Business Basics: Hiring your first employee

Ready to take the first steps to expand your team, but don’t know where to begin? We’ll take you through the process of how to employ someone, whether you’re a sole trader or limited company, so you can get it right from day one.


Ready to take the first steps to expand your team, but don’t know where to begin? We’ll take you through the process of how to employ someone, whether you’re a sole trader or limited company, so you can get it right from day one.

From contracts and handbooks to pensions and inductions, our employment experts explain the basics, answering questions like:

  • Can a sole trader have employees?
  • How much does it cost to employ someone?
  • What is a right to work check?
  • Do I need a staff handbook?
  • What should I include in an employment contract?

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