As soon as you reach your staging date, BrightPay will automatically assess your employees for you and determine whether your employees are eligible jobholders, non eligible jobholders or entitled workers.
Employees who meet the following criteria will be assessed as Eligible Jobholders:
As soon as you reach your staging date in the Payroll utility, on-screen flags and alerts will appear to notify that you have automatic enrolment duties to perform.
Once enrolled into a pension scheme pension, contribution deductions start from the current open or subsequent pay period.
Deductions commence without any consultation with the employee, thus meeting the employer's legal requirement to automatically enrol the employee.
The deduction applied to the payslip is made in accordance with the contribution rates and earnings bands selected when setting up your pension scheme in BrightPay.
Please note: if tax relief is at source, then the employee contribution will be adjusted by 0.2%.
All pension contributions deducted from an employee's pay in each pay period will be itemised on their payslip. Employees should be issued with a payslip for each pay period.
BrightPay facilitates the printing, exporting and emailing of payslips.
Once an employee has been enrolled, BrightPay will then automatically prepare their Enrolment Letter and this can be printed, exported to PDF or emailed to the employee.
BrightPay uses the simplified April 2015 Pensions Regulator letter templates.
An employee's enrolment letter will include information about:
Once an employee has been enrolled, BrightPay will automatically prompt you to print/ export/ email their enrolment letter
Click View Options followed by Letter:
Select Print/ Create PDF/ Email as required:
Enter a date (if applicable) and the signatory to be added to the letter. If printing or exporting the communication letter, further customisation of the letter is available within the 'Options' menu.
Select Print/ Preview/ Create PDF/ Send Email accordingly.
Once the employee is in receipt of the enrolment letter, simply Mark As Done:
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