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Build on core payroll skills

This practical training course covers key concepts in UK payroll and legislation that will add to your understanding of calculating the payslip. Through working examples and discussion, you will learn the essential aspects of good payroll practice also master some of the more complex PAYE and NI calculations and related legislation.

It can be taken as a stand-alone course or as Day 3 of the Payroll Technician course which can lead towards Pearson BTEC Award Level 3 in Payroll Techniques.

Courses Overview

Duration: 1 day Price: £484+VAT CPD: 6 hours (certificated)

Who will it benefit?

This is an ideal course if you have basic experience of current UK payroll practice and are looking to develop your knowledge and further your payroll career.

This comprehensive payroll training course is also invaluable to accounts and HR staff who have some responsibility for the payroll operation as part of their wider remit. As well as a practical overview of the more complex areas of the UK tax and NI system, you will gain an awareness of the obligations and responsibilities relating to other legislation that affects the overall performance of the payroll function.

What you'll achieve?

By the end of the course you will have a good understanding of working time and pay legislation.The course will also focus on more complex payroll calculations and deductions including Court Orders, Student Loans and managing overpayments as well as the leavers process and reporting.

Course Content

This payroll training course can be taken as a stand-alone course, however the content also forms day 3 of the Payroll Technician course which can lead towards Pearson BTEC Award Level 3 in Payroll Techniques.

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Tax and National Insurance Calculations

  • Correct tax and NI treatment of:
    • expenses
    • vouchers
    • approved mileage allowance payments
    • holiday pay
    • pay-in-lieu-of-notice (PILON)
    • other payments made when, or after, an employee leaves

Deductions from Pay and Overpayments

  • Lawful deductions from pay and the protection of wages provisions of the Employment Rights Act as it applies to:
    • Statutory deductions
    • Contractual deductions
    • Voluntary deductions
    • How to avoid problems when recovering overpayments of wages

Employment Rights and Pay

  • The rights of workers and their implications for payroll
  • Paid annual leave rules
  • The procedures to avoid heavy penalties when taking on new employees
  • National Minimum Wage and Working Time

Court Orders and Student Loans

  • All of the different types of court order in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland (the appropriate orders are covered depending on where the workshop is held)
  • Step-by-step calculations with examples
  • The forms that can trigger student loan deductions
  • Calculating the deductions using calculator or tables with examples
  • When to stop deducting
  • Completion of a P45 when an employee leaves and the student loan impact

"I have used The Learn Centre on a number of occasions and have found it provides a great platform to gain the knowledge required to carry out my job. I started off with the Payroll Technician course and this in-depth learning gave me a great foundation of payroll knowledge to build upon and give me the confidence to progress up the career ladder, well worth it and would certainly recommend, no matter what level you are at there will be a course/qualification that can help you."

Ayman Zagloul
HR Analyst at Queen's University Belfast

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