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Adding a pension scheme to an employee

If you have set up a pension scheme. in Payroll, you can add a pension deduction to an employee when you process their pay by following the below steps;

Each employee can have only one pension scheme deduction, so if there’s an existing pension scheme assigned to them, you must remove this first.

  • 1. Click the Pay Runs tab, then click Process Pay Run.
  • 2. Continue with the process as normal until the Edit Pay stage, entering all usual payments and deductions.
  • 3. Click Add Deduction, then click Add a new Workplace Pension. This option is only available once you’ve created at least one pension scheme.
  • 4. Select the pension scheme and group. If you are using NEST pensions you will also be asked for the Payment Source you want to use.
  • 5. Click Save and repeat the process for any other employees who should be assigned to a pension scheme.

If you wish to delete the deduction from the employee record, you can click the cross button, next to the deduction entry when you process the employees pay.

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