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Employer Information

Below is a list of useful resources and guidance that will help Employers and Employees in the workplace.
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National Minimum Wage

Is your business abiding with the National Minimum/Living Wage rate? If you’re hiring or employing an apprentice it’s important to understand the differences in their wages.

Employers Liability Insurance

Employers are required to ensure Employers Liability Insurance is in place – do you have the right policies?


Jobcentre plus help for recruiters

The Jobcentre provides free, impartial advice for businesses facing recruitment issues.

Employment Contracts

Is your business ready to take on staff? Employers need to have the right employment contracts for their team members.

Contract Types

Your responsibilities to your employees will depend on the type of contracts given to them. Each contract type will stipulate varying terms of employment.


PAYE and Payroll for Employers

Employers paying their staff through payroll will need to make deductions for PAYE and are required to keep payroll records.


Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes available to new or existing staff. Your employees gain nationally recognised qualifications that are relevant to their role in the workplace, and your business gains a highly skilled employee.

Wellbeing in the Workplace

Guidance is available to help you safeguard your team’s mental health.

Apprenticeship Levy

Certain businesses can receive levy funds from Staffordshire County Council, to recruit new apprentices or to help existing employees develop their skills by undertaking an apprenticeship.