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
By having work anniversaries in calendar feeds, staff and managers have better visibility and are able to plan ahead for annual reviews or pay increases.
March 29, 2021
NZ payroll: Tracking leave liability provisions in pay run journals
Stay informed of actual costs to the businesses with the ability to journal leave liability provisions in KeyPay.
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.
March 1, 2021
Payroll updates for NZ New Tax Year 2021-2022
New Tax Year is fast approaching in New Zealand. Find out what to expect for payroll in 2021, and how KeyPay is helping users manage Tax Year End.
February 23, 2021
KeyPay’s guide to the Financial Year End in Singapore
Singapore's Financial Year End process can be overwhelming to tackle. We’ve put together 3 key steps to follow that will make the process a walk in the park.
February 18, 2021
Interpreting the Holidays Act with KeyPay: 2 employee scenarios
Ensure you're using the right calculation methods for leave and holiday pay calculations with KeyPay's transparent leave calculations.
February 3, 2021
Preparing for Single Touch Payroll Phase 2: Reporting termination reasons
STP Phase 2 is coming soon and one of the requirements will be reporting termination reasons. KeyPay has rolled this out in preparation for phase 2 of STP.
November 23, 2020
White Label Management in the Partner Dashboard
Have easy access to a range of white label 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 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.
August 10, 2020
New Zealand’s Schedular Payments can now be processed in KeyPay
NZ businesses can now process Schedular Payments alongside regular payroll, in a fuss-free way that saves them significant time and money.
June 5, 2020
Get ready for EOFY 19/20 with KeyPay!
Don’t let the end of the financial year scare you! We're is here to provide you with all the tools you’ll need to wrap up FY19/20 smoothly.
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 18, 2020
Enhancements to ETP Type O payments in KeyPay
KeyPay has improved how ETP Type O payments are processed in the pay run to ensure compliance, and improve automation and ease of use.
February 21, 2020
Your next steps with changes to accrual of Personal/Carer’s leave
The High Court of Australia handed down a decision clarifying how personal/carer's leave is accrued and taken. Here's your next steps to remain compliant.
February 13, 2020
How the 2020 Modern Award changes affect annualised wages
How will the 2020 Modern Award changes affect how you pay annualised wages? We discuss this and our solution to keep you compliant.
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.
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.
December 5, 2019
Automatically track leave liabilities in journal entries
KeyPay supports posting journal entries of leave accrued and allows you to automate this process by configuring the Chart of Accounts to map leave liability.
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.
November 21, 2019
Changing payroll software mid-year and transitioning STP records
Thinking about changing payroll software? These are several ways you can transition Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting from one payroll system to another.
November 12, 2019
Method B(ii): Calculating withholding amounts on lump sum payments
Users can now use Method B(ii) as another option to Method A, when calculating withholding amounts on lump sum payments in KeyPay.
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 19, 2019
Payday filing enhancements and seamless IRD gateway integration
Payday filing has been mandatory for NZ businesses since April 2019. KeyPay has just enhanced its Payday filing functionality with IRD integration.
August 12, 2019
What's new with Single Touch Payroll in KeyPay this Financial Year 19/20?
Businesses with <19 employees will have begun reporting Single Touch Payroll events from July 1 2019. We recap on STP and what you should be aware of.
August 9, 2019
Managers can now approve expense requests directly from WorkZone!
Your managers 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
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 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 23, 2019
Employment Payment Summary (EPS) enhancements
In our latest Employment Payment Summary release, you can submit no payment for a period, periods of inactivity and a final EPS with a ceasing scheme date.
July 4, 2019
EOFY 2018/19 tips: Downloading payment summaries from the employee portal
End of Financial Year 2018/19 is upon us and this may be the final year employees need payment summaries. Here's how employees can download in KeyPay.
July 3, 2019
EOFY 2018/19 tips: Lodging PAYG payment summary reports to the ATO
This blog guides you through lodging PAYG payment summary reports to the ATO for this end of year 2018/2019 - before you start STP reporting next year!
July 1, 2019
KeyPay's guide to End of Financial Year using Single Touch Payroll 2018/2019
KeyPay is making EOFY an even more enjoyable task with its EOFY resources and EOFY STP wizard.
June 27, 2019
EOFY 2018/19: Publishing employee payment summaries
Publishing employee payment summaries was previously a time consuming process, but now with KeyPay, it can be completed in a few simple clicks.
June 24, 2019
KeyPay's guide to End of Financial Year and registering for STP 2018/2019
KeyPay is making End of Financial Year reporting and setting up Single Touch Payroll an easy task.
June 20, 2019
EOFY 2018/19: 6 top tips for End of Year Reconciliation
A crucial part of End of Financial Year for those not yet reporting with STP is end of year reconciliation. Here's how to get end of year reporting right.
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.
March 8, 2019
Employees can now easily select their employer's default super fund
The process of acquiring employee super details is automated with KeyPay. Employees can select employer's default super fund when providing super details online
February 13, 2019
KeyPay revolutionises payroll with the introduction of automated pay runs
Remove some or all manual handling of processing pays by setting up automated pay runs in your business and instead spend that time focussing on other work.
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.
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
Easily configure your notification settings to stay abreast of any changes so as not to 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.
July 15, 2018
Clock Me In now makes it easier to manage employee timesheets
With Clock Me In, managers can clock in/out on behalf of employees, eliminating the dramas associated with employees forgetting to clock in/out. Learn more.
June 14, 2018
KeyPay will be Single Touch Payroll Ready: A Sneak Peek into our STP implementation
There has been a lot of hype about Single Touch Payroll from payroll managers, accountants & payroll software providers. Explore KeyPay's STP implementation.
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
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
Employees can acknowledge documents in KeyPay
KeyPay's document functionality allows managers to require employees to acknowledge documents via employee dashboard/WorkZone and receive notifications.
May 24, 2018
Two-Factor Authentication enabled in KeyPay
Two-factor authentication enabled in KeyPay will help to strengthen your account security with us. Learn how Two-factor authentication works & how to enable it.
April 19, 2018
4 new enhancements to configuring leave accruals
KeyPay’s leave automation functionality makes managing employees’ leave a breeze. Explore our 4 new enhancements to configuring leave accruals.
April 18, 2018
Improved transparency of PAYG calculations in a termination pay: Australia
KeyPay Australia has Improved transparency in how the PAYG for termination pay is calculated. Learn how PAYG on a non-ETP termination pay is calculated now.
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.
February 28, 2018
Net to Gross Calculator
KeyPay's Net to Gross Calculator feature helps automatically calculate what the equivalent gross amount should be based off a desired net amount. Learn more.
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 managers' times.
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.
January 10, 2018
Our new and improved way of managing Tags
Have more control on your set up and ongoing management of Tags through our new management screen. Explore KeyPay's tips on navigating the Tag screen.
January 10, 2018
Introducing a simpler way of paying above award rates
Take advantage of KeyPay's Modern Award library that contains pre-interpreted rules and more. Learn more about the new simplified process now.
December 19, 2017
The 1 January 2018 Fair Work changes affecting over a million employees
Fair Work announced some of the most large-scale changes in recent memory to key Modern Awards in Australia. Find out more about the impacts of these changes.
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.
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.
February 17, 2017
Public holiday management just got a whole lot easier
Long gone the need to set up public holidays manually (although you can customise), KeyPay provides a set of public holidays in each business automatically.
December 6, 2016
Fair Work compliant payslips
One of the biggest reasons businesses use KeyPay is they’re able to produce FairWork compliant payslips. Explore payslip generator to create compliant payslips.
November 17, 2016
Extending the functionality of pay condition rule sets
Turn the most complicated award into a machine that interprets the humblest of timesheets into a costed shift in the pay run with pay condition rule sets.
May 11, 2016
New Feature: Standard Work Hours
Setting up Standard Work Hours for employees who’s work hours aren’t the same every day of the week will allow more accurate leave request estimation.
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 and makes it simpler than ever before to record employee’s work hours.
February 3, 2016
The curious case of the kilometre allowance in 2018
From 1 Jul 18 the new amount you can claim on your tax return using the cents per kilometre method is $0.68. Here's how to treat the tax withheld on these items
August 23, 2013
Setting up RDO's and time in lieu with pay conditions
With the recent release of the pay conditions engine in KeyPay, automatically accruing and calculating RDO or Time in Lieu payments has never been easier.
July 23, 2013
ABA files in KeyPay
ABA file is used by many Australian financial institutions to specify payments to be made from one to one or more bank accounts. Learn about ABA files in KeyPay
April 30, 2013
Pay rate templates
Pay Rate Templates should be a huge time saver for businesses when managing pay rates for a large number of employees. Explore Pay Rate template setup in KeyPay
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 your payroll by setting up deductions with KeyPay. You now can automatically pay to a bank account, super fund and more.
January 9, 2013
Are employees entitled to super when "cashing out" annual leave?
Employees may wish to cash out annual leave under certain circumstances. Employees are required to be paid full amount that they'd otherwise have been paid.