Sage 50 Payroll Payroll software

Sage 50 Payroll detailed information

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  • Flexible payment options to suit your needs
  • Choose up to 15, 25 or over 25 employees
  • Includes our market-leading support package

From £20+VAT per month


Easy to get up-and-running

  • Download instantly when you buy online.
  • Straightforward installation.
  • Easy set-up wizard to get you started.
  • Simple to use – no need to be, or hire a payroll expert.
  • "Show me how" videos to guide you through common tasks.
  • Connect with Microsoft Office by importing your existing data from a CSV file.
  • Link your payroll software directly to Sage 50 Accounts and Sage 50 HR and transfer your data in a few simple steps.
  • Payroll Onsite Support is available as a standalone feature.
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Prepare for workplace pensions (Auto Enrolment)

  • Create your personalised action plan based on The Pensions Regulator's best practice, using the pension centre.
  • Easily set up your pension with Pension's Fast-Track.
  • Calculate contributions and understand the cost of Automatic Enrolment to your business.
  • Optional Pensions Module available (at additional cost)
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Manage your payroll

  • Process weekly, two-weekly, four-weekly and monthly payroll.
  • Choose from a range of payslip layouts.
  • Print or email payslips to employees.
  • Automatically calculate payments and deductions.
  • Calculate and process employee loans.
  • Record and calculate holiday pay.
  • Electronically pay employees using e-banking.
  • Easily calculate your PAYE & NI liability.
  • Post salary journals to Sage Accounts software.
  • Set variances in pay or hours and be alerted when these are reached.
  • Record and calculate Salary Sacrifice deductions such as childcare vouchers and Cycle to Work scheme.
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Keep up-to-date with payroll legislation

  • HMRC recognised software.
  • Comply with the very latest legislation for the tax year.
  • Directly submit PAYE data to HMRC online.
  • Exchange employee data direct with HMRC online.
  • Automatically calculate statutory sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay.
  • Record student loans and attachment of earnings orders.
  • Record fixed amount or percentage calculated pension schemes.
  • Prepare for and manage the impact of the new National Living wage.
  • Keep records for Class 1A company cars.
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Pay employees straight from your software

  • Pay employees straight from your software with Sage Payments*.
  • Save time and reduce errors by automating processes.
  • Manage and track payments quickly and conveniently.
  • Trust that your payments are safe, secure and controlled by authorisation processes and access rights.

*Sage Payments is provided by Sage Payments (UK) Ltd which is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (Register Reference: 900180) for the issuing of electronic money.

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Store employee records

  • Appraisals
  • Absence
  • Holidays
  • Disciplinary records
  • Job and salary history
  • Written statements of employment
  • Attach documents to employee records
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Comply with Real Time Information (RTI)

  • Automatically send RTI data to HMRC.
  • RTI Data Health Check tool ensures your data is error-free before you submit it to HMRC.
  • RTI Centre with help & support when you need it.
  • Submissions log lets you view and track the status of HMRC submissions.
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Online HMRC submissions

  • Send all your submissions to HMRC securely online.
  • Track forms by status and sender.
  • Comply with the latest legislation.
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Manage holidays and absence

  • Manage holiday entitlement for individual employees.
  • Record holidays and absence in days or hours.
  • Record your own custom absence types.
  • Automatically record statutory payment absence types such as SMP and SSP.
  • Easily & accurately accrue employee holidays.
  • Automatically calculate payments & deductions for different absence types.
  • Calculate payments for sick pay, maternity/paternity, overtime, bonus and pensions.
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Analyse your payroll data

  • Easily generate payslips, payment summaries, holiday and absence reports and more.
  • Quickly print a range of reports in one batch.
  • Save your favourite reports for quick & easy access.
  • Analyse data by cost centre and department.
  • Create your own reports with the report designer.
  • Run statutory reports such as P32, P35, P60 and P11.
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Keep your payments accurate and secure

  • Easy backup and restore your data.
  • Roll your data back to correct errors from previous payroll runs.
  • Apply access rights to restrict users from accessing certain areas of the program.
  • Securely email payslips to employees.
  • Password protect PDF reports to keep them secure.
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Bespoke to your business

    Optional add-ons are available for Sage 50 Payroll:

  • Sage 50 Payroll Pensions Module: prepare for Auto Enrolment and eliminate the complexities of workplace pensions.
  • Sage 50 Payroll NHS Pensions Module: simplify and avoid time-consuming processes associated with NHS tiers.
  • Sage Payments: pay your suppliers and employees securely and on time, straight from the software.
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Technical requirements

General Technical Requirements

  • 10GB free disk
  • 2GHz processor or higher
  • 1Gbps network (minimum 100Mbps)
  • 2GB RAM

Operating Systems

  • All 32-bit and 64-bit variants of the below operating systems with the latest Microsoft Updates and Service Packs.
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011
  • Windows Server 2008
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