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:

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

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:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: