Sage 50 Payroll

What is Sage 50 Payroll RTI Edition?

Sage 50 Payroll is the easy-to-use payroll software that allows you to manage and automate your whole payroll process. It’s recognised by HMRC and will keep you up-to-date with the very latest payroll legislation, including RTI.

What’s New?

Sage are delighted to announce the release of Sage 50 Payroll: Auto Enrolment Edition and the Pensions Module today!

The latest edition of Sage 50 Payroll has been designed with customers’ needs in mind and in the light of new legal duties, that require employers to automatically enrol their eligible employees into a qualifying pension scheme, Sage have focused on compliance with Automatic Enrolment.

In addition to the basic features provided in the product update, Sage have included:

  • Creation of an Auto Enrolment preparation plan to coordinate work
  • Review existing pension arrangements
  • Forecast and prepare for the additional costs of providing a workplace pension
  • Define communications to employees and get them ready for Auto Enrolment
  • In product access to the Sage Community for additional support and information
Comply with payroll legislation
With Sage 50 Payroll you can rest assured your payroll is up-to-date with the very latest payroll legislation, including RTI.

  • Get RTI-readyYou can submit data to HMRC under the new Real Time Information legislation. We’re RTI-ready and you will be too with Sage 50 Payroll.
  • Automatically calculate statutory paymentsSuch as tax, PAYE, National Insurance, sick pay, maternity pay and more.
  • Submit securely to HMRC onlineYou can submit forms securely to HMRC directly from your software. Easily exchange information with HMRC too, such as P45, student loans and tax code changes.
  • Avoid costly finesBy choosing software that’s recognised by HMRC and complies with all the latest legislation, you can help your business avoid fines up to £3,000.
Automate your payroll processes
Sage 50 Payroll helps you to automate your entire payroll process and takes the hassle out of payroll calculations and paying your employees.

  • Run your payroll the way you want toRun your payroll at a time that suits your business, whether it’s weekly, two-weekly, four-weekly or monthly.
  • Automatically calculate wagesSage 50 Payroll does the hard work for you – payments, deductions and net-to-gross calculations are calculated automatically.
  • Pay employees in a way that suits youYou can choose from a variety of layouts to email or print employee payslips. You can even connect Sage 50 Payroll to your e-banking service and pay your employees electronically with our free add-on.
  • Set up & define deductionsSage 50 Payroll takes the hassle out of managing deductions. You can set up and customise deductions such as childcare vouchers, pensions and Cycle to Work scheme.
Manage your employees
Your people are your most important assets, that’s why we’ve designed Sage 50 Payroll with lots of extra features to help you manage your people.

  • Securely store informationAll of your employee information is kept in one secure location. Store information including personal details, appraisals & disciplinaries, job and salary history and other related documents.
  • Efficiently manage holidaysYou can store and allocate holiday allowance in hours or days, and manage different holiday schemes based on specified entitlement.
  • Record custom absence typesIn addition to recording holidays and sick leave, you can customise different absence types to suit your business, such as unpaid leave.
Make sense of your data

Sage 50 Payroll has a range of customisable reports that help you make sense of your payroll data, analyse trends and forecast changes.

  • Easily find the reports you needWith our intuitive report browser and easy-to-understand labelling, it’s quick & easy to find the report you’re looking for.
  • Save time by running batch reportsThere’s no need to waste time running reports and payslips individually, with Sage 50 Payroll you can run & print all the reports you need in one batch.
  • Keep your data safe and secureYou can output reports to PDF and protect them with a password to keep them secure.
  • Customise your own reports and payslipsThere’s a range of layouts for you to choose from, or you can use the built-in Report Designer lets you customise your reports, payslips and other documents with ease.
Get started quickly and easily

It’s really easy to get up and running with Sage 50 Payroll RTI Edition. With a simple installation process, set-up wizards and a built-in help centre you have all you need to get started.

  • Simple installation & setupOur installation and setup wizards will get you up and running in no time, and help you customise your software to suit your business.
  • Built-in help centreFeaturing “show me how” videos to walk you through common tasks and checklists, so there’s help available when you need it.
  • Import your existing dataIt’s easy to move any existing data, such as employee information, into Sage 50 Payroll with our simple CSV import.
Which Payroll option?
If you’re not sure if Sage 50 Payroll is the right solution for your business, why not take a look at our options?

Sage Instant Payroll

Company size: 1 – 10 employees
Support options: Inclusive SageCover support with a choice of three support tiers.
Operating Systems: Compatible with the latest versions of Microsoft Windows. Please see the in-depth description for more information.

Key differentiators

  • For businesses with less than 10 employees
  • Single user
  • Comes with 1 years’ SageCover support – with a choice of three levels of support
  • Complies with the latest payroll legislation
  • Up to 5 customisable payment/deduction types
  • Print payslips
  • Post simple salary journals to Sage Accounts software

Sage Instant Payroll

Company size: 10 – 50+ employees
Number of users: Unlimited user licence available
Support options: SageCover support options available. Choose from online, telephone and priority support.
Operating Systems: Compatible with the latest versions of Microsoft Windows. Please see the in-depth description for more information.

Key differentiators

  • For businesses with more than 10 employees
  • Multi-user options allow more than one person to process to payroll
  • Complies with the latest payroll legislation
  • All the features of Sage Instant Payroll and more
  • Unlimited customisable payment/deduction types
  • Print or email payslips to employees
  • Holiday & absence management
  • Advanced reporting
  • Report designer
  • Post advanced salary journals to Safe Accounts software
  • Simple CSV import and export of data

Sage 50 Payroll Pro

Company size: Unlimited employees
Number of users: Unlimited user licence available
Support options: SageCover support options available. Choose from online, telephone and priority support.
Operating Systems: Compatible with the latest versions of Microsoft Windows. Please see the in-depth description for more information.

Key differentiators

  • Manage payroll for unlimited employees
  • Muti-user allows more than one person to process to payroll
  • Complies with the latest payroll legislation
  • All the features of Sage 50 Payroll, plus multi-company tasks
  • Change tax parameters and tax codes over selected or all companies
  • Analyse values to assist with reconciliation of items such as tax values
  • Batch timesheet entry
  • Post advanced salary journals to Sage Accounts software
  • Advanced CSV import and export of data