AE Communications

BrightPay will automatically prepare each employee’s automatic enrolment letter based on the employee's worker category, using the Pensions Regulator’s letter templates. Eligible jobholders, non-eligible jobholders and entitled workers must receive a letter, informing them of their rights and explaining how auto enrolment applies to them. For example, an eligible employee's letter will detail the staging date, contribution rates, the employee's option to opt out and general information about how auto enrolment affects them.

Letters will personalised with the employee's name and can be printed, exported to PDF or emailed directly to the employee. Batch processing of the letters is handled seamlessly. Some pension providers handle the communications element of automatic enrolment, and in this instance, BrightPay will allow the user to turn on or off the on-screen alerts for the communications.


BrightPay Payroll Demo

BrightPay Connect Demo

Employee Smartphone App Demo


Downloading and Installing

Reporting and Analysis


Setting up a New Employer

Additional Employer Information


Adding an Employee - Personal / Employment Information

Adding an Employee - Tax / NIC

Adding an Employee - Payment Information

Setting up a Director

Employee Calendar

Importing into BrightPay

Importing Employees via CSV file

Importing Employees via FPS file

Importing from Previous Tax Year

Importing from Sage

Importing from IRIS

Importing from HMRC Basic PAYE Tools

Starters and Leavers

Mid Year Starter

Processing Leavers

Running Payroll

Payment Schedule

Running Payroll

Additions and Deductions

Pension Deductions

Attachment Orders

Processing Holiday Pay

Allocating Pay Across Departments

Finalising Payslips

Making Corrections to Payroll


Email Payslips

Export Payslips

Print Payslips


Ascertaining Payments Due to HMRC

Employment Allowance

Real Time Information

Automatic Enrolment

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BrightPay and Phasing (Minimum Contribution Increases)

New Employer's Duties Start Date

Auto Enrolment - The Movie!

Auto Enrolment in BrightPay with NEST

Auto Enrolment in BrightPay with Smart Pension

Auto Enrolment & Salary Sacrifice

BrightPay Connect

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BrightPay Connect Overview

Setting up BrightPay Connect

Statutory Payments

Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) Birth

Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) Adoption

Statutory Sick Pay

Statutory Maternity Pay

Statutory Adoption Pay

Ordinary Statutory Paternity Pay (Birth)

Ordinary Statutory Paternity Pay (Adoption)

Payroll Journals

Quickbooks Online - API

Sage One - API

Xero - API

CIS (Construction Industry Scheme)

CIS - Entering Contractor and Subcontractor Details

CIS - Processing Subcontractor Details

CIS Submissions to HMRC

Automatic Enrolment Features

Pension Scheme Set Up

Pre-Assessment & Post Assessment Tool

Assessing Employees

Enrolling Employees

AE Communications

NEST Web Services in BrightPay

Showing AE Contributions on Payslips

Opting In

Opt Outs & Refunds


Ongoing Monitoring

AE Reporting


Creating AE CSV Files