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Your responsibilities when employing a professional carer | nidirect

Guide to these responsibilities you take on an employer when you employ a professional carer or personal assistant

Do you need to top up your National Insurance contributions? | nidirect

If you don't have enough qualifying years in your National Insurance record, you could make up the shortfall

National Insurance and your State Pension statement | nidirect

Your State Pension forecast may be affected by National Insurance (NI) rules. Find out about the new rules for topping up your NI contributions, reduced rate NI and when you have to pay NI.

Direct payments - arranging your own care and services | nidirect

If you are a disabled person, instead of having services provided directly by your council, you may be able to get direct payments instead to choose and buy services yourself to meet your assessed needs.

Applying for a National Insurance number if you live in Northern Ireland | nidirect

How to apply for a National Insurance number,and what to do if you lose it