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Stafftax for domestic employers PDF Print E-mail

When you employ domestic staff in the UK you not only have to find the best possible candidate for your household, you also become an employer.  As such you take on a host of responsibilities. For instance, you must draw up an employment contract with your employee within eight weeks of their start date and give them a payslip every time they get paid.  It is also a legal responsibility that you have employer’s liability insurance. 

In addition you must also make sure that you pay your employee at least the national minimum wage or above, so you need to have a good understanding of the basics of employment law. It's surprisingly easy to make mistakes when you're juggling issues such as holiday entitlement, statutory sick pay, benefits in kind, statutory maternity pay and redundancy pay. At Stafftax we can take care of the payroll aspects for you so you can concentrate on the your family, your household and the more important things in life.

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