There are 6 things you need to do when employing staff for the first time.
Options for taking on or replacing staff, including apprenticeships and placement programmes.
Make sure a job applicant can work in the UK. There are penalties if you employ illegal workers.
You don't have to track how many job applications you receive from different groups of people, or the characteristics of the people working for you.
Support from Jobcentre Plus if you're recruiting.
Your responsibilities as an employer and your agency worker's rights
Child employment. Minimum working age and pay for children, applying for performance licenses and what local council bylaws can say about employing children.
Find out how to avoid discrimination against disabled people in recruitment
Information on employing ex-offenders and criminal record checks.