January 16, 2023
How accountants can make self-assessment easier for their clients
The 31 January deadline is nearly upon us – that means now is the time to make sure that all self assessments are filed, and paid.
November 3, 2022
5 ways that dimensional reporting will revamp your General Ledger
Introducing dimensional reporting for accountants to provide an accurate and complete view of their clients' company performance for value-adding advisory.
October 31, 2022
Accountants role: Supporting your clients with pensions
Pension Awareness week flags high time to educate yourself more on auto-enrolment and pensions to reinforce your relationship with your clients.
October 28, 2022
Keeping your payroll data safe in the cloud
The importance of payroll security cannot be underestimated. Discover steps you can your clients can take to keep payroll data safe.
October 5, 2022
Keeping your data safe from cyber attacks: Protect confidential client information in the cloud
In recent weeks, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in cyber attacks and data breaches across the world. Ensure your client payroll data is properly protected.
September 30, 2022
Trying to recruit hard to fill roles? Look to the world’s biggest talent pool
In the war for talent, few industries have been spared. If you’re looking to grow your team, consider expanding your horizons.
September 25, 2022
What’s been trending lately with KeyPay’s FAQs?
We asked our all-star KeyPay support team about hot topics that have been trending in their inbox lately. Find answers to what other partners are asking about.
July 1, 2022
A decade of revolutionary cloud payroll
KeyPay turns 10 today! Today marks an entire decade of changing the way our clients work and pay. Reflect on the last 10 years of KeyPay with us.
May 31, 2022
Automate Construction Industry Scheme obligations with KeyPay
Changing the way our partners work and pay is our aim. KeyPay is the first payroll software in the UK to help bureaus and their clients manage the CIS.
March 28, 2022
Streamline payroll reporting with Zoho Books
KeyPay has released an integration with Zoho Books so that shared users can benefit from an automated payroll and accounting experience.
March 16, 2022
Save time on importing employee data
Introducing our newest feature - flatfile importing! You can now import employee data from other systems into KeyPay with minimal manual intervention required.
March 8, 2022
The importance of gender diversity and equality in the workplace
International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March, but we at KeyPay believe that gender equality and diversity should be a year-round focus.
March 1, 2022
No more manual timesheet approvals!
No more manually approving timesheets against hours worked; if a timesheet matches the roster exactly, the system will auto-approve this for you!
February 14, 2022
Valentine’s Day with KeyPay: Why you’ll fall in love with our payroll software
Celebrate Valentine's Day with KeyPay, to find out why we (and our clients) love our payroll and employee management software.
January 28, 2022
World Data Privacy Day: A time to review your information's security
January 28 2022 is World Data Privacy Day - in today’s day and age where online transactions are rampant, it’s key to take steps to protect your information.
January 12, 2022
Double the roster templates, with half the effort!
Save time and cut down on manual effort by duplicating existing roster templates. No more re-building your preferred rosters from scratch!
December 24, 2021
Employees can now edit and upload their qualification documents!
Employees now have the ability to add a new qualification and edit existing qualifications within the employee portal to save even more time.
December 22, 2021
2021 Year in Review
From award wins to expansion (and even making it back to face-to-face events!), we take a look at some of our highlights from 2021.
December 21, 2021
4 ways to streamline rostering with roster warnings
Introducing our newest feature - roster warning rules! Users can now set up warnings to ensure legislative compliance when creating shifts.
October 28, 2021
Maximise efficiency by bulk importing Employee Advanced Standard Hours
Our new Advanced Standard Hours feature saves time by allowing users to bulk import employees' hours, using an advanced importer to match data without errors.
September 2, 2021
The Document Acknowledgement Report is here!
The new Document Acknowledgement Report will allow KeyPay users to review the acknowledgment status and send reminders at the same time!
September 1, 2021
Making payroll Employee Self Service even easier: WorkZone's 'calendar events'
With KeyPay’s new WorkZone Calendar Events feature, users can see all calendar events from within the roster screen! No more switching from roster to calendar.
August 10, 2021
10 questions to consider before hiring employees internationally
Thinking about expanding your business internationally? Here are 10 things to consider for business globalisation, from hiring, to payroll, to HR.
June 29, 2021
'Update Pay Rates' tool: Bulk update up to 200 employee pay rates - instantly!
Bulk update employee pay rates quickly and easily using KeyPay’s new Update Pay Rates feature - saving hours of time and manual frustration.
May 6, 2021
Restore deleted settings in KeyPay with just a click
KeyPay is putting more power into payroll admins' hands and enabling them to restore deleted items themselves, without the hassle of emailing back and forth!
April 7, 2021
WorkZone enhancements - Creating timesheets and editing personal details from the mobile app
Employees can now create timesheets from approved leave requests and rostered shifts. Plus! NZ and SG employees can now edit their personal details in WorkZone.
April 1, 2021
KeyPay's payroll calendar feeds: Improving visibility of work anniversaries
KeyPay's work anniversaries in calendar feeds, offers your clients better visibility so they are able to plan ahead for annual reviews or pay increases.
March 19, 2021
Automating timings for pay run finalisation tasks
Pay run finalisation tasks like reporting and pay slip distribution can now be automated, saving time and manual frustrations.
March 9, 2021
Maximising security and data access in KeyPay: Enhanced permissions for restricted users
To enhance security and accessibility, KeyPay provides 3 more options of accessing employee details for users.
November 30, 2020
7 Remote Recruiting Tips: How to grow your team when location doesn't matter
Remote working has become the norm. Here's some tips for hiring remote workers in this new world by HR Partner.
November 23, 2020
Branded Payroll Management in the Partner Dashboard
Have easy access to a range of branded payroll functions straight from the partner dashboard.
September 24, 2020
Schedule future pay rate changes for employees in advance
Users can record, in advance, any future pay rate changes against an employee and the system will update the earnings in the pay run automatically.
September 4, 2020
Payroll professionals: Move from data to strategy
In part 2 of our conversation with Nick Day, he discusses technology trends in payroll, and how to embrace innovation to enhance profitability.
September 3, 2020
Raising the profile of payroll
In celebration of National Payroll Week, we spoke with Nick Day - Managing Director of JGA Recruitment on changing the undervalued perception of payroll.
September 1, 2020
Calculation transparency with the Timesheet Interpretation Context Panel
KeyPay has introduced a Timesheet Interpretation Context Panel feature that provides clarity on how timesheets have been interpreted each pay run.
June 15, 2020
July 1 changes to the UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
HMRC have made changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme including flexible furloughing from 1 July, and reductions in grants from August 1.
May 28, 2020
The employee experience is the future for payroll service providers
Businesses often focus on employee experience to boost morale, productivity and revenue. Payroll bureaus should be embracing the employee experience.
April 29, 2020
Helping restaurants through COVID-19 | Part 3: Marketing your restaurant's website
Restaurants often overlook the power of marketing and social media for website promotion. This blog post goes through techniques venues can use to drive sales.
April 28, 2020
Helping restaurants through COVID-19 | Part 2: Setting up your own online ordering system
External delivery partners can often charge restaurants up to 38% per order commission fees. Here's how you can move your restaurant online and increase profit.
April 27, 2020
Helping restaurants through COVID-19 | Part 1: Optimising your financials
Restaurant owner Adam Cheers discusses optimising financials to ensure your restaurant survives in unprecedented times.
April 20, 2020
Preparing to claim for the UK Job Retention Scheme (aka furloughed workers)
On 15 April, HMRC provided additional information on the UK furloughed workers / Job Retention Scheme claim process. Here's all you need to know.
April 17, 2020
Working from anywhere with cloud payroll
During uncertain times in COVID-19, now more than ever is a time to reassess your current system setup, moving to the cloud and putting employee safety first.
April 16, 2020
There's no playbook for 2020: 3 ways to help yourself and your clients during COVID-19
There is no playbook for years like 2020 with COVID-19. But instead of getting overwhelmed amid the changes, there’s also opportunity.
April 15, 2020
COVID-19: Finding opportunities in uncertain times
COVID-19 is an unnerving time and in this time of unease, we want to help you find opportunity for you, and your clients, through technology.
April 7, 2020
The UK COVID-19 furloughing scheme
The UK Government has introduced a furloughing scheme in reaction to COVID-19. Here's all we know.
March 23, 2020
Your guide to UK 2019/20 Tax Year End reporting
UK Tax Year End reporting has never been easier with KeyPay. Send your final report to HMRC and issue your P60s with ease.
March 20, 2020
UK SSP Updates due to COVID-19
Temporary changes have been made to SSP due to COVID-19. Here's what you need to know.
March 17, 2020
Top tips to stay ahead this Tax Year End
Tax Year-End is almost here! check out our handy checklist for everything you need to know come April 5th.
March 11, 2020
Updates to NMW changes: ensure your payroll is compliant
The UK government is making updates to the National Minimum Wages regulations and resuming the ‘public naming scheme’. Ensure payroll is compliant.
March 2, 2020
Maximise your payroll efficiencies for the new tax year
With the new tax year approaching it's time to ask whether your payroll solution is right for you.
February 10, 2020
KeyPay's Partner Dashboard: Helping our partners grow their business
KeyPay’s partner dashboard allows partners to enhance client services, generate new business, analyse client activity and save time on support requests.
February 6, 2020
How KeyPay uses KeyPay
We put KeyPay to the test every day for our payroll management, rostering and timesheet needs. See how we use it to its full potential in our own business.
January 7, 2020
The importance of change management and employee engagement during technology implementations
What's the importance of change management during technology implementations? We discuss what you need to know to make your next change a success.
December 16, 2019
Managers can now view roster details and update unavailability in WorkZone
New WorkZone update brings added functionality for managers looking to reduce rostering inefficiencies and manage staff better on the go.
December 11, 2019
Monitor outgoing costs with KeyPay's Rostering vs Timesheet Comparison report!
The Rostering vs Timesheet comparison report helps businesses identify financial costs to guide business development.
November 29, 2019
Automated Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) with KeyPay UK
KeyPay automates Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) calculations so you don't have to switch between the HMRC calculator and payroll.
October 1, 2019
GDPR payroll obligations made easy with KeyPay
GDPR employee obligations are made easy with KeyPay by giving employers the tools to anonymise employee data and access to their personal data.
September 1, 2019
What is value pricing, and when should we use it in payroll?
Value pricing can be used in payroll to charge clients based on value rather than a fixed cost. But when can payroll bureaux and accountants get this wrong?
August 12, 2019
Why use cloud software?
Cloud software is becoming widely used, but some payroll administrators can't let go of desktop systems. Here's why you should switch to the cloud.
August 9, 2019
Managers can now approve expense requests directly from WorkZone!
Your clients and their employees can now approve expense requests directly from their smartphone in WorkZone - KeyPay's employee app - anywhere and any time!
July 24, 2019
Pension Postponement Rules in KeyPay
To help you keep on top of your pension obligations, we’ve added automated pension postponement rules in our latest KeyPay release.
July 24, 2019
Cyclical re-enrolment in KeyPay
It’s easy to miss cyclical re-enrolment. With KeyPay, you only have to set your re-enrolment date once and it will make cyclical re-enrolment a breeze.
July 24, 2019
Pensions: Automated with KeyPay and PensionSync
With our latest release, KeyPay's integration with pensionsync is now simpler AND more powerful than ever before. Pension management has never been easier.
July 23, 2019
Employment Payment Summary (EPS) enhancements
In our latest Employment Payment Summary release, submit no payment for a period, periods of inactivity and a final EPS with a ceasing scheme date.
July 16, 2019
The proof that pensions can actually make you smile
KeyPay has just enhanced pension auto-enrolment to be even more streamlined so payroll managers can spend less time on pension administration.
May 15, 2019
Restrict reporting data according to employee group and location permissions
With KeyPay's restricted reporting's enhanced feature, restricted users can now be given access to the employee group and location permissions. Learn more.
May 14, 2019
Managers can now access Clock Me In admin privileges using their restricted access
Clock Me In from KeyPay now allows managers to perform most of the admin features previously only afforded to full access users. Explore more.
April 8, 2019
Managers can approve leave requests and timesheets using WorkZone
WorkZone, KeyPay’s mobile app, now allows managers to approve leave requests and timesheets on the go. Download WorkZone today to explore more.
March 14, 2019
Simplify your P32 reporting with KeyPay UK
Employer Payment Record details amounts you've paid to HMRC each month. KeyPay UK has some tips for P32 reporting to make life easier for bureaux & employers.
January 22, 2019
Where payroll traditionally failed the bureau
It’s time for payroll bureau businesses to change the way they work and pay by adopting automation and cloud technology in their processes.
January 22, 2019
UK Pension scheme compliance is easy with these top tips
Pensions remain a major pain point for payroll managers and bureaux. This blog explores how to ensure your payroll is compliant in the easiest way possible.
January 14, 2019
How to simplify RTI compliance in UK payroll
RTI remains a compliance issue for payroll bureaux, but the right payroll software technology can help us with RTI and create a smoother reporting process.
November 30, 2018
3 reports to streamline post pay run operations
Restricted users can now access to the pay slip, payment file & journal reports. This removes the responsibility of post payroll tasks for full access users.
November 22, 2018
Automating pension processes
KeyPay's enhanced features further streamline pension scheme management. Bureaux can now set up and customise multiple pension schemes. Explore more.
November 6, 2018
Filling unassigned shifts now got easier with Shift Bidding
Shift bidding automates the process of filling an unassigned shift. Automatic updates to the roster keeps managers abreast of real time shift updates.
September 22, 2018
We're automating tax codes for bureaux
One of the big pain points for UK payroll managers is managing the ever-changing employee tax codes. Explore how KeyPay UK has automated tax codes for bureaux.
September 13, 2018
3 valuable KeyPay features (that you might not know about!)
With a range of features such as employee self service, rostering, there's something for everyone to make payroll easier. Explore KeyPay's top 3 features.
August 22, 2018
5 Reasons to Embrace Employee Self Service
Modern bureaus & organisations are moving more and more towards payroll software which offers Employee Self Service to relieve pay run stress.
July 15, 2018
Clock Me In now makes it easier to manage employee timesheets
With Clock Me In, your clients can clock in/out on behalf of employees, eliminating the dramas associated with employees forgetting to clock in/out. Learn more.
July 11, 2018
The Story Behind KeyPay's Brand
KeyPay is different to traditional payroll software. We take the pain out of the pay run by automating manual processes. Read about our KeyPay's brand story.
June 4, 2018
New permissions now added for Managers
Explore some new permissions KeyPay has added for managers. This allows full access users the ability to start delegating more and more tasks to Managers.
June 4, 2018
Unveiling KeyPay's new & improved Manager Dashboard
New look of Manager Dashboard provides shortcut create & access buttons & displays pending action items. Explore some Manager Dashboard highlights.
June 4, 2018
Employees can acknowledge documents in KeyPay
KeyPay's document functionality allows your clients to require employees to acknowledge documents via employee dashboard/WorkZone and receive notifications.
May 26, 2018
The impact of GDPR on UK payroll businesses
So what is GDPR? Why is GDPR important? What does this have to do with payroll? Find out more about the impact of GDPR on payroll.
May 10, 2018
KeyPay: The UK's first cloud payroll designed for bureaux
What makes KeyPay different to most payroll companies? Learn more about KeyPay journey & what led us to become the UK’s first cloud payroll designed for bureaux
April 13, 2018
Shift Swapping is now available in WorkZone
Employees can now swap shifts or receive proposed swapped shifts through WorkZone. This allows employees to complete the cycle of receiving & accepting shifts.
March 7, 2018
KeyCon: A team weekend of culture building, idea generation, and beers
We decided to bring the team together for 2 days / 3 nights in the Hunter Valley for what became known as our first ever “KeyCon”.
February 28, 2018
Managers can use Live View to clock out their staff
Managers can now clock out or discard shifts on behalf of employees directly from the Live View report. Learn more about how this works.
February 7, 2018
Better manage your rosters with Shift Swapping
Better manage your rosters by empowering employees to swap shifts they cannot work with other eligible employees. This will significantly save everyone's time.
January 25, 2018
Managers can now create Pay Run Tasks
KeyPay has extended Pay Run Tasks feature to all user types. Remove constant back & forth phone calls, emails & spreadsheets to communicate pay run exceptions.
December 14, 2017
KeyPay's Live View report
Live View is our latest intuitive report that captures real time employee clock in and out activities generated via Clock Me In and WorkZone.
November 27, 2017
Is Artificial Intelligence the Future for Payroll?
Heavy industry investment in AI by accounting software begs the question, is artificial intelligence the future of payroll?
August 21, 2017
WorkZone: KeyPay's Employee Mobile App
WorkZone: KeyPay's Mobile App for Payroll Management. View bank accounts, pay slips, super accounts, submit timesheets. All in one mobile management.
June 7, 2017
With the release of employee onboarding in KeyPay, employers can say goodbye to the paperwork associated with hiring new employees. Explore more.
May 24, 2017
The employee portal new look
Explore a number of key UI improvements that will make KeyPay's employee portal an indispensable tool for your employees.
May 17, 2017
The employee portal has had a makeover
The employee portal is one of KeyPay's most used features with thousands of employees logging on every month. Explore what's changed in the employee portal.
April 3, 2016
Clock Me In – Time and Attendance for KeyPay
Clock Me In is KeyPay's time and attendance app. Designed specifically for the iPad to make it easy to record clients' employee’s work hours.
August 4, 2013
KeyPay Developer Community
If you’re a developer that’s already using KeyPay API or you’re thinking about using API and want more information, the KeyPay Developer Community is for you.
March 28, 2013
5 reasons to use KeyPay with Xero
If you’re an avid Xero user you might be wondering why you’d use a separate payroll product like KeyPay when Xero already has payroll built in. Explore more.
January 28, 2013
Setting up deductions with KeyPay
Simplify payroll by setting up client deductions with KeyPay. These can automatically be paid to a bank account, super fund and more.