UCL Human Resources


Casual Worker Payments – Guide for Departments

A guide for departments on how to pay a casual worker for a one-off duty.


This note is specific to UCL departments who invite individuals to undertake a short term one-off duty (e.g. lecturing on a course) without the requirement to issue a formal contract of employment. 

The webpage provides information about right-to-work checks, contractual status, the procedure for making a payment and personal information.

Contents include

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Relationships
  • Procedure
  • Bank details
  • Self-employment

Who should read this guidance

  • All staff


Associated documents

Last updated: Monday, March 8, 2021