Online help and support for employers from HMRC

HMRC continue to develop the help and support available to employers by electronic means and you can now use some or all of the following methods to obtain guidance from HMRC in connection with your obligations as an employer.

Sign up for regular emails which will provide useful hints and tips. You can sign up here:

https://public-online.hmrc.gov.uk/business-emails/subscription

Work through an online tutorial covering PAYE tax, national insurance and running a payroll. For more information on this e-learning option click here:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/courses/syob2/employer/index.htm

Watch a live webinar, which allows for questions to be asked and answered by HMRC. You need to register for the webinar beforehand which can be done by clicking on the link to the relevant webinar. Upcoming live webinars include

24 September – Using Basic PAYE tools, 11 am – 12 noon:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7206041247988796161

28 September – Getting started as an employer, 11am – 12 noon:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5732431783158086658

29 September – Expenses and benefits, 10 – 11 am:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/498142908210594562

29 September – Expenses and benefits, 4 – 5pm:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1419892092323092226

7 October – Getting started as an employer, 11am – 12 noon

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/168453247110200066

7 October – Using Basic PAYE tools, 1– 2 pm:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/498142908210594562

There are also webinars scheduled covering topics such as ‘How to avoid in year penalties’ and ‘Statutory Sick Pay’. Find out more here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/webinars-emails-and-videos-on-employing-people

Watch a recording of a webinar which has already taken place. There are a number of recorded webinars available covering topics such as ‘National Minimum Wage’, ‘Care and Support Employers’. You need to register to be able to watch them.

Find out more here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/webinars-emails-and-videos-on-employing-people

(23-09-2015)