September 30, 2022
Top tips for growing your payroll outsourcing practice
Offering outsourced payroll is an unsuspecting business goldmine - but how do you get started and start growing your practice? Learn how.
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.
September 13, 2022
5 things to consider before offering payroll advisory as a service
Looking for ways to expand your services? Here are the things you need to know before adding payroll advisory to your service offering.
September 8, 2022
Why do today’s accountants need a globally agile tech stack?
Accountants must increasingly adapt to the growing needs of their clients by offering more value and flexibility. But how?
September 6, 2022
How your team can switch payroll software at anytime
If you’re not sure if you’re getting the best value from your payroll software, it’s time to think about making the switch, regardless of the time of year.
August 31, 2022
Managing multiple clients and brands for your accounting firm
With white label, or branded payroll you get to have a customised payroll system that your clients love - without having to do any of the development work.
August 17, 2022
Six ways to profit from cloud payroll services
Supported by a technological transformation, the potential of payroll to generate profit has never been greater.
August 11, 2022
How costed rosters add value for accountants
Costed rosters add value to accountants' advisory services by offering clients additional reporting visibility. Find out the benefits of costed rosters here.
August 2, 2022
How to easily calculate 52 week averaging for holiday pay
As a trusted provider in the eyes of your clients, here's what you need to consider when calculating holiday pay for your and your clients' employees.
July 25, 2022
Reporting in KeyPay: Why this functionality is so valuable for accountants and bookkeepers
Accountants and bookkeepers can add value to clients, save time and minimise manual effort with KeyPay's 40+ reporting functionality at their fingertips.
July 19, 2022
Enable open banking payments with Comma
We have partnered with Comma to provide you and your clients with the world's first open banking payroll system.
July 6, 2022
What you need to know about changes to National Insurance Contributions
Apply the relevant NI calculation method based on tax and insurance details provided for the calculation and reporting of an employees NI.
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.
June 30, 2022
How P11D submissions may be different this year and onwards
As a payroll bureau, accountancy or bookkeeper firm, what do changes to HMRC's End of Year Expenses and Benefits Services mean for your clients?
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.
May 24, 2022
Connect accounts and journals in a couple of minutes with QuickFile
KeyPay has released an exciting integration with QuickFile for an end-to-end payroll and accounting experience.
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.
December 6, 2021
Running payroll over the festive break: 4 ways to prepare
The festive season is almost here! We've made life easier by outlining how to prepare to run payroll during the holidays.
November 18, 2021
Steps to take to mitigate risk of payroll cyber attacks
With the recent cyber attack on Frontier Software, there may be concerns over data security and protection. KeyPay takes measures to protect your information.
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 27, 2021
Save time through splitting earnings by location!
Accountants, bookkeepers and payroll bureaus will now be able to automate the distribution of earnings across different locations.
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 22, 2019
What is branded payroll and why is it valuable?
In this blog we explore branded payroll and why branding your payroll product can improve client value, retention and brand perception.
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.
February 13, 2019
How to automate Pay Runs with KeyPay
Remove some or all manual handling of processing pays by setting up automated pay runs for you and your clients and spend that time focussing on other work.
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
Removing the pain from UK pension processes
Having trouble with pension processes? KeyPay is a payroll platform that seamlessly integrates with pension schemes, automates the pension process, and more.
January 14, 2019
7 reasons to grow your payroll bureau in the cloud
Traditional payroll systems are inefficient and difficult to use. Bureaux should no longer settle for the norm and recognise the benefits of cloud payroll.
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.
January 13, 2019
Maximise your payroll efficiency: 3 key trends for the modern payroll bureau
The UK is one of the top five most complex payroll systems in the world, but the right technology can help bureaux maximise their payroll efficiency.
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.
September 8, 2018
3 new email notifications to help keep track of employee updates
Your clients can configure notification settings to stay abreast of any changes to not affect any current processes when employee details are updated or added.
September 6, 2018
Pro rata hours now auto calculated in pay run
Pro rata hours now are auto calculated in pay run. This means no manual adjustments are required and no accidental overpayments processed. Learn more.
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.