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Recruiting and hiring staff

When you recruit new staff you’ll find there’s lots of helpful advice and support available to help you get the job specification and description right, find the right candidates, hold interviews, take up references and make the eventual hiring decision. Whether you are employing someone for the first time or taking on extra staff, there is practical guidance and advice as well as financial assistance that you can tap into.

ACAS provides a series ofstep-by-step guidesto recruiting a new member of staff, settling in a new employee, and writing a new employee’s contract.

The government-backed small business recruitment service provides individual support for small businesses to recruit staff, including a helpline and aftercare.

Employers can reduce the amount of National Insurance contributions (NICs) they pay for their employees by up to £2,000 with the new employment allowance.

You can post your jobs online free on one of Europe’s largest jobs boards to get a list of suitable jobseekers, automatically matched by CV and skills.

See the governments A-Z guide for recruiting and hiring staff to get all the information that you need for taking on staff.