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Taking on your first employee?

Everything you need to know about taking on your first employee, from registering as an employer to employment law and PAYE.

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Payroll guides

Are you ready for auto-enrolment?

Follow our guide to auto-enrolment to find out when your staging date is and make sure your payroll system is up to it.

Five HR tips for first time employers

Follow this checklist of the most important things you need to do when you take on your first employee.

What is payroll?

Head over to our accounting glossary to find out the meaning of payroll and other related terms.

What's the employer's National Insurance rate?

Find out the current rate employers have to pay towards their employee's NI on our UK tax rates tracker.

Guide to RTI

Download your free guide to RTI

Check out this short how-to video to find out how to file your Self Assessment tax return directly to HMRC through FreeAgent.

What is RTI?

RTI is short for Real Time Information and is the way you report payroll information directly to HMRC. Find out more on our accounting glossary...

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