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HMRC email updates, videos and webinars for employing people

Learn more about getting started as an employer or running a small business including registration, payroll, tax returns, tax bills and payments.

Subscribe to receive email updates

Subscribe to the HMRC help and support email service to get information on a wide range of topics for individuals, businesses, employers and agents.

You can also:

  • make changes to your topic subscriptions
  • unsubscribe from the service whenever you want tr ## Registering and joining webinars

You can register for webinars in advance but we recommend you join each webinar 5 minutes before the start.

Getting started as an employer

Watch a collection of videos to find out what to do if you’re a new employer.

Help for new employers

You will learn about:

  • P2 tax notices
  • payroll software and how to use it to send reports to HMRC
  • how to deal with payments to previous employees
  • how to deal with a change to an employee’s payroll ID
  • submitting Earlier Year Updates
  • when and how to pay PAYE
  • HMRC support if you’re unable to pay a tax debt

Understanding tax codes

Watch a collection of videos about understanding tax codes.

Understanding your tax code

You will find out:

  • what a tax code is
  • how a tax code works
  • what an emergency tax code is
  • what changes can affect tax codes
  • how changes to tax codes affect pay
  • how to update details online if a tax code is wrong

Running a small business

Watch a collection of videos to find out about running a small business.

Running a small business

You will learn about:

  • Corporation Tax and what it is
  • how to deal with your first Corporation Tax account
  • how to pay your Self Assessment tax bill
  • paying your Corporation Tax bill
  • when and how to pay PAYE
  • HMRC support if you’re unable to pay a tax debt
  • which structure to choose when registering your business
  • basic recording keeping

How to add a tax 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

Sign in to your HMRC business tax account to view your tax position and manage all your taxes from one place.

Employer filing obligations

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about employer filing obligations.

You will learn about:

  • why employers need to send regular reports
  • what a Full Payment Submission (FPS) is
  • what an Employer Payment Summary (EPS) is
  • how and when these reports are sent
  • exceptions
  • key dates
  • payments after leaving

Payroll

Employers — what’s new for 2024 to 2025

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about employers — what’s new for 2024 to 2025.

You will learn about:

  • Class 1 National Insurance contributions — rates and thresholds
  • expenses and benefits for employees — fuel benefits charges for company cars, vans and fuel
  • National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates
  • statutory payments — the new rates
  • student loans
  • other changes, including changes to National Insurance for those who are self-employed

Annual reports and tasks

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about payroll — annual reports and tasks.

You will learn about the steps employers need to take at the end of the tax year and how to set up payroll records for the new tax year, including:

  • sending your last Full Payment Submission
  • confirming your final submission
  • updating your software for the new tax year
  • issuing P60s
  • entering tax codes for the new tax year

Getting payroll information right

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about getting payroll information right.

You will learn how to:

  • give accurate information to HMRC
  • avoid common payroll mistakes

This will save you time due to fewer enquiries from your employees and HMRC.

Taxing employees’ benefits and expenses through your payroll

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about taxing employees’ benefits and expenses through your payroll.

You will learn how it makes it easier for:

  • employees to see they’re paying the right amount of tax
  • employers, as they will not need to send in a P11D for payrolled benefits

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

Submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online.

You will find out how to send forms P11D and P11D(b) online, using HMRC’s PAYE online service.

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online.

Expenses and benefits

Company cars, vans and fuel

Live webinar

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

This webinar is for employers whose employees and directors have private use of a company car or van. You will learn about:

  • tax and National Insurance
  • the details you need to keep about the car or van
  • fuel you make available for private use

The first part of the webinar will cover company cars, and the second part will cover company vans.

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about company cars, vans and fuel.

Employees with more than one workplace

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar if your employees have more than one workplace.

You will find out about:

  • employee travel to different types of workplace, such as a temporary workplace
  • different types of worker
  • geographical locations
  • the 24 month rule
  • the 40% test
  • the effect this has on tax and National Insurance

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar if your employees have more than one workplace.

Employee travel

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about employee travel.

You will learn about:

  • reimbursing employees undertaking travel on behalf of the employer
  • an overview of the tax treatment of:
    • travel and subsistence payments to employees
    • mileage payments for employees using their own vehicle
    • benchmark and bespoke scale rates
  • the records you need to keep and when they need to be reported

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about employee travel.

Phones, internet and homeworking

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about phones, internet and homeworking.

You will find out about an overview of the tax and National Insurance treatment where an employer provides:

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

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about phones, internet and homeworking.

Trivial benefits

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about trivial benefits.

This webinar for employers gives an overview of trivial benefits. You will learn about:

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

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about trivial benefits.

Social functions and parties

Live webinar

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

You will find out about the tax and National Insurance treatment of providing employees with annual social functions, including:

  • the conditions for the event to be exempt from tax and National Insurance and reporting
  • PAYE settlement agreements and how to apply

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about social functions and parties.

Statutory pay

Statutory Sick Pay

Live webinar

Register for the next live webinar about Statutory Sick Pay.

You will learn about:

  • qualifying conditions
  • paying Statutory Sick Pay
  • company sick pay
  • holidays and bank holidays
  • agency, casual and term-time workers
  • not being entitled to Statutory Sick Pay
  • keeping records

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about Statutory Sick Pay.

Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay

Live webinar

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

You will learn about:

  • who qualifies for these statutory payments
  • how much to pay using the GOV.UK calculator
  • how to claim back these statutory payments
  • keeping in touch days
  • the records you need to keep

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay.

PAYE Settlement Agreements

Watch a collection of videos about PAYE Settlement Agreements (PSAs).

PAYE Settlement Agreements (PSAs)

You will find out about:

  • what a PAYE Settlement Agreement is
  • how to apply for a PAYE Settlement Agreement
  • how you submit a PAYE Settlement Agreement calculation online
  • how you pay a PAYE Settlement Agreement
  • what help you can get if you cannot pay your tax bill

Labour supply chain due diligence

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about due diligence in the supply chain for local authorities.

You will find out about:

  • new supply chain due diligence principles
  • examples of good due diligence
  • the most serious fraud in the public sector

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about labour supply chain due diligence.

This webinar is for the NHS.

You will learn about:

  • our new supply chain due diligence principles
  • the most serious examples of fraud within the public sector
  • examples of good due diligence to safeguard government departments
  • understanding your procurement structure, size of supply chains and the type of checks you currently undertake

Responsibilities when your business grows

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

Watch a collection of videos about the risks for agencies and businesses who use the services of umbrella companies in their supply chains.

Tax avoidance schemes — risks.

You will learn about:

  • umbrella companies promoting tax avoidance schemes
  • the risks to contractors

Recorded webinar

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.

You will learn about:

  • tax avoidance schemes
  • financial and reputational risks
  • steps you can take to avoid becoming involved in tax avoidance schemes
  • mini umbrella company fraud

Starting a limited company

Watch a video about paying your Corporation Tax bill.

Paying your Corporation Tax bill

How you can help savers avoid scams

Recorded webinar

Watch a recorded webinar about how you can help savers avoid scams.

This webinar is for employers and tax agents. You will learn about:

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

HMRC community forums

You can use the online HMRC community forums to ask questions, see what others are asking and get answers.

Published 6 October 2017
Last updated 7 June 2024 + show all updates
  1. A link to a series of videos about tax avoidance schemes has been added.

  2. Live webinar links for submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online, employee travel, travel benefits, and social functions and parties have been added.

  3. Live webinar links for company cars, vans and fuel, employees with more than one workplace, phones, internet and homeworking, Statutory Sick Pay, and Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay have been added.

  4. Live webinar links for employer filing obligations, getting payroll information right and taxing employees' benefits and expenses through your payroll have been added. The recorded webinar links for annual reports and tasks and submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online have been updated.

  5. Recorded webinar links about employer filing obligations, what’s new for 2024 to 2025, getting payroll information right, taxing employees' benefits and expenses through your payroll, company cars vans and fuel, employees with more than one workplace, employee travel, phones, internet and homeworking, trivial benefits, social functions and parties, statutory sick pay and statutory maternity and paternity pay have been added.

  6. A live webinar link for employers — what's new for 2024 to 2025 has been added. Recorded webinar links about employer filing obligations, getting payroll information right, taxing employees' benefits and expenses through your payroll, Statutory Sick Pay and Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay have been added

  7. The link to recorded webinar for employers — what's new for 2023 to 2024 has been updated.

  8. Live webinar links about employer filing obligations and getting payroll information right, taxing employees’ benefits and expenses through your payroll, if your employees have more than one workplace, employee travel, Statutory Sick Pay and Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay have been updated. Recorded webinar links for company cars, vans and fuel, phones, internet and homeworking, trivial benefits, social functions and parties, labour supply chain due diligence, risks for agencies and other businesses and how you can help savers avoid scams have been added.

  9. Live webinar link for employees with more than one workplace has been updated.

  10. Recorded webinar link for labour supply chain due diligence has been updated.

  11. The section on understanding your tax code has been updated to include a collection of videos.

  12. A link to sign into your HMRC business tax account has been added under the ‘How to add a tax through your business tax account’ section. The recorded webinar link for due diligence in the supply chain for local authorities has been updated.

  13. Removed the link to register for 'Submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online'.

  14. Live webinars about employer filing obligations, getting payroll information right and taxing employees’ benefits and expenses through your payroll have been updated. A new live webinar about submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online has been added.

  15. Information about what you can learn from PAYE Settlement Agreements (PSAs) videos has been updated.

  16. Recorded webinar links for 'Payroll annual reports and task' and 'submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online' have been updated.

  17. A link to a collection of videos about PAYE Settlement Agreements (PSAs) has been added.

  18. The links for recorded webinars have been updated for: Employer filing obligations, Company cars, vans and fuel, Employees with more than one workplace, Employee travel, Phones, internet and homeworking, Trivial benefits, Social function and parties, Getting payroll information right, Taxing employees’ benefits and expenses through your payroll, Statutory Sick Pay, and Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay. The links to register for upcoming live webinars have been updated for: Employees with more than one workplace, Payroll — annual reports and tasks, and Taxing employees’ benefits and expenses through your payroll.

  19. A link to a recorded 'Employers — what’s new for 2023 to 2024' webinar has been added.

  20. A link to a new 'Employers — what’s new for 2023 to 2024 ' live webinar has been added and out of date 'Employers — what’s new for 2022 to 2023' and 'Employees with more than one workplace' webinars links have been removed.

  21. The links to register for the next live webinars on 'employer filing obligations' and 'getting payroll information right' have been updated. A link to register for the live webinar about 'taxing employees' benefits and expenses through your payroll' has been added. A link to a recorded webinar on 'labour supply chain due diligence' has been added.

  22. The links to the recorded webinars about risks for agencies and other businesses and how you can help savers avoid scams have been updated.

  23. A link to register for the live webinar about due diligence in the supply chain has been added. The link to register for the live webinar about taxing employee’s benefits and expenses through your payroll has been removed.

  24. Added a YouTube video on 'What is a tax code' in the 'Getting started as an employer' section.

  25. A link to a recorded webinar about labour supply chain due diligence has been added as the live webinar is no longer available.

  26. A section about labour supply chain due diligence has been added and includes a link to register for a live webinar.

  27. Information about the HMRC help and support email service and a new ‘HMRC community forums’ section has been added.

  28. We have updated the register links for 'employer filing obligations', 'employees with more than one workplace', 'phones, internet and homeworking', 'trivial benefits' and 'social functions and parties', 'Statutory Sick Pay', and 'Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay'. We have removed the register link for submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online.

  29. Links to register for the next live webinars about 'company cars, vans and fuel', 'employee travel', 'getting payroll information right' and 'taxing employees' benefits and expenses through your payroll' have been added.

  30. We have removed 7 links to register for webinars as you can no longer register for them. The link to register for a live webinar about submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online has been updated and a recorded webinar for this has been added.

  31. Links to register for the next live webinars about 'employees with more than one workplace', 'phones, internet and homeworking', 'trivial benefits', 'social functions and parties' and 'submitting forms P11D and P11D(b) online' have been added.

  32. The links to recorded webinars have been updated. The recorded webinar for 'P11D — how to complete your 2020 to 2021 return' has been removed.

  33. Links to register for the next live webinars about employer Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity and Paternity Pay, employer filing obligations, company cars, vans and fuel, employee travel and getting payroll information right have been added.

  34. The information about taxing employees’ benefits and expenses through your payroll has been updated.

  35. The link to the recorded webinar about Statutory Sick Pay has been updated. Recorded webinar ‘HMRC and Companies House working together for you’ and ‘HMRC and the Health and Safety Executive working together for you’ have been removed.

  36. A link to register for a live ‘payroll: annual reports and tasks’ webinar has been added.

  37. Watch a recorded webinar about employers – what’s new for 2022 to 2023 and register for the next live webinar about payrolling – tax employee benefits through payroll have been added.

  38. A link to register for a live 'Employers — what’s new for 2022 to 2023' webinar has been added.

  39. We have added a webinar recording for research and development tax relief for small and medium-sized businesses.

  40. Links to register for live webinars about Research and Development tax relief for small and medium-sized businesses have been added.

  41. Links to register for live webinars about getting payroll information right and employer filing obligations have been added.

  42. 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.

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

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

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

  46. 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.

  47. 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.

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

  49. 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'.

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

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

  52. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  59. 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.

  60. 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'.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  68. Live webinar links updated with recordings of sessions.

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

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

  71. 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'.

  72. 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.

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

  74. 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.

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

  76. 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.

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

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

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

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

  81. 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).

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

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

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

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

  86. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  94. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  103. First published.