Stakeholder Pensions

 

Setting up a Stakeholder Pension in BrightPay

 

To access this utility, click Pensions:


1) Click Add New Scheme followed by Stakeholder Scheme

2) Enter the name of the policy and the reference number provided by the pension company

3) Default Contributions - this is optional. Complete this section if you would like to apply default contributions to an employee who is added to this pension scheme. They can subsequently be changed for each employee as required

4) Tax Relief - if applicable, tick this box to reduce contributions by the basic rate of tax

5) If applicable, set a range of earnings on which to calculate percentage-based deductions for the scheme

6) Within the Contact and Payment section, enter the contact details of the pension provider

7) Select the method of payment for remitting the pension contributions to the pension provider. If the method of payment is credit transfer, enter the pension provider's bank account details accordingly. 

8) Click Save


Applying the Pension Scheme to an Employee

To apply the pension to an employee, click Payroll and select the employee:

TO ENTER A PENSION DEDUCTION BY AMOUNT:

1) Under Additions & Deductions click the Add icon

2) Under Deduction, select the Stakeholder pension scheme

3) Select the £ sign from the drop down menu and enter the Employee Contribution

4) Select the £ sign from the drop down menu and enter the Employer Contribution, if applicable


TO ENTER A PERCENTAGE-BASED PENSION:


1) Under Additions & Deductions click the Add icon

2) Under Deduction, select the Stakeholder pension scheme

3) Select the % sign from the drop down menu and enter the Employee Contribution percentage amount

4) Select the % sign from the drop down menu and enter the Employer Contribution percentage amount, if applicable

 

 

Need help? Support is available at 0845 300 4304 or support@brightpay.co.uk.

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