Mar 2019


BrightPay Customer Update: March 2019

Have you activated your free BrightPay Connect licence?

All BrightPay 2019 purchases include a complimentary BrightPay Connect licence (worth €59). BrightPay Connect is an add-on product that allows you to automatically backup your payroll data to the cloud with online self-service portals for employers and employees. It is important to note that BrightPay Connect needs to be activated before it will backup your data.

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New employment legislation brings significant changes to employers

The new employment legislation requires employers to provide employees with key terms of employment in writing within 5 days of starting employment, as well as providing greater protection for those in casual working arrangements. Failure on the behalf of individuals to comply with the new legislation will give rise to a criminal conviction resulting in a fine of up to €5,000 or imprisonment of up to 12 months.

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BrightPay Connect’s Employee SmartPhone App

BrightPay’s employee self-service smartphone and tablet app is available with our BrightPay Connect add-on. Employee mobile apps offer many benefits for employers, employees, and the business as a whole. The user-friendly portal will streamline payroll processing while reducing the number of payroll queries from employees.

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Free eBook: How to avoid PAYE Modernisation mistakes

It is important that employers are aware of and understand their new real time reporting obligations. Employers need to be aware that mistakes can be very costly. Employers who fail to comply can expect Revenue intervention with non-compliance penalties and fines. In this guide, we discuss the key changes with PAYE Modernisation and what employers need to do to avoid non-compliance penalties from Revenue.

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BrightPay was created by Thesaurus Software - the number one payroll software provider in Ireland. BrightPay won Payroll Software of the Year 2018 at the Accounting Excellence awards. With a 99% customer satisfaction rate, our products are used to process the payroll for over 200,000 businesses across Ireland and the UK.

“I tried BrightPay’s 60 day free trial. It was so easy to use that I purchased it after a week. Since switching to BrightPay my payroll is a joy to do, easy and quick.” - Félim O'Connor, Photofast Ltd.

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Free Webinar: PAYE Modernisation, Three Months On!! New Year, New Payroll Legislation

Free webinar with guest speaker from Revenue. Find out what has happened since the introduction of PAYE Modernisation and what challenges businesses are facing. During the webinar, we will peel back the PAYE Modernisation legislation to outline clearly how PAYE Modernisation affects the payroll process and what is expected from you in 2019 and going forward.

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PAYE Modernisation: How to deal with employees commencing and leaving employment

Employers are required to notify Revenue of any new employees or employees who have left their employment. Since January 1st 2019, employers are no longer required to submit a P45 Part 3 or a P46 to Revenue to register a new employee. Instead, an employer will now submit a Revenue Payroll Notification (RPN) request for the new employee.

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Posted byRachel HynesinCustomer Update