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Sage 50 Payroll Stage 3 - Statutory payments, holiday schemes and edit reports

  • About This Course
    Sage 50 Payroll Stage 3 – Statutory payments, holiday schemes and edit reports is the final instalment in our series of Sage 50 Payroll courses. It is an interactive and engaging online course that unlocks the rest of what the Sage 50 Payroll software has to offer. Sage 50 Payroll Stage 3 is the missing puzzle piece that will give you the whole picture; it will take you from payroll novice to expert in a flash.  

    Who is this course for?
    Sage 50 Payroll Stage 3- Statutory payments, holiday schemes and edit reports is designed for students who have completed the previous two stages of our Sage 50 Payroll course and want to have a complete understanding of all things payroll with Sage 50 Payroll. It is also suitable for intermediate users of Sage 50 Payroll who want to upgrade their knowledge and harness the software’s full potential.

    What will you get from this course?
    After completing Sage 50 Payroll Stage 3, along with the rest of this series, you be a Sage 50 Payroll master. You will have the ability to use all the software’s features so you can really become a payroll pro. From processing student loans to assigning holiday schemes, you will know how to do it all. 
    When you have completed this course, you will be able to:
    • Process statutory payments, such as sick pay and paternity pay
    • Edit payslip data and layout
    • Adjust pay depending on employee’s situation (student loan re-payer etc.) 
    • Create historical records and reports, such as Payment Summary History 
    • Administrate holiday schemes and enter employee holidays  
    • Set up attachment of earning orders 
    • Conduct salary reviews 
    • Send payslips securing via email 

    Course features 
    • Simulations for a realistic learning experience 
    • Audio-delivered content with graphics and on-screen text, summarising key points 
    • Printable content for future reference 
    • Quizzes throughout to test your knowledge 
  • Course lessons
    • Attachment of earning orders and student loans: assessing AEOs and applying them to employees, student loans and how to activate them, processing attachments, post update attachments and additional information on AEOs
    • Statutory sick pay: accessing SSP legislation and SSP/holiday working patterns, global changes, average weekly earnings, working patters, employee record (diary entry), entering payments and updating the absence diary
    • Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental pay: small employer’s relief, overview of statutory payments, recording SPP, SAP and ShPP and recording methods, processing overview, accessing YTD values and payslips
    • Pay review and variance settings: salary reviews, applying a review and accessing the ‘Variance Settings’
    • Holiday schemes: working day patterns, national holidays, assigning holiday schemes globally, recording holiday using ‘Diary Entry’ and reporting on holidays 
    • EPS and Payroll data inspection: purpose of the EPS, submitting and correcting the EPS, producing the P32 and submitting reports to HMRC
    • Historical reporting: accessing historical data and the Payment Summary History (parts 1 and 2), payment summary part 3 and additional historical reports 
    • Editing payslips: accessing reports and editing payslip layouts, locating variables, sorting payslips, changing report titles, email payslips and reports and securing email payslips
  • Accreditation

    This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

    On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by TQUK for recognised CPD Hours.

    Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) are an Ofqual regulated awarding body. They pride themselves on being the most agile and forward thinking awarding body in the UK. TQUK provide independent endorsement of our CPD courses giving learners assurance that their course will help them gain the necessary skills and experience in their chosen subject area.



    At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

    Course Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

    A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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