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

Your employer's responsibilities

Whether you're a domestic worker or a nurse, you have the same employment rights, and your employers have the same responsibilities. You should never agree to work for an employer who is not willing to carry out these responsibilities.

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