

Watch a recorded webinar about social functions and parties to learn about tax and National Insurance when providing social functions for your employees.

Register for the next live webinar about social functions and parties.

Payroll

Payroll: annual reports and tasks

Watch a recorded webinar about payroll: annual reports and tasks to learn about the steps employers need to take at the end of the tax year to send final payment submissions, issue P60s and set up their payroll records for the following tax year.

Getting payroll information right

Watch a recorded webinar about getting payroll information right to learn about how to:

  • provide accurate information to HMRC
  • avoid common payroll mistakes

This will save you time as you will have fewer enquiries from your employees and HMRC.

Register for the next live webinar about getting payroll information right.

Payrolling – tax employee benefits through payroll

Watch a recorded webinar about payrolling – tax employee benefits through payroll to learn about how it makes it easier for employees to see they’re paying the right amount of tax. It also makes it easier for employers as they will not have to send in a P11D for payrolled benefits.

We’ll show you how to register for payrolling and what happens once you have registered, using examples.

Register for the next live webinar about payrolling – tax employee benefits through payroll.

P11D – how to complete your 2020 to 2021 return

Watch a recorded webinar about the P11D and how to complete your 2020 to 2021 return to learn about:

  • which employees need a P11D
  • the P11D and when to submit it
  • taxable expenses and benefits
  • National Insurance contributions
  • how to correct a P11D

The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage

Watch a recorded webinar about breaks, travel and waiting time in the social care sector.

Statutory pay

Statutory Sick Pay

Use the Statutory Sick Pay online guide to find out more about:

  • who can get Statutory Sick Pay
  • calculating and paying Statutory Sick Pay
  • what to do if an employee is not entitled to Statutory Sick Pay
  • company sick pay
  • Statutory Sick Pay and holidays
  • managing sick leave
  • keeping records

Watch a recorded webinar about Statutory Sick Pay to learn about:

  • what happens when an employee is off sick
  • deciding when to pay Statutory Sick Pay
  • how to calculate Statutory Sick Pay

Register for the next live webinar about Statutory Sick Pay.

Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay

Watch a recorded webinar about Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay to learn about:

  • pay for employees who’ve had or are having a baby
  • what payments you can make
  • how to calculate payments

Register for the next live webinar about Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay.

Responsibilities when your business grows

Risks for agencies and other businesses working with umbrella companies operating avoidance schemes

Watch a recorded webinar about risks for agencies and other businesses.

This webinar gives an overview of the risks for agencies and other businesses who use the services of umbrella companies in their supply chains. It is targeted at employers who use temporary labour.

Starting a limited company

Watch a recorded webinar about HMRC and Companies House working together for you to learn about:

  • how to register the company (incorporation)
  • directors’ responsibilities to Companies House
  • directors’ responsibilities to HMRC
  • where you can find further help and guidance

Watch a video about paying your Corporation Tax bill.

Paying your corporation tax bill.

How you can help savers avoid scams

Watch a recorded webinar for employers and tax agents on how you can help savers avoid scams and to learn:

  • how they work
  • who is at risk
  • what the warning signs are

HMRC and Health and Safety Executive working together for you

Watch a recorded webinar about HMRC and the Health and Safety Executive working together for you to learn about:

  • health and safety – find answers to typical questions
  • taking on new employees as your business grows

How to add a service through your business tax account

Watch a video to find out about how to add a tax through your business tax account.

How to add a tax through your Business Tax Account.

Published 6 October 2017
Last updated 29 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. Links to register for live webinars about tax and National Insurance for company cars, vans and fuel and social functions and parties have been added.

  2. A recording of a webinar about the risks for agencies and other businesses working with umbrella companies operating avoidance schemes has been added.

  3. A link to register for the next live webinar about tax and National Insurance for social functions and parties for employees has been added.

  4. The video 'How to add a service through your business tax account' has been updated.

  5. Links to register for the next live webinar about employer filing obligations, company cars, vans and fuel, employee travel and getting payroll information right have been added.

  6. Links to register for the next live webinar about expenses and benefits for employers 'if your employees have more than one workplace', 'phones, internet and homeworking' and trivial benefits have been added.

  7. Added a YouTube video on 'How to add a service through your business tax account'.

  8. All links to recorded webinars have been updated, including new links to register for the next live webinars for 'company cars, vans and fuel', 'employee travel', 'phones, internet and homeworking', Statutory Sick Pay' and 'Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay'.

  9. A webinar about how to complete your 2020 to 2021 P11D return has been added.

  10. Information about using the Statutory Sick Pay online guide has been added.

  11. Links to webinars have been added for employer filing obligations, what's new for 2021 to 2022, payroll and statutory pay for sickness, maternity and paternity.

  12. Links to webinars about 'Whats new for employers 2021 to 2022', 'Employee travel', 'Payroll annual reports and tasks' have been updated.

  13. Links to videos have been removed from the 'The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage' section.

  14. Links to register for the webinars for 'employers - what’s new for 2021 to 2022' and 'payroll: annual reports and tasks' have been added.

  15. A video about paying your Corporation Tax bill has been added to the section 'Starting a limited company'.

  16. A new webinar has been added about breaks, travel and waiting time in the social care sector.

  17. New webinar added: How you can help savers avoid scams

  18. Links to register for the next live webinar have been removed from company cars, vans and fuel and employees with more than one workplace. A link to register for the next live webinar for employee travel has been added.

  19. We have updated the live webinar links for, 'company cars, vans and fuel benefits', 'employees with more than one workplace' and 'payrolling - tax employee benefits'. We have removed sections on registering for the webinar from, 'Employee travel', 'phones, internet and homeworking' and 'Employer filing obligations'.

  20. A webinar has been added for Phones, internet and homeworking.

  21. Links to register for the next live webinars about employer filing obligations, company cars, vans and fuel benefits and employee travel have been added.

  22. New recorded webinars for 'expenses and benefits for employers - phones, internet and homeworking' and 'Payrolling - tax employee benefits through payroll' have been added.

  23. A new webinar for 'expenses and benefits for employers - phones, internet and homeworking' has been added.

  24. A new webinar for 'Payrolling – tax employee benefits through payroll' has been added.

  25. A new webinar has been added about how to complete your 2019-2020 P11D return

  26. The video links within the payroll section have been updated. The penalties section and video have been removed.

  27. Live webinar links updated with recordings of sessions.

  28. A new online guide on Paying your workers the minimum wage has been added for the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage.

  29. A new webinar has been added about the National Minimum Wage.

  30. New webinars have been added for 'employer filing obligations', 'company cars, vans and fuel', 'employee travel', 'trivial benefits', 'social functions and parties', 'getting payroll information right', 'payrolling – tax employee benefits', 'Statutory Sick Pay', 'Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay' and 'HMRC and Health and Safety Executive'.

  31. The webinar links for Employer filing obligations, Company cars, vans and fuel, Employees with more than one workplace, Employee travel, Phones, internet and homeworking, Trivial benefits, Social functions and parties, Getting payroll information right, Payrolling – tax employee benefits through payroll, Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay, Responsibilities when your business grows have been updated.

  32. The video links within sections for payroll, national living wage and penalties have been updated.

  33. The webinars about employee travel, trivial benefits, social functions and parties, payrolling - tax employee benefits through payroll, Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay have been updated.

  34. The webinar about 'HMRC and Health and Safety Executive (HSE)' has been removed.

  35. The webinar links for ‘Employee travel’, ‘Phones, internet and homeworking’, ‘Social functions and parties’, ‘Payrolling – tax employee benefits through payroll’ and ‘Statutory pay’ have been updated.

  36. The webinars for employee travel, social functions and parties for your employees and Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay have been updated.

  37. The webinar for payrolling – tax employee benefits through payroll has been added

  38. The webinar for HMRC and Companies House working together for you has been added.

  39. Webinars for 'Company cars, vans and fuel' and 'Employees with more than one workplace' have been added.

  40. This page has been updated to include a link to a webinar that covers the most common entries on the end of year expenses & benefits return (P11D).

  41. The The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage webinars have been updated.

  42. Webinars have been added for annual reporting and tasks, and social functions and parties.

  43. Webinars for 'Employers - whats new for 2019-2020' and YouTube videos for National Minimum Wage have been added.

  44. A bite sized webinar on accommodation and the National Minimum Wage has been added.

  45. Webinars for 'Unpaid working time and the National Minimum Wage', 'Employer filing obligations', 'Expenses and benefits', 'Payroll', 'Statutory Pay' and 'Responsibilities when your business grows' have been added and the webinar for 'Employment Status' has been removed.

  46. The latest webinars about employer filing obligations, company cars, vans and fuel, National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage have been added.

  47. The latest webinars about employer filing obligations, company cars, vans and fuel, and a Statutory Sick Pay online guide have been added.

  48. The latest webinars about employer filing obligations, company cars, vans and fuel, and a Statutory Sick Pay online guide have been added.

  49. Webinars for employee travel and responsibilities when your business grows and the workplace and travel have been added.

  50. Webinars for PAYE: end of year expenses and benefits has been updated.

  51. Webinars about getting started as an employer, payrolling and the the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage have been updated.

  52. Webinars for expenses and benefits, PAYE end of year expenses, payroll, national living wage and statutory pay have been updated.

  53. The latest webinars about penalties, expenses and benefits, travel and subsistence, entertaining staff and Statutory Sick Pay have been added, as well as details of a new webinar about managing sick leave and Statutory Sick Pay.

  54. New webinars about expenses and benefits and your responsibilities when your business grows have been added.

  55. The webinars for 'what’s new for 2018' and 'employer filing obligations' have been re-recorded because of important new information affecting employers.

  56. The latest webinars about reporting PAYE to HMRC, employer filing obligations, phones, internet and homeworking and trivial benefits have been added.

  57. The latest webinars about what's new for 2018, company vans and payrolling benefits in kind have been added.

  58. The latest webinars about The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage have been updated.

  59. The latest available webinars have been added for expenses and benefits, payrolling benefits in kind and company cars and fuel.

  60. Register for the next live HMRC and Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) joint webinar about managing sick leave and statutory sick pay.

  61. Register for the next live webinar about the National Living wage and the National Minimum wage.

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