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If the nanny works in a series of temporary positions, or works for three or more families at the same time (in which case she/he would have to register with Ofsted as a childminder). So in your situation this would be self employed.
It is dependent on the use of the services. If this is a scheduled and ongoing relationship then the nanny is an employee.
The nanny or care giver should contact HMRC directly for approval. HRMC will assess each situation individually.
If you are sharing a cost at a friend's home then this care giver is not your employee. They are offering their services to more than one person.
If the childminder offers their services to others and you are merely on their schedule then they are not your employee. They should have contacted HMRC to register for self employment. Scheduling a service with a person does not make them (by itself) your employee.
Legal issues about accidents are outside the scope of tax advice.
Generally it is always advised to cover your responsibility for injuries that could occur on your property. Speak to your home insurance provider to see if you are covered for accidents in your home.
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