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Hiring a Nanny

Kirsty813Kirsty813 Settling In NicelyRegistered Posts: 25
Hi, Please can you help.
I am thinking a hiring a nanny part time (term time only)
I would be paying her under the £112 per week, so I would not have to pay National insurance or Tax. (I hope that is right)
I take it I will still have to reg with HRMC as an employer, do I need to get Employers liability insurance?
So am I right in thinking that I will just pay her the £7.20 x 15 hours = £108 per week and there will be no more to pay?
Just inform HRMC and give her a contract and payslip?
thank you for your help ?


  • Gem7321Gem7321 Experienced Mentor DevonMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 1,438
    If they don't already have another job or earn income from a pension etc. you won't need to register a PAYE scheme. I think you would need employers liability and you would probably need to check with your home insurers that they are happy for you to employ someone in your home.
  • Kirsty813Kirsty813 Settling In Nicely Registered Posts: 25
    Thank you for your help
  • south59south59 Registered Posts: 22
    The caveat to assuming they only have the one job is a tricky one.

    Liability rests with you.

    How can you definitely know they only work for you?

    I would suggest you always run PAYE.

    Just my 2p. There are more than a few would like to play the system.
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