By being on a PAYE scheme and having NI contributions deducted from their salary your employee has certain statutory rights, which you as an employer have a legal responsibility to adhere to. These include rights to statutory sick pay and maternity pay and leave, as well as contributions towards their state pension and unemployment benefits. In addition your employee is also entitled to annual paid leave and redundancy pay.

Statutory Sick Pay
 Holiday Entitlement
 Statutory Maternity Pay
 Redundancy Pay

information for domestic workers

Always insist on a gross wage with your employer

Why are net-wage agreements still so common in domestic employment, especially when you bear in mind the financial implications at stake.

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