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Get up to speed with all aspects of payroll reconciliations and reporting.

This essential one-day workshop will ensure you learn how to meet your obligations in terms of reconciling your payroll from an accounting perspective and reporting to HMRC.

Like the other workshops in this advanced payroll series, it takes a step-by-step approach by way of example, discussion and practice. It can either be taken as a stand-alone course or as Day 1 of the Advanced Payroll Technician course which can lead towards Pearson Edexcel / BTEC Advanced Certificate in Payroll Procedures.

Your payroll course overview:

Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training

1 Day


Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training

CPD 6hrs


Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training

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Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



Must-have learning for all payroll, HR and accounting staff who have responsibility for compiling and / or completing statutory returns and submissions.

You will leave this workshop with a clear understanding of how to prepare payroll reconciliations and meet all your obligations for reporting on a pay-period basis and at the end of the tax year. You will also learn how to avoid the penalties for getting it wrong.

At the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Deal more effectively with payroll reporting
  • Produce a schedule of tasks that need to be completed each pay period

Real Time Information

  • The submissions involved:
    • Full Payment Submission
    • Employer Payment Summary
    • Earlier Year Update
    • National Insurance Verification Request
  • Year End Procedures Under RTI
  • Correcting errors
  • The Final Submission Indicator
  • The questions and declaration
  • Supply of form P60
  • Timetable for submissions under RTI
  • Filing methods
  • Penalties and interest charges for incorrect or late returns
  • Glossary of terms

Preparing for returns

  • The importance of pay period reconciliations and what needs to be done
  • Document checks:
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Certificate of election
  • Evidence of age exception
  • Certificate of deferment
  • Preparing for weeks 53, 54 and 56
  • Clear-down and other checks
  • Procedures to be followed moving from the old tax year to the new tax year, including P9X or P7X instructions and P9(T) coding notices

Filing options

  • Special filing situations – making changes to submitted information.

Completing the returns

  • A step-by-step review of:
    • Full Payment Submission
    • Employer Payment Summary
    • Earlier Year Update
    • National Insurance Verification Request
    • P60 certificate

"I have always found the Learn Centre to be helpful and supportive of not only mine but the team's payroll training needs. The blended learning approach works well for me and I would not hesitate to recommend them as a Payroll training specialist provider not only for online delivery (e-learning) but also face 2 face and in-house. The Payroll Professionals Conference is also a great networking opportunity."

Kresh Veerasamy - Payroll Manager at Cancer Research UK

"Cintra HR & Payroll Services has a long standing relationship with The Learn Centre – they are an absolutely integral part of the payroll community. Their training courses and annual conference are a must for all payroll professionals and not just for up to the minute technical topics: their training really puts payroll and payroll issues into context, taking into account commercial, economic and political influences."

Carsten Staehr - CEO at Cintra HR & Payroll Services

"When setting up a Shared Service Centre, The Learn Centre played a key role in our award winning Payroll Academy, delivering a blended learning experience combining both classroom based training and an e-learning solution. The course delivery, the training materials and overall learning experience was excellent."

Michael Stevenson - Payroll Manager at Queen's University Belfast

"I have attended many of The Learn Centre’s training courses in recent years. They are always of the highest professional standard and deliver updates on complicated HR and Payroll legislation, but in an easy to understand format. I would gladly recommend The Learn Centre to any potential client who is looking for HR & Payroll training courses, bespoke in-house training or expert advice."

Michael Stevenson - Payroll Manager at Queen's University Belfast

"My team always attends the annual Payroll and HR Update course. Essential information covering often complex legislative changes, always presented by excellent trainers with in depth knowledge of their subject. A 'must attend' course for any serious payroll professional."

Deon Piovesan - Finance and Payroll Manager at Westminster Kingsway College

"I've booked the HR and Payroll Update course most years and during roles with at least 3 different employers. One thing remains the same; a course that is relevant, well delivered and enjoyable and that is key when trying to retain the many pieces of legislation changes to which payroll professionals are exposed."

Tracey Hinton - Payroll Manager at Wilson James Limited

"I have used The Learn Centre on a number of occasions and have found it provides a great platform to gain the knowledge required to carry out my job. I started off with the Payroll Technician course and this in-depth learning gave me a great foundation of payroll knowledge to build upon and give me the confidence to progress up the career ladder, well worth it and would certainly recommend, no matter what level you are at there will be a course/qualification that can help you."

Ayman Zagloul - Assistant Payroll Supervisor at Queen's University Belfast

"Payroll may not be the most exciting of topic for some but The Learn Centre really bring it to life - the brilliant networking opportunities with fellow professionals is an added bonus. They cover an amazing range of topics too – if you need to upskill, then The Learn Centre is the organisation to help you do it."

Carsten Staehr - CEO at Cintra HR & Payroll Services

"I have chosen The Learn Centre both for my own knowledge base and in-house training courses for my teams for many years. I have always been extremely impressed with the content of the courses, people engagement and the positive feedback from my staff."

Ann Chesher - Payroll Consultant at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service