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Advice on holiday nanny

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tiggersreturn Tue 18-Nov-14 20:07:12

I'm looking to get a nanny to cover some of the days my usual nanny is away (about 6 working days). Do I need to set them up as an employee with my payroll company or is there a simpler way to do this? I'm employing the nanny directly not through a company.

Thanks in advance!

eeyore12 Tue 18-Nov-14 20:48:52

Yep you should get your payroll company to sort their wages. You need to get them to fill in a p46 the pay roll company will give you one. That's what happened when I temped for two weeks for a family while their nanny was away

eeyore12 Tue 18-Nov-14 20:49:39

Although if they temp a lot you may find they are self employed and sort their own tax and ni payments so you just pay them the gross amount and that's it.

OhReallyDear Tue 18-Nov-14 22:16:10

Temp nanny is one of those cases where the nanny can be self employed, i would go that way, it's the easiest.

Blondeshavemorefun Tue 18-Nov-14 22:26:01

It's likely she was be se as I am ( a temp /night nanny)

tiggersreturn Wed 26-Nov-14 09:18:43

Thanks. She's just coming out of a 2 year job and this will be a tide over until she finds another longer term one. So I don't think she will qualify as SE.

eeyore12 Wed 26-Nov-14 09:41:38

Nope that is exactly what i did when I temped for two weeks it was a between job thing so as I say just get your payroll company to send you a p46 and ask the nanny to fill it in and the payroll company will do the rest for you, like they do with your current nanny.

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