Pay - your obligations as an employer

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What does this involve?

As an employer, you have various legal obligations around how and what you pay your workers. There’s much more to it than complying with national minimum wage law, as the Business Gateway guide to pay and your obligations as an employer explains.

This free guide to employer obligations outlines:

  • what counts as pay
  • itemised pay statements
  • statutory payments
  • guarantee pay – and how to calculate it
  • holiday pay
  • deductions
  • calculating final pay

Am I eligible?

Yes, if you are thinking about starting, or already run, a business in Scotland.

What does this cost?

This is a free and impartial service.

Who is this for?

Any business based in Scotland that has, or plans to recruit, employees.

How long does this take?

Set aside 9 minutes to read this guide about pay and your obligations as an employer.

Important information

For detailed guidance on pay, visit the Acas website or call its helpline on 0845 7474 747.

Next steps

Visit the Business Gateway website for more information on your pay obligations as an employer.

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