Once you are up and running with your direct payment, there may be times when you need a bit of support, information and advice.
Support can include:
Call us on 01325 360524 (option 2) as to how you go about using DAD for support.
Below are some links to templates and forms which you may find helpful to ensure you keep the correct records, help you with recruitment and meet your employer responsibilities. The templates are examples which you can change to meet your requirements.
The following forms are here for you when using DAD payroll service.
This form gives us the information needed to set up a new employee on our systems. You can also use this form to update us if details change, for example if your PA has changed address.
HMRC P46 is now called Starter Checklist. This is for employees who are without a P45 form (this might be because it is their first job, they have another part-time job, or have not yet received their P45 from their previous employer). This form is used to work out the employee’s tax code and other information needed for payroll.
This is a template for recording any mileage your personal assistant has used as part of your support. It is a requirement from HMRC that mileage forms are completed.
This gives permission for DAD to act as an agent on your behalf and allow HMRC to disclose information to us.
This gives permission for DAD to act as an agent on your behalf for using PAYE online services.
This is a statement of what you require from your Personal Assistant, what duties you expect them to carry out etc.
This allows you to record all the essential information needed for a job so that you can then create an advert.
Application form sent out to people who have responded to a job advertisement, used for shortlisting, interviewing and pre-employment checks.
Sample letter for inviting an applicant to an interview (we would advise that you do not interview in your own home you might want to consider carrying an interview out in a public place or the DAD Direct Payment Support Service can support you with interviews)
Sample letter for requesting references for candidates.
Sample letter for informing an applicant they were successful at interview and offering a job.
Sample letter informing a candidate they were unsuccessful.
An example written contract between employer and employee. This can be adapted to suit you, contact the Direct Payments Support Service if you would like support with this.
A template for organising staff working times, keeping track of who is providing support and when.
A template log sheet for keeping track of what days an employee was absent due to sickness or holiday leave.
Please see below other helpful templates and forms which you may find particularly helpful if you are managing your direct payment without the support of DAD
This is a way of assessing any possible risks and check if any training is required
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