Sage Payroll

SquareOne Training
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1 day
250 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: Enquire for more information - Liverpool
Professional Training

Course description

Sage Payroll

This Sage Payroll Training is designed to provide you staff with a sound understanding of Sage Payroll. The training pack is suitable for all new companies/users setting up or using Sage Payroll.

The programme is designed to be hands-on and can be delivered by SquareOne anywhere in the UK or Europe. Course content can be tailored to specific requirements, but typically covers:

  • Company Settings
  • Government Legislation
  • Employees
  • Company-Specific Data
  • Processing the Monthly Payroll
  • Other Payments
  • Reports
  • Year-End

The skills gained will give new users the confidence to start using the core features of Sage Payroll in a professional environment.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This Sage Payroll Training course is suitable for all new companies and users setting up or using Sage Payroll. Become in complete control of your payroll processes. On this course you will gain an understanding of Government Legislation, processing payments and much more.

Training Course Content

Topics typically covered include:

Getting Started

  • Starting Sage Payroll
  • The main program window, the tree view 
  • Exiting Sage Payroll
  • Backing up and restoring data
  • Payroll basics
  • Month end 

Company Settings

  • Company details
  • Bank & coinage
  • Tax funding
  • SSP/SMP funding
  • IR payments 

Government Legislation

  • PAYE details
  • NI rates, SSP rates, SMP rates
  • Car details, Car bands
  • Student loans 

Company Specific Data

  • Entering a pension scheme
  • Pension scheme details
  • Pay elements
  • Employee & employer contribution 


  • Adding, updating employee personal details
  • Adding employment details
  • Changing rates of pay
  • Entering Year-To-Date values 

Processing the monthly payroll

  • Processing date
  • Entering payments
  • Pre-update reports
  • Updating records 

Other Payments

  • Salaries calculated on an hourly basis
  • Manual SSP calculations
  • A new weekly paid employee
  • Process & update : month 12/week 52
  • Process & update : week 53
  • Employee leaves
  • Payment by BACS 


  • Employee
  • Company
  • Legislation 

Year End

  • Pre year-end tasks
  • Year-end wizard : P11, P14, P60, P35
  • Clearing the tax year
  • Updating employee records
  • Backing up data 

Why choose SquareOne Training

25 years' experience of delivering quality IT Training Services

All trainers Certified Microsoft Office Trainer (MOS) or higher

Public and in-house training throughout the UK


This training is delivered as a closed course at your company's premises. We can bring our mobile IT classroom to any UK or European location, so no matter where you are based, SquareOne can come to you.

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CH41 1FN Birkenhead

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Average rating 5

Based on 3 reviews

Jayne was interesting to listen to and extremly informative. Whole course was interesting
All aspects ofr me were useful as only used since July 17
Helen L.
Jayne helped with ongoing problems we have been having. Legislation went into dept so I have a better understanding
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