Course summary
1 day
384 - 484 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: 28/09/2021 - Online courses
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Course description

Payroll and HR legislation update 

Wondering how we can keep you up to date with payroll changes? 

With frequent announcements from the Government about the COVID-19 pandemic and the direct impact this has on payroll processes, why not take advantage of hearing the latest updates; book your place on our payroll update course now. 

Did you know that there are over 170 pieces of legislation that can affect your payroll processes? Book your place on the next Payroll Update course to keep your knowledge current and ensure your business is compliant. 

Please note: Materials for this course will be made available via an online platform. Log in details for the platform will be sent to you ten days before the course start date. 

If you have any problems or questions, please email the CIPP. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

Attending this update course will give you the latest legislation, case law and all the proposed future changes, so you can walk away confidently knowing your knowledge is up to date.

This course is designed to keep anyone with payroll responsibility up to date on recent and proposed changes that will need to be implemented within their organisations to remain compliant.

The course is perfect for the more senior members of the payroll team (payroll managers, supervisors and team leaders), providing them with details of all recent and proposed legislative changes to ensure their organisation remains compliant. 

Outcome / Qualification etc.

To ensure those with payroll responsibility remain up to date with recent and future changes in tax, National Insurance contributions (NICs), statutory payments and deductions, along with other key areas of concern for the Payroll Department such as pensions, expenses and benefits and changes to employment rights.

This training course represents the single best opportunity to be briefed and updated on current changes, future changes and their implications.

  • Identify key parameters for the current tax year for income tax, NICs, statutory payments and pensions
  • Identify recent Pay as You Earn (PAYE) process changes that can affect payroll processing
  • Locate appropriate guidance and resources on essential websites such as GOV.UK and ACAS
  • Be aware of current and future statutory and procedural changes that affect payroll and related HR processes
  • Consider the implications of such changes in their organisation

Training Course Content

Income tax

  • Personal allowances
  • UK Rates, bands and thresholds
  • Tax codes
  • Scottish income tax rates and thresholds
  • Welsh income tax rates

National Insurance contributions (NICs)

  • NICs limits and thresholds
  • NICs rates
  • NICs holiday for employing veterans
  • Employment Allowance

Operating Pay As You Earn (PAYE)

  • Forms
  • Changes to Real Time Information  submissions
  • End of Earlier Year Update
  • Changes to treatment of termination payments and sporting testimonial income
  • Deferred off-payroll working reforms

Statutory pay and leave

  • Statutory Sick Pay rates
  • Family-related statutory pay rates
  • New entitlement to Statutory Parental Bereavement Leave and associated pay
  • On the horizon: neonatal leave and pay

Statutory deductions

  • Undergraduate Student Loan Deduction repayment rates thresholds
  • Postgraduate Student Loan Deduction repayment rate and threshold
  • Apprenticeship Levy rate and allowance

Expenses and benefits

  • Transitional arrangements for optional remuneration arrangements
  • Salary sacrifice and minimum wage
  • Company cars – change to CO2emissions test
  • Latest exemptions and easements
  • Voluntary payrolling of benefits in kind


  • Tax relief and charges on pension savings
  • Automatic enrolment – earnings trigger and bands
  • Latest on Pensions dashboards
  • Latest on Collective Defined Contribution pension schemes

Employment rights and other matters

  • National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage
    • Rates
    • Changes to regulations – salaried work hours
  • Extension of holiday pay reference period
  • Latest employment status case law

Course content subject to change to reflect topicality and urgency of issues.


Non-members price: £384.00 + VAT
Members price: £192.00 + VAT

50% off payroll update course for CIPP members

  • Payment must have been received for membership to qualify for 50% discount
  • 50% discount applies to public course bookings for the payroll and HR legislation update course
  • Discount is available to CIPP members only and is non-transferable
    • Affiliate
    • Associate
    • Full
    • Fellow
    • Chartered
  • Payroll update must be booked and attended during the membership year
  • Affiliate members will need to email us to book their place

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The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP)

           Leading the profession through education, membership and recognition Established in 1980 as an official industry body, the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) is the only Chartered institute for payroll, pensions and reward professionals in...

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Based on 30 reviews.

Sylvia was outstanding! A fount of knowledge and thoroughly entertaining! She kept the room engaged all day and had a unique style about her which made the day fun at the same time as teaching us all and supporting us with answers to ALL questions asked. Excellent day. Thank you.
Stephanie Hurst
The course was fantastic - I cannot remember the name of the trainer but they were brilliant! Explained the history of every example and gave a real life, easy to understand examples.
Natalie Bastin
Fantastic course content and a very engaging tutor
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