Guide

Pay: employer obligations

Introduction

As an employer, you have a number of legal obligations when paying your staff.

This guide gives you an overview of your obligations on pay as an employer, which include:

  • providing workers with an itemised pay statement
  • complying with national minimum wage law
  • making statutory payments, eg maternity, paternity, shared parental pay, adoption, sick and guarantee pay
  • only making lawful deductions from wages