Sage Payroll Instant - Sage 50 Payroll & Professional

Sage Instant Payroll v12 - new for 2010

Product Overview

Sage Instant Payroll lets you manage the payroll of up to 10 employees without the need to understand the complexities of payroll legislation. It's designed to help you pay your people quickly, easily and accurately, leaving you time to concentrate on your business.

No experience is required to set up and run Instant Payroll. It automatically calculates payments and deductions including tax, National Insurance, pensions and sick pay - all accredited to HM Revenue & Customs’ payroll standard.  Plus, you can now submit online at Year End, which is a HM Revenue & Customs requirement for 2010.

You can also manage employee information and store employee records, and Sage Instant Payroll can handle up to 10 leavers in a given financial year.

To make life easier, Sage Instant Payroll has a fresh look-and-feel and simplifies key tasks, which are all clearly numbered for you.  You can choose when and how to pay your employees, and print out payslips in a format that suits your stationery format and printer.

You can easily correct mistakes by going back to a previous pay period and running it again if necessary, and choose to start your holiday year whenever you like.

Sage Instant Payroll also comes with Sage HR Advice, as well as SageCover Online free for one year. New RSS feeds also provide up-to-date news and support at a click of a button. See the features & benefits tab for more.

Features and Benefits

Get up and running:

  • Fresh look-and-feel makes the software easy to set up and use
  • Key tasks simplified with a clear order to do things
  • 45 days' free telephone support included
  • One year of 24/7 Online Support – email and web based support
  • e-learning module – online tutorials to help you get up and running
  • Sage HR Advice service included for one year
  • RSS feeds of up-to-date news and service messages

Manage your people:

  • Manage up to 10 employees and 10 leavers in a given financial year
  • Create and maintain employee records
  • Track holiday allocations and absence days
  • Process paperwork for leavers
  • Start your holiday year on any day of the year for complete flexibility

Manage your payroll:

  • Complete your payroll quickly and easily for up to 10 employees
  • Pay the right people, the right amount of money on the right day
  • Automatically calculate statutory payments including sick, maternity, paternity and/or adoption pay
  • Check and print payslips
  • Choose the layout of payslips and P45/P60s to fit your stationery and printer
  • Make secure electronic payments to employees and HM Revenue & Customs
  • Export payment figures to Sage Instant Accounts and Sage 50 Accounts
  • Securely submit in-year forms to HM Revenue & Customs including P45 and P35
  • Correct mistakes in a previous pay period and run it again with the click of a button, saving you time and effort.

Process Payroll Year End:

  • Useful step-by-step guides to help you manage your Payroll Year End
  • Securely submit your P14 year end forms online, and produce P60 forms for your employees
  • Archive PDF versions of year end reports so they’re quick and easy to access

Sage 50 Payroll 2010

Sage 50 Payroll 2010 is easy-to-use payroll software accredited by HM Revenue & Customs, and is ideal if you want to manage your payroll in-house and employ more than 10 people.

It’s packed with all the tools you need to run a hassle-free payroll, letting you pay your people with ease, and manage payroll essentials like tax, National Insurance, holidays, absence and online year-end submissions to HMRC. 45 days free technical support is also included to get you up & running (excludes upgrades).

Is Sage 50 Payroll 2010 right for me?

Sage 50 Payroll 2010 makes light work of everything from processing your employees' payslips and managing starters and leavers, to holidays, rewards and year end submissions. It lets you:

  • Easy to use: find and execute common tasks with ease through new 'Quick links'.
  • Pay your employees quickly and accurately by cash, cheque, BACS or e-Banking with password protected electronic payslips.
  • Batch timesheet entry for speedy payroll processing, and manage an unlimited number of employees (additional charge applies).
  • Automatically calculate holidays & sick pay, maternity, overtime, commission, Student Loans, Attachments of Earnings Orders (AEO) and Pensions.
  • Store employee records in one place including appraisals, absence, disciplinary records, job and salary history.
  • Submit online at year end (HMRC requirement for 2010) - submit P14 and P35 forms online, and useful wizards take you through all pay and deductions you've made over the tax year which must reach HMRC no later than 19 May . More info.
  • Stay compliant: validate your payroll against HMRC legislation, automatically apply tax code changes and produce statutory reports such as P11, P32 and P45.
  • e-Banking: pay both employees and HMRC directly from your Internet banking service through Sage 50 Payroll.
  • Create employee groups and manage an unlimited number of starters and leavers in a given year (additional charge applies).
  • Forecast the impact of pay increases, bonuses or overtime with the salary forecast tool.
  • Calendar and automatic reminders prompt you when you need to take actions like submitting returns to HMRC.

Features & benefits

  • HMRC accredited:
    Sage 50 Payroll 2010 calculations meet the latest legislation requirements for accurate calculations of tax and National Insurance.
  • Fast and secure payslip processing:
    Produce electronic payslips with password protection for added security for an unlimited number of employees (additional charge applies)
  • Online Submissions:
    As of 2010 all submissions must be made to HMRC online. All submissions to HMRC can be sent electronically through Sage 50 Payroll 2010, and can be tracked by status and sender.
  • Manage all your peoples' different payroll needs:
    Calculate extra pay; take care of different payment frequencies; manage employees' holidays, shifts and flexible working.
  • Produce Written Statements of Employment Particulars:
    Provide the information you need to comply with the law. Automatically create statements for new starters and get reminders when contracts are due for renewal.
  • Manage your pay budget:
    Predict the impact of minimum wage increases, bonuses or overtime with the salary forecast tool.
  • e-Banking:
    Lets you instruct payments for both employees and HMRC to your Internet banking services from your software, with no extra charge from us.
  • Run a smooth Payroll Year End:
    Continue processing while running your Payroll Year End; produce the right reports (P11, P14, P35, P60) for HMRC; and submit online. More info.
  • Integrate with your other software:
    Link with Sage 50 Accounts and Sage 50 HR to keep your accounts up to date and analyse your data using Microsoft® Excel.
  • Be prepared for audits:
    Store and print copies of statutory reports for up to seven years and track any changes to your payroll.
  • Manage your time:
    Keep track of your day-to-day tasks with a clear calendar and reminders to prompt you when you need to take actions.
  • Award-winning Support:
    Total support from our award-winning team and relevant legislative updates when you add SageCover to your basket when buying Sage 50 Payroll.
  • Online integration:
    With SageCover you can access online support in seconds directly through Sage 50 Payroll without having switching screens.

Sage 50 Payroll Professional

Sage 50 Payroll Professional 2010 builds on the features of Sage 50 Payroll 2010, and has been designed to meet the needs of companies requiring greater payroll software processing capabilities.

Accredited by HMRC, Sage 50 Payroll Professional’s powerful but easy-to-use features allow you to process your employees' payments even if you only have a basic understanding of the complexities of payroll legislation. 45 days free technical support included (excluding upgrades).

Is this right for me?

This powerful payroll software allows you to process large volumes of payroll data quickly and accurately. Sage 50 Payroll Professional helps you to calculate different rates for overtime, enables your business to take advantage of tax benefits, and even monitors your costs to ensure productivity and profitability.

Sage 50 Payroll Professional 2010 will help you make light work of:

  • Tax and National Insurance
  • Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP), Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP)
  • Student Loans, Attachments of Earnings Orders (AEO), Pensions

Plus all the essentials of processing your payroll:

  • Pre and post-tax multiple payments and deductions: caters for all business types by dealing with payments such as overtime, shift allowances and commissions. 
  • Net to gross payments: enter payment information as a net or gross amount and all calculations will be done automatically.
  • Net payment types: add one-off or regular additional payments based at net value and all calculations are taken care of.
  • Batch timesheet entry: makes large volume payment entries quicker than ever.
  • Multi-company: if you're running a bureau or processing over more than one company, you can update the payroll for all or a selected range of companies.
  • Multi-user: the network functionality allows more than one user to process the payroll.
  • Data Import wizard: to import and export employee & timesheet data from sources including Excel, CSV and other payroll software.

Features & benefits

  • HMRC accredited:
    Sage 50 Payroll Professional 2010 calculations meet the latest legislation requirements for accurate calculations of tax and National Insurance.
  • Produce Written Statements of Employment Particulars:
    Provide the information you need to comply with the law. Automatically create statements for new starters and get reminders when contracts are due for renewal.
  • Online Submissions:
    As of 2010 all submissions must be made to HMRC online. All submissions to HMRC can be sent electronically through Sage 50 Payroll 2010, and can be tracked by status and sender.
  • Manage your pay budget:
    Predict the impact of minimum wage increases, bonuses or overtime with the salary forecast tool.
  • Fast and secure payslip processing:
    Produce electronic payslips with password protection for added security, and access previous payslips on screen in seconds.
  • E-Banking:
    Lets you instruct payments for both employees and HMRC to your Internet banking services from your software, with no extra charge from us.
  • Manage all your peoples' different payroll needs:
    Calculate extra pay; take care of different payment frequencies; manage employees' holidays and flexible working; record foreign bank details for your employees.
  • Quick Links:
    Make it easy to find and execute less common tasks such as recording sickness or maternity, with useful tools within each section to make it more efficient.
  • Run a smooth Payroll Year End:
    Continue processing while running your Payroll Year End; produce the right reports (P11, P14, P35, P60) for HMRC; and submit online. More info..
  • Integrate with your other software:
    Link with Sage 50 Accounts to keep your accounts up to date and analyse your data using Microsoft® Excel.
  • Be prepared for audits:
    Store and print copies of statutory reports for up to seven years and track any changes to your payroll.
  • Manage your time:
    Keep track of your day-to-day tasks with a clear calendar and reminders to prompt you when you need to take actions.
  • Online integration:
    With SageCover you can access online support in seconds directly through Sage 50 Payroll without having switching screens.