Hiring people | Employing people 

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Hiring staff is an important step for new businesses, and can allow existing businesses to meet customer demand. Hiring the right person however, can be tricky.

There are a number of factors you need to consider when hiring staff. Deciding on their employment status and finding out what requirements there are for the status you choose is just one of these. You’ll also need to be aware of obligations and laws for employers when hiring people. The topics below are a few of the things you may wish to consider:

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s My Business page External link has a range of information about your responsibilities as an employer under the Fair Work Act 2009, including the Fair Work Handbook External link.