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Payroll for Beginners


This Payroll Management course will teach you how to calculate payroll and provide a fundamental understanding about what payroll is and the legal requirements in place. Learn about the forms, the deadlines, the process and procedures, as well as the different software to help you understand the functionality.

SKU: 215022 Category:


Accounting and finance_Accountancy


Course Highlights

  • Includes 39 lectures, over 4.5 hours of video content and course handouts.
  • Process monthly pay, new starters and leavers and understand how pensions are applied
  • Learn how to process deductions, taxes, student loan repayments and attachments of earnings
  • Understand tax coding notifications and what different tax codes means.
  • This course was created for bookkeepers and accountants or those who want to expand their understanding of the UK payroll system

Course Overview

This payroll management course would be specifically suited for anyone who is responsible for wages or is considering employing people. It is ideal for bookkeepers or accountant who will be offering payroll services or anyone who runs or owns a business and want to know how to run the payroll effectively.

Instructor Bio

Your course teacher, Lisa Newton has a masters degree in Investment Management and a first class honours degree in Accounting with Marketing. She is a serial entrepreneur and author who holds directorships in various industries including telecoms, software, hair & beauty as well as finance and has won various awards in Business.

Course Curriculum


  • Payroll – Introduction
  • An overview
  • Handout – Small Employers Relief (SER)
  • Payroll Journals example

The UK Payroll System

  • Running the payroll – part 1
  • Running the payroll – part 2
  • Manual payroll
  • Benefits in Kind
  • Computerised systems
  • Total Photo scenario explained


  • Find software per HMRC Brightpay
  • Brightpay – Total Photo
  • Installing Brightpay
  • Add a new employee
  • Add 2 more employees
  • Settings Bright
  • Monthly schedule – Sara
  • Monthly schedule – Lana
  • Monthly schedule – James
  • Directors NI
  • Reports
  • Paying HMRC
  • Paying Pensions
  • Coding Notices
  • Schedule
  • Journals
  • Payroll – AEO
  • Payroll brightpay Jan and Feb
  • Payroll brightpay leaver
  • P60s year end
  • Brightpay conclusion

Paye, Tax, NI

  • NI
  • Pensions
  • Online calculators
  • Payslips
  • BK entries


  • Conclusion

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