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Payroll can be complicated; KeyPay is here to make it simple. Not only are we revolutionising payroll, but we’re changing the way businesses manage their workforce for the better. On this blog, we keep you informed on new and improved product features, our latest thinking, and what we as a team have been up to.

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Pensions
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New enhancements to automated pension scheme management

Bureaux can now set up multiple pension schemes and customise each scheme to include specific pay elements, cater for salary sacrifice and even automatically calculate a National Insurance rebate!

Payroll Management
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Automate your Net to Gross calculations

KeyPay's Net to Gross Calculator removes all manual calculations and guesswork, thus saving payroll bureaux an inordinate amount of time.

Industry
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Maximise your payroll efficiency: 3 key trends for the modern payroll bureau

The UK is one of the top five most complex payroll systems in the world. With the shift to modern, cloud-based payroll systems, bureaux should be expecting more of their payroll software and ensuring that it embraces these key technology trends to meet their specific needs.

Payroll Management
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Easy, breezy automated leave management

Everybody loves taking paid leave, so it's not surprising that employees don't take well to incorrectly set leave accruals! KeyPay’s leave automation functionality alongside its ability to configure leave accruals truly makes managing employees’ leave a ‘set and forget’ activity.

Pensions
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KeyPay: Removing the pain from pension processes

Having trouble with pension processes? KeyPay is a payroll platform that seamlessly integrates with pension schemes, automates the pension process, streamlines auto-assessment in real time, and ensures you’re compliant with employee notifications.

Industry
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The impact of GDPR on UK payroll businesses

I have spent the last 12 months building out the UK version of KeyPay, which means I’ve learnt far more about GDPR than I ever thought I would. With GDPR being implemented today (25th May), it seemed appropriate to share the things I’ve learned about GDPR's impact on payroll in this blog post.

KeyPay Culture
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Who is KeyPay?

We are different to most payroll companies. We don’t just speak about the cloud, we live and breathe it. KeyPay launched in Australia back in 2012 with a focus on simplifying payroll and changing the way businesses worked. Why? Because everyone loves getting paid. 6 years on and KeyPay has launched in the UK, offering a payroll solution that is specifically designed for the modern payroll bureau.

Employees
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Employee Onboarding made easy with KeyPay

Employee onboarding has never been easier - managers can manage the onboarding process without any paperwork or back and forth within KeyPay.

Rotas
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Create and edit employee shifts

Create, edit and delete employee shifts easily, directly from within KeyPay. Then share the rota directly with employees via push notifcations!

Time & Attendance
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Create Timesheets for Employees

Employees unable to submit their own timesheets? In this blog learn how to create timesheets on behalf of your employees.

Employees: How to Access the Employee Self Service (ESS) Portal

KeyPay's employee portal allows employees to manage their own employment information, enter timesheets and leave, and view documents such as payslips and P45s. In this article we'll walk through how to access the portal.

WorkZone: KeyPay’s Employee Mobile App

As a payroll manager, it can be distracting receiving multiple enquiries from employees …asking ‘What is my leave balance?’, ‘Can I have a copy of a payslip?’, or ‘I moved house, can you update my details?’ … Imagine a world where employees could manage this themselves straight from their mobile?

Industry
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Is Artificial Intelligence the Future for Payroll?

With technology evolving at an exponential rate, it’s clear that we’re in the midst of a period of heavy investment and development in AI and machine learning that will play a key role in shaping the future of the accounting industry.