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Aug 12

Posted by
Ross Webster

What's New In BrightPay Version 12.4?

BrightPay version 12.4 was released on 27th August 2012. We're really pleased to continue to improve BrightPay as the 2012/13 payroll year progresses. Thank you to all customers who have provided feedback so far. If you'd like to see a new feature in BrightPay, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Here are some of the new things to look out for in 12.4:

New and Improved Analysis & Reporting

  • Simplified, clearer and more elegant user interface.
  • Ability to run separate or combined employee and department reports.
  • Drag and drop re-ordering of report columns.
  • Performance - significantly faster report execution and more responsive scrolling of large reports.
  • Column headings stay in place as the report data is scrolled.
  • Clearer separation of report data sets (and improved report summary)
  • Improved printing, including ability to customise the print title.

Employee Payslip Quick Links

Some handy links, including the ability to print all payslips for a particular employee.

Track usage of Departments, Pension Schemes and Holiday Funds

See which employees relate to which departments, pension schemes and holiday funds at any point in the payroll year.

Other Fixes and Improvements

  • Improved data validation messages throughout
  • New Bank of Ireland BACS format
  • More flexible handling of P30 adjustments
  • Fixes a display issue in which a black bar can appear behind the main tabs at the top of the BrightPay window when Windows 7 Aero Glass is disabled
  • Fixes some minor bugs and user interface quirks


Have you tried BrightPay yet? If not, download it today and start your fully featured 60-day free trial.

Posted in Analysis, New Features, Software Upgrade

Aug 12

Posted by
Paul Byrne

The National Insurance Contributions (Application of Part 7 of the Finance Act 2004) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1868)

These regulations replace all previous versions of the regulations and consolidate them into a single instrument. This legislation comes into effect on 1 September 2012.

The most recent changes relate mainly to anti avoidance and an explanatory memorandum can be viewed here.

The regulations can be viewed here.

Posted in NIC

Aug 12

Posted by
Karen McDarby

HMRC August Deadlines

 To avoid paying late you must make sure HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have cleared funds by the due date for the relevant PAYE period. 

For month ending the 05th August the deadlines are:

19th August     
Cheque payments should reach your Accounts Office by 19th August.

22nd August     Electronic payments should have cleared into the HMRC bank account by 22nd August.

Posted in HMRC


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