Why you should attend

How reliant on your payroll software are you? Can you manually calculate a payslip?

 

This course is designed to use your existing knowledge and pull together all calculations that result in a complete payslip. You will do this by recapping basic manual payroll calculations, data gathering, and payslip production.

 

Whether you have existing knowledge and want to refresh your skills or studying qualifications like the Payroll Technician Certificate or year 1 of the Foundation Degree in Payroll as well as the Foundation Degree Access Course.

 

The course is suitable for delegates that have the following suggested roles:

  • Payroll administrators
  • Payroll co-ordinators
  • HR administrators
  • HR co-ordinators
  • Payroll supervisors

And you may be working in either:

  • A payroll bureau
  • Accountancy firm
  • In-house payroll team

What you will learn

This course revises and consolidates knowledge of various manual payroll calculations and brings them together to produce a manual payslip.

The day is designed as a workshop where extensive practice with support from an experienced trainer builds delegates’ competence and confidence to understand and calculate a manual payroll.

Course content

  • Handling relevant information
  • Treatment of gross pay
  • Calculating statutory sick pay
  • Calculating statutory payments for absences such as maternity
  • Calculating income tax and NICs
  • Calculating deductions for Student Loans
  • Calculating deductions for attachment orders
  • Understanding Real Time Information
  • Calculating remittances to HMRC
  • Understanding end of year obligations

Prior learning required

Introduction to Income tax & NICs

A working knowledge of PAYE & NICs is the central skillset that all payrollers must master. This course covers in-depth the rules for calculating both statutory deductions as well as the principles of processing starters and leavers correctly. You will leave the course with the ability to calculate gross to net pay manually.

 

Essential Additions to Payroll Basics

This course directly follows from this syllabus to cover a broad range of other subjects which all payroll administrators must competently grasp such as Student Loan Deductions, Court Orders, Auto-Enrolment, Real-Time Information, Year-End obligations and an introduction to Director’s NICs

 

Introduction to Statutory Payments

Covering in detail the core statutory payments (SSP, SMP, SAP & SPP) as well as introducing Shared Parental Leave & Pay, completing this course will further a payroll administrator’s essential skill set

 

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Introduction to Payroll

Designed for those new to payroll, this comprehensive course covers the core skills required to administer the payroll function. From calculating gross pay and deciphering the differences between taxable and NICable pay, the course covers in-depth the methodologies for manually calculating income tax, NICs and Student Loan Deductions as well as an overview of other core payroll principles, including auto-enrolment, court orders and remittance reconciliations.

 

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Introduction to Statutory Payments

Covering in detail the core statutory payments (SSP, SMP, SAP & SPP) as well as introducing Shared Parental Leave & Pay, completing this course will further a payroll administrator’s essential skill set

Continuing your learning

Payroll and HR legislation update