Introduction to Payroll

This course was held on Tuesday 13th February 2024

In person teaching

High quality training

Practical Workplace Skills

Course outline

Payroll can be one of the highest expenses for a business and so getting it correct is vital. The payroll system needs to be accurate, secure and timely and organisations must ensure they remain compliant. However, the everchanging regulations and responsibilities can make it tricky to navigate.

That’s why it’s necessary to understand the bottlenecks involved in the payroll process so your organisations can manage it efficiently.

Our Introduction to Payroll course is ideal for those new to payroll and will provide a comprehensive overview on the fundamental elements of payroll processing.

We will walk you through the basics and provide a number of practical exercises to implement and cement your knowledge.

You will leave with a clear understanding of the basics of payroll having covered (the core skills required to administer the payroll function) topics including:

  • Requirements and routines of a payroll system
  • The difference between employees and self-employed persons
  • Gross pay
  • Statutory entitlements, including Statutory Sick Pay
  • Income Tax and PAYE system
  • National Insurance
  • Processing Leavers and Starters

Who should attend

Individuals in the early stages of studying accounts, or those who wish to learn about the basics of payroll, to help develop their skill.

Course Details

Who is this course suitable for?

The Introduction to VAT one-day course is ideal for individuals with little or no prior knowledge of the subject, or junior members of your team, to help develop their skills.

How long is the course?

One day from 9.30 am - 16.15pm

Course location

The course will be held at
White Horse Training centre,
1 Riverside Court,
Lower Bristol Road,

course Costs

Non-members - £200 + VAT

Online members - £150 + VAT

Full members – FREE

If you would like to find out about accessing cost-effective training for you and your team through our membership programme, you can learn more here.

course Dates

Tuesday 13th February 2024

What learners say about this course

"This course was a great refresher into VAT. It helped to solidify previous learning while filling any gaps in my knowledge."


"Introduction to VAT was a good course, the tutor was lovely and helpful. The materials provided were of outstanding quality and I would highly recommend this course to others."