Sage 50 Payroll

Pitman Training Group
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30 hours
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Sage 50 Payroll Training Course

This Sage 50 payroll training course from Pitman has been designed to give participants up-to-date skills which will enable them to make use of the latest technology. Sage is the most commonly used system globally, and it is essential to be able to work with this system in order to keep up with technology. 

During this course, participants will be introduced to best practice methods of Payroll processes and HMRC reporting and payments. They will develop the skills to be able to change manual tasks into Sage automated processes which will enable greater productivity, and also will help the business conform to employment legislation and data security requirements. It will give the ability to record data in an organised manner, ensuring you are working to best practice, and have data immediately at your fingertips should you need it.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Participants should have prior knowledge of payroll principles to gain the maximum benefit from this course.

Training Course Content

  • Setting up Details on Sage - An introduction to  the Computerised Payroll system shows you how to set up new company details on Sage, how to set up employee records and manage company settings. It also covers setting up Pay Elements, Pay Deductions and Company Loans.
  • Adding in specific schemes - Sage is intended to be as bespoke as possible to each businesses needs. You’ll see how to add Company Pension Schemes and set up Holiday schemes relevant to the specific business you’re working for.
  • Understanding the Payroll Cycle - A quick look at the payroll cycle covers the basics of all elements involved and the considerations to be made each month. This also looks at Processing the Payroll for weekly and monthly paid employees.
  • Real Time Information (RTI) processes  - Understand the commitments of RTI for employee PAYE and ensure you are working to the government guidelines.
  • Entering Payments - A practical walk through of how to enter payments so they are accurately logged, and easily found on the system.
  • Dealing with Statutory pay - The course covers the requirements of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP); Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) and Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) to ensure you’re working to legislation.
  • Reports & Backups - Pre and Post Update reports and backups.
  • E-submissions - See how to submit accounting information and make payments online.
  • Voluntary deductions & Student Loans - See how to log these and how to incorporate voluntary deductions and student loan payments into payroll systems.
  • Processing Starters and Leavers - The basics of adding and removing people from the system, looking at the documentation required when people join and leave the business.
  • Payments due to HMRC - This covers a number of different payments a business is required to make to HMRC, looking at the requirements, process and legalities of fulfilling this.
  • Calculating the Cost of Wages - see how Sage Payroll can help you calculate the cost of wages through its automated systems.


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