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Employer Portal - Settings

The Settings page allows a user to set notifications, add employer contact details, upload data from a previous tax year, configure employee self service options and to disconnect an employer from BrightPay Connect.


Please note: this is only accessible by Administrators and is not available to Standard Users.



1) Select 'Notifications' to set an email signature and employee email notification preferences.

2) If you would like to automatically schedule and send email notifications to your employees when new payroll documents become available, tick the options you would like to enable. You can choose to enable:


  • payslip notifications

  • P60 notifications

  • P45 notifications 

  • Auto Enrolment notifications

You can also choose to disable notifications for zero payslips.


Please note: document availability is set according to the rules you have set up in Employee Self Service Options on BrightPay on your PC or Mac.


3) If you would like to set an 'Email Signature', enter your signature accordingly. Click 'Send test email' to send a test mail to your user email address.

4) Click 'Save' to save your amendments. 


Contact Details for Employees



1) Within your BrightPay Connect Account, click into your Employer Portal and select 'Settings' followed by 'Employer Details'.


2) Enter your Contact Details - the contact details entered will be visible to employees on their Self Service dashboard.


3) Upload 'Your Logo' - upload your company logo in JPG, PNG and GIF file format, if desired. Your logo will subsequently be displayed to your employees on their login page.


4) Click 'Save' on completion.



Upload Data


1) To add data from a previous tax year to BrightPay Connect, click 'Upload Data'. 

2) Click on 'Upload' and browse to the location of your BrightPay file for the previous tax year.

3) Click on 'Upload' again.


Employee Self Service Options


1) Within the Employer Portal, select Settings on the menu bar, followed by Employee Self Service.

2) Select whether you would like to allow employees to request annual leave from within their Self Service portal.

3) Select whether you would like to allow employees to update their own personal details within their Self Service portal.

4) Click 'Save' on completion.



Deleting an Employer  


1) To disconnect an employer from BrightPay Connect, click 'Delete'.

2) In the field provided, type in the employer name exactly as shown on the screen.

3) Click the Delete button to remove this employer from BrightPay Connect. 

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