BrightPay Payroll Software

BrightPay is a payroll software that makes managing payroll quick and easy. The easy-to-use payroll software is desktop-based and is available for both Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X. WINNER of Payroll Software of the Year 2018 and Payroll Software of the Year 2019 and rated Best Payroll Software 2020.

BrightPay is fully HMRC recognised, supports all RTI submission types and includes full auto enrolment functionality. New and improved features include payroll journal integration and the ability to batch process multiple employers at the same time.

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BrightPay Connect

BrightPay Connect is an optional cloud add-on to the desktop payroll software that introduces powerful online features including an automated cloud backup, online employer dashboards, annual leave management, client payroll entry and approval and an employee self-service portal. The payroll itself is still processed on BrightPay's desktop application but the payroll information is stored online on a secure cloud server.

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Payroll Journal Integration with Accounting Packages

BrightPay includes payroll journal API integration with a number of accounting packages, including Xero, Sage One, Quickbooks Online, FreeAgent, Kashflow, AccountsIQ and Twinfield. This allows users to send the payroll journal directly to the accounts software from within BrightPay.
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Seamless Batch Processing for Payroll Bureaus

BrightPay users have the ability to batch process multiple employers at the same time. Users can finalise payslips, check for coding notices and send outstanding RTI & CIS submissions for multiple employers at the same time.
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Direct API Integration with Pension Providers

BrightPay includes direct API integration with NEST, The People's Pension, Aviva and Smart Pension. This is a time saving feature in BrightPay that enables users to submit their workplace pension data to the pension provider from within BrightPay. 
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Switching to BrightPay

BrightPay provides a quick and seamless import utility to bring across your company and employee details from a number of payroll packages including SAGE, IRIS, Moneysoft, QTAC, 12Pay, Star, HMRC Basic PAYE Tools and many more. 
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BrightPay Connect

With BrightPay Connect, employers have access to an online employer dashboard where they can view payslips, run payroll reports and manage employee leave. Payroll bureaus can request payroll data from their clients through the secure portal, seamlessly synchronising back to the payroll software. 
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BrightPay is fully HMRC Recognised
BrightPay supports all RTI sbumission types.
BrightPay supports Automatic Enrolment.
BrightPay works on Apple macOS
BrightPay works on Microsoft Windows.