Dealing with HMRC in Relation to New Employees
When recruiting a new employee, it is important to observe HMRC’s rules and regulations concerning pay, tax, National Insurance contributions, and employment status. You need to accurately report this information in a timely manner, or else risk a penalty.
This course will teach you how and when to collect relevant information from new employees, how to process it in a safe and secure manner, and how to ensure that new starts are paid correctly and on time from the beginning of their time with your company.
You Will Learn:
- When and how to collect information from new employees
- How to set a new employee up on your payroll system, and how to report changes in employment status to HMRC
- How to use the information included in a P45
- How to automatically set up student loan deductions when entering a new employee onto your system
- How to make sure employee data is kept safe and secure
- How to ensure your new employee receives their first wages on time
Benefits of Taking This Course:
- If you are responsible for payroll and bookkeeping at work, this course will help you fulfil your legal duties in accordance with HMRC regulations
- This course will help you organise and store sensitive data in an appropriate manner, upholding employee privacy
- This course will help make the onboarding process as smooth and efficient as possible
- Ensuring a new hire is paid on time will maintain morale and get your employee-employer relationship off to a good start
Who can take the Dealing with HMRC in Relation to New Employees Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 4 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 4 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 4 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Dealing with HMRC in Relation to New Employees Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 1.0 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.