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Online qualification: Award in Payroll Procedures

This course is suitable for those wishing to build on the learning content of the Payroll Technician course and is particularly aimed at those candidates who wish to enhance their knowledge of HMRC returns including Real Time Information, expenses and benefits and more complex payroll legislation including termination payments.

Successfully completing the course will earn you a Pearson BTEC Certificate Level 3 in Payroll Procedures.

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Duration: 20 weeks on line Price: £1,183+VAT

Who Will Benefit

This programme builds on the learning content of the Pearson BTEC Certificate Level 3 in Payroll Techniques and an ideal course if you are looking to enhance your payroll knowledge and are looking to develop and further your payroll career as well as achieving an industry recognised qualification.

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 complex areas of returning to HMRC, you will gain an awareness of the obligations and responsibilities relating to benefits and expenses and other legislation that affects the overall performance of the payroll function.

What you'll achieve

By the end of the course, you will be able to confidently deal with many advanced areas of payroll such as; HMRC returns and RTI, employee benefits and expenses, staff and employment status including termination and redundancy payments along with effective management of earnings for NI and Tax purposes. The course will also review other high-profile areas including holiday pay in different situations, salary sacrifice schemes, director’s NI and an overview of pensions and pension administration.


Course content

This is a qualification-based course, but it is possible to study this course without taking the final assignments and therefore not get the qualification, see pricing details. This payroll training course covers everything you need to be able to HMRC returns, benefits and expenses and advanced payroll legislation.

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  • Real Time Information Procedures (RTI)
    • Understand the purpose of RTI and the various types of RTI returns
    • Know the data fields that must be completed for RTI
    • Be able to develop procedures and processes to ensure that submissions to HMRC are accurate
    • Understand the procedures for dealing with new starters, leavers, National Insurance (NI) number verification requests and year end procedures under RTI
  • Expenses and Benefits Procedures for UK Employees – P11D’s
    • Understand the rules for the PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA)
    • Know the current Statutory Exemptions and Extra Statutory Concessions (ESCs)
    • Be able to apply the legislative background and compute the liability on expenses and benefits-in-kind,
    • Be able to differentiate between qualifying and non-qualifying relocation expenses
  • National Insurance Contributions in Relation to Directors and Employees with Multiple Employment – Advanced NIC Payments
    • Be able to compute the National Insurance liability in respect of benefits and expenses and PSAs
    • Understand how multiple employments can affect the calculation of National Insurance (NI)
    • Be able to calculate the annual earnings period and National Insurance contributions for Directors
    • Understand National Insurance Contributions and the different class of National Insurance contributions
  • Termination Payments to UK employees
    • Understand the legislation relating to termination payments to UK employees
    • Understand how to differentiate between the different types of payments made on termination of employment
    • Be able to demonstrate compliance with the rules and regulations for the operation of tax and NI when making termination payments

"My team always attends the annual Payroll and HR Update course. Essential information covering often complex legislative changes, always presented by excellent trainers with in depth knowledge of their subject. A 'must attend' course for any serious payroll professional."

Deon Piovesan
Finance and Payroll Manager at Capital City College Group

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