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Information for individual employers

Employing your own personal assistants gives you the choice and control over who supports you and when. However becoming an employer can be daunting and there are things that you need to think about. 

Our Employing personal assistants toolkit will help you to think about your responsibilities as an employer, and includes guidance, templates and resources about recruiting, training and managing your team. 

Click on the headings below to find out more, including a Word and PDF version of the toolkit. You can also email us for a free printed copy. 

You can find out more about being an individual employer, including useful videos, case studies and local support organisations, here


Being an employer