To add a new employee to the BrightPay software, select Employees, followed by New Employee.
Complete the Personal Details for an employee as follows:
Enter the employee's title, if known.
The employee's first name is a mandatory RTI requirement, enter accordingly.
Enter the employee's middle name, if applicable.
The employee's surname is a mandatory RTI requirement, enter accordingly.
Enter the employee's date of birth.
This is a mandatory RTI requirement. Select 'Male' or 'Female' accordingly.
Enter the employee's address as well as a valid post code. The employee's address is mandatory for RTI, if their National Insurance number is not known.
Enter a contact email address for the employee. Select whether it is a work address or a personal address from the drop down menu. To add additional email addresses, click Add Email Address and repeat the process. If more than one email address is added, specify which is to be the primary address. The primary email address will be used for the emailing of payslips etc.
Enter a contact telephone number for the employee. Select whether it is a work or personal phone number from the drop down menu and then enter the telephone number. To add additional phone numbers, click Add Phone Number and repeat the process. If more than one phone number is added, specify which is to be the primary contact number.
If the employee wishes to receive password protected payslips or their P60 by email, enter the password that will be needed by the email recipient in order to open and view these attachments when received .
This password is usually set by the employee and can be a combination of letters and numbers. Alternatively. click Randomise to create a password for the employee.
This field can also be used to set the password needed for the employee to access the cloud portal (if applicable).
THE EMPLOYEE’S PERSONAL DETAILS ARE NOW COMPLETE. SELECT THE ‘EMPLOYMENT’ TAB TO CONTINUE TO SET UP THE EMPLOYEE’S RECORD.
Need help? Support is available at 0845 300 4304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.