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Please note : We are experiencing a higher number of calls and emails at this time of year, so you may experience a longer than usual wait time in reaching one of our support agents. 

Apr 2022


Customer Update: April 2022

Welcome to BrightPay's April update. Our most important news this month include:

2021/22 Year-End guidance to completing the tax year 

To assist customers in completing the tax year and transitioning to 2022/23, we’ve created a step-by-step guide and video tutorial on 5 Steps to Completing the Tax Year 2021/22. We have also combined a list of frequently asked questions about the transition.

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Process multiple clients at once with batch operations 

If your bureau has a lot of single-director companies or payrolls that don’t change from week to week, BrightPay gives you the ability to batch process multiple employer files, all at once. Our cloud extension, BrightPay Connect, offers additional impressive features, including a bureau dashboard, as well as a self-service dashboard for your clients.

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Annual leave has never been easier  

As summer approaches, annual leave requests can be difficult to manage. With our cloud-extension, BrightPay Connect, your employees can simply request leave via their smartphone, on the employee app. You, as the employer, will then receive a notification and can simply approve/reject the request.

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Free Webinar: HMRC Payments - A Better Way to Pay PAYE Tax 

It can be easy to miss HMRC payment deadlines, which unfortunately can result in hefty penalties. In our upcoming webinar on 26th April, we discuss how our integration with Modulr can guarantee payments being sent and received to HMRC, in just 90 seconds. We’ll also discuss:

  • PAYE payment pitfalls to avoid
  • Automated reminders to pay HMRC
  • Avoiding HMRC penalties for late payments

Extra bank holiday in June 

The May bank holiday weekend will be moved to the 2nd of June, with an additional bank holiday on Friday, the 3rd of June. This four-day weekend is to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Our recent blog post on the topic covers employee entitlements around the holiday.

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Make your bureau stand out amongst the rest 

In a world where customers have infinite choices, it can be difficult to stand out from competitors. There are many factors businesses should take into consideration when outsourcing their payroll, such as security, compliance and reliability. In our guide, we examine the impact cloud platforms have on this decision-making process, and how you can use this to differ yourself in the industry.

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Merger with AccountancyManager 

We are delighted to announce that following our successful merger with Relate Software in 2021 to become Bright, we have now acquired AccountancyManager, the UK’s leading practice management software. This acquisition will provide customers with an end-to-end suite of award-winning software. We'll keep you updated on our progress.

Posted byEleanor Mc GuinnessinCustomer Update