When you start your new job you’ll be given some important documents and paperwork. Here’s a checklist of things you should keep in a safe place. You never know when you might need them in an emergency! 

You should keep a note of the following and save the relevant contact details into your mobile phone:

  • Your supervisor’s name and contact details
  • The address and telephone number of your workplace (if different from above)
  • The name and contact details of who to contact for payroll enquiries
  • Any relevant health and safety information for your job, like the location of the accident book
  • The date you commenced your employment and when you are due to finish

You should keep the following in a safe place:

  • Your letter of appointment and/or your contract of employment
  • Your job description and a copy of your terms and conditions of employment, staff handbook or equivalent
  • Written notes of support meetings with your supervisor
  • The payslips you receive while in your job
  • Any documents from HMRC and Jobcentre Plus and/or Skills Development Scotland relating to your job.