Important Information for Mac Users

Our online documentation is designed to support both users of BrightPay for Windows and BrightPay for Mac.

As BrightPay for Windows however has been used as the main source of instruction, BrightPay for Mac users may find slight variances in places in instructions given and in the print screens provided.

There are also several features that are included in BrightPay for Windows which are not currently available in BrightPay for Mac. The main features that are not currently catered for are as follows:


  • Direct Emailing of Reports

  • Updating of existing employee data from CSV

  • Employer Calendar

  • SMP1, SPP1, SAP1 & SSP1 forms

  • Creation of Address Labels

Need help? Support is available at 0345 9390019 or support@brightpay.co.uk.

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