Guidance

Help and support for employing people

Get help if you're an employer by using videos and webinars from HMRC.

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

To attend an upcoming live webinar, register and sign in at least 5 minutes before it starts.

You can ask your host questions during live webinars using the on-screen text box.

Regular updates from HMRC

Sign up for the employer email alert service to receive important updates from HMRC, it will also tell you when a new employer bulletin is available.

Getting started as an employer

Watch YouTube videos about:

Catch up with the latest available webinars to find out about:

Use the online guide on becoming an employer to find out about:

  • taking on staff
  • running a payroll
  • sick pay and end-of-year tasks
  • what to do when an employee leaves

Employer filing obligations

Catch up with the latest available webinar about employer filing obligations to find out how and when to send a Full Payment Submission and Employer Payment Summary to HMRC.

Expenses and benefits

Introduction

Catch up with the latest available webinar for an introduction to expenses and benefits to find out about:

  • paying expenses to employees
  • providing benefits

Register for the next live webinar about expenses and benefits for case studies of providing employees with vouchers, medical insurance, paying personal bills and using credit cards.

Medical insurance

Catch up with the latest available medical insurance webinar to find out about your tax, National Insurance and reporting responsibilities.

Personal bills

Catch up with the latest available personal bills webinar to find out:

  • what an employee’s personal bill is
  • your tax, National Insurance and reporting responsibilities

Vouchers and debit or credit cards

Catch up with the latest available voucher and debit or credit cards webinar to find out your tax, National Insurance and reporting responsibilities.

Company cars, vans and fuel

Register for the next live webinar about company cars vans and fuel to find out what records to keep and what to report to HMRC.

Catch up with the latest available webinar about company cars and fuel to find out about the details you need to keep for the cars and fuel:

  • used by your employees
  • available for private use

Company vans

Catch up with the latest available webinar about company vans to find out:

  • how to account for tax and National Insurance
  • where to go for further help

Employee travel

Find out about:

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

Mileage

Catch up with the latest available mileage webinar for employers who make mileage payments to employees who use their own vehicles, to find out:

  • what a business journey is
  • your reporting responsibilities

Travel and subsistence

Catch up with the latest available travel and subsistence webinar to find out about your tax, National Insurance and reporting responsibilities for your employees, when you’re:

  • providing travel
  • reimbursing travel
  • providing overnight accommodation

Phones, internet and homeworking

Catch up with the latest available phones, internet and homeworking webinar about the tax and National Insurance treatment where an employer provides:

  • a mobile phone
  • an internet connection
  • homeworking expenses

Trivial benefits

Catch up with the latest available webinar about providing trivial benefits to employees. Find out what is meant by trivial benefits and the conditions that have to be met.

Entertaining staff

Catch up with the latest available webinar about expenses and benefits for entertaining staff to find out about tax and National Insurance when providing:

  • free or subsidised tea, coffee or meals at work
  • social functions for your employees

PAYE: end of year expenses and benefits (P11D)

Catch up with the latest available webinar about PAYE: end of year expenses and benefits (P11D) which covers the most common entries on the end of year expenses and benefits return (P11D).

Payrolling: tax employee’s benefits through your payroll

Catch up with the latest available webinar about payrolling benefits in kind to find out about tax and National Insurance on:

  • payrolling expenses
  • benefits

Payroll

Watch YouTube videos about:

Catch up with the latest available webinar about payroll and how to give HMRC accurate information.

The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage

Catch up with the latest webinars about how to check you’re paying the National Minimum Wage correctly:

Use the online guide on paying your workers the minimum wage to find out more about the:

  • National Minimum Wage
  • National Living Wage

Employment status

Catch up with the latest available webinar about employment status to find out:

  • what you have to do if you’re employing or engaging someone
  • about applying the correct employment status

Penalties

Watch a YouTube video about paying tax at the right time.

Catch up with the latest available webinar about how to avoid in-year penalties to find out:

  • when penalties are charged
  • how to avoid in-year penalties for late and non-filing

Statutory pay

Statutory Sick Pay

Catch up with the latest available webinar about Statutory Sick Pay to find out about:

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

Managing sick leave and Statutory Sick Pay

Register for the next live joint webinar with the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) to find out about:

  • managing both short and continuous sickness absence
  • dismissal
  • mental health and much more

Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay

Catch up with the latest available webinar about Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay to find out about:

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

Shared Parental Leave and Pay

Catch up with the latest available webinar about Shared Parental Leave and Pay to find out about entitlements for parents.

Responsibilities when your business grows

Catch up with the latest available webinar from HMRC and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to find out about your responsibilities as your business grows for:

  • health and safety
  • reporting tax and National Insurance
Published 6 October 2017
Last updated 9 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Webinars for PAYE: end of year expenses and benefits has been updated.
  2. Webinars about getting started as an employer, payrolling and the the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage have been updated.
  3. Webinars for expenses and benefits, PAYE end of year expenses, payroll, national living wage and statutory pay have been updated.
  4. 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.
  5. New webinars about expenses and benefits and your responsibilities when your business grows have been added.
  6. The webinars for 'what’s new for 2018' and 'employer filing obligations' have been re-recorded because of important new information affecting employers.
  7. The latest webinars about reporting PAYE to HMRC, employer filing obligations, phones, internet and homeworking and trivial benefits have been added.
  8. The latest webinars about what's new for 2018, company vans and payrolling benefits in kind have been added.
  9. The latest webinars about The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage have been updated.
  10. The latest available webinars have been added for expenses and benefits, payrolling benefits in kind and company cars and fuel.
  11. Register for the next live HMRC and Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) joint webinar about managing sick leave and statutory sick pay.
  12. Register for the next live webinar about the National Living wage and the National Minimum wage.
  13. First published.