employment law checklist

Employment Law: A Checklist for Employers

When you employ someone, you take on a number of legal obligations and it is your responsibility to make sure you fulfill them. This guide provides an overview of your responsibilities, with a specific focus on: Recruitment. Terms of employment. Pay. Your ongoing responsibilities as an employer. Recruitment Taking on new staff. Contract of employment. Job description. Qualifications and skills. Taking on new staff It is a criminal offence to employ anyone who does not have the right to work in the UK. You are required to follow these three steps: Step 1: Potential employees must provide documentation specified in two lists on the Home Office website: One of the original documents from List 1, (typically a passport or document showing the holder is a national of a European Economic Area cou... »