Employment basics

Help with applying for a job, your rights at work and how you’re taxed and paid.

  1. Changing your career following redundancy
  2. Employment contracts and your employee rights explained
  3. Apprenticeships explained
  4. Help and advice when applying for a job
  5. Understanding your payslip
  6. How you get paid at work
  7. How Income Tax, National Insurance and the Personal Allowance works
  8. How much Income Tax and National Insurance you should pay
  9. Second job tax and pay
  10. National Minimum Wage
  11. Scottish Income Tax and National Insurance
  12. Coronavirus – what it means for you and what you’re entitled to
  13. Coronavirus if you’re an employee
  14. Coronavirus if you have children
  15. Employed and furloughed: The coronavirus job retention scheme
  16. Employed, off sick or self-isolating: claiming Statutory Sick Pay