Payroll Courses - Training in Payroll and Tax

The Payroll industry is among the fastest changing due to its close connection to labour and tax regulations. Thus, it is essential that payroll professionals remain current on the latest regulatory and legal developments.

To ensure that you are in compliance with the law, browse our collection of courses in Payroll and Tax. To receive more details on a course, simply 'request information' and a training provider will contact you.

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Osborne Training
         
(1)
Distance
Course description Overview: Broken down into practical modules this course is a very popular and well received introduction to moving...
BA (Hons) in Applied Business and Management
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
18 months
4,468 GBP
London
This 18 month BA programme in Business and Management is targeted at payroll and pensions professionals who wish to further enhance...
Base and Variable Pay
CIPD Training
2 days
1,110 GBP
London
This comprehensive two day course equips participants with a solid understanding of structuring and managing base pay; designing variable pay...
Benefits, Pensions and Share Schemes
CIPD Training
2 days
1,110 GBP
London
This comprehensive two day course offered by CIPD Training equips participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to offer guidance...
Capital Allowances - The UK Regime and Planning Issues
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
545 GBP
London
This one day Capital Allowances The UK Regime and Planning Issues course provides a detailed review of the UK tax relief...
Challenges of Auto enrolment and Reenrolment
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
0.5 days
255 GBP
Multiple (3)
This is a half day training course offered by CIPP. The course covers the challenges that have previously been experienced...
Charity Tax
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
445 GBP
London
This one day course in Charity Tax is designed to provide delegates with a sound understanding of the key aspects...
Construction Industry Scheme
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
0.5 days
245 GBP
Multiple (5)
This classroom based course is designed for individuals involved in the construction industry who need to understand their responsibilities and employment...
Continuing Professional Development - Refresher Sessions
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
1 day
349 GBP
Multiple (10)
This is a refresher course which has been designed to provide CPD sessions to those who have previously completed the...
Corporation Tax Update and Refresher
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
545 GBP
London
The course provides an opportunity to consider and discuss the most recent changes in this field, the current year’s Finance...
Creating Payroll Procedures
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(3)
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (3)
This is a 1 day long course structured for payroll and HR professionals. The course provides participants with the opportunity...
Employee Share Options & Shares
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
1 day
440 GBP
London
This Employee Share Options and Shares course provides an overview of the nature of shares and share options, delving into...
Employee Status and employment intermediaries
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
0.5 days
245 GBP
Multiple (6)
This classroom based course is designed to provide payroll managers and individuals an understanding of employment status duties and issues,...
Foundation Degree in Payroll Management
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
3 years
2,495 GBP
Distance
This three year Foundation Degree in Payroll Management from CIPP is accredited by the University of Worcester. It is designed...
Foundation Degree in Pensions Administration and Management
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
3 years
2,495 GBP
Distance
This three year Foundation Degree in Pensions Administration Management from CIPP is accredited by the University of Worcester. It is...
German Payroll Regulations
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
2 days
820 GBP
London
This practical course on German Payroll Regulations encompasses all of the issues and topics which are crucial for professionals either working...
Group Taxation
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
545 GBP
London
This one day Group Taxation course will give participants a very practical guide to the workings of group corporation tax. Case studies and...
Guernsey Payroll Regulations
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
1 day
440 GBP
London
This comprehensive practical course deals with all of the issues crucial for anyone either working in, or responsible for, the payroll function....
Higher Apprenticeship in Professional Services - Tax
Tolley
2 years
Multiple (20)
It is closely aligned with the Association of Taxation Technicians examinations, which means the apprentice will achieve a professional qualification...
Holiday and Pay Leave AM
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
0.5 days
245 GBP
Multiple (22)
This Holiday & Pay Leave course provides an overview of the legal requirements and day to day practicalities of handling...
Insight into Payroll Management
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
2 days
820 GBP
Multiple (2)
This Insight into Payroll Management course delivers the essential skills needed to effectively handle the technical processes and managerial aspects of...
International Payroll
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(2)
1 day
440 GBP
London
This International Payroll course delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to manage international payrolls, whether it be for foreign assignees sent to...
International Tax Planning - Part 1
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
495 GBP
London
This one day  International Tax Planning Part 1 course is an essential discipline for UK groups operating internationally. The recently issued...
International Tax Planning - Part 2
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
         
(1)
1 day
545 GBP
London
The recently issued OECD Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (‘BEPS’) heralds the beginning of a new era...
Introduction to Payroll
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(3)
2 days
810 GBP
Multiple (10)
As an introduction to payroll, this training course provides participants with the skills required to perform basic payroll functions such...
Irish Advanced Payroll Regulations
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(1)
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (3)
This one day training course has been designed to follow on from the Irish basic PAYE and PRSI regulations course...
Irish Basic PAYE and PRSI Regulations
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(3)
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (3)
This one day training course addresses all of the issues that are crucial for professionals either working in, or responsible for, the...
Isle of Man Payroll Regulations
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
1 day
440 GBP
London
This one day Isle of Man Payroll Regulations course deals with all of the issues that are important to anyone working...
Jersey Payroll Regulations
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
1 day
440 GBP
London
This one day practical course covers all the issues crucial for professionals either working in, or responsible for the payroll function....
Learning Day 1 Introduction to PAYE and NIC
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(3)
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (10)
This high impact training course in PAYE and NIC provides a foundational understanding of payroll processes for its participants. Attendees...
Learning Day 2 Introduction to Statutory Payments
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(3)
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (10)
Statutory payments are a common ground of confusion for payroll staff. Legislation for maternity, paternity and adoption pay is frequently changing...
Learning Day 3 Essential Additions to Basic payroll
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(3)
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (10)
This one day training course is ideal for individuals who wish to gain an understanding of the interaction between payroll and...
Maximising Business Tax Reliefs and Opportunities
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
545 GBP
London
This one day Maximising Business Tax Reliefs and Opportunities course aims to provide delegates with a summary of the main tax reliefs...
MSc in Business and Reward Management
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(4)
2.5 years
3,499 GBP
Derby
The highest qualification available for payroll and pension professionals in the UK, this MSc in Payroll Management is designed to...
National Payroll Certificates
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
Flexible
170 GBP
Multiple (10)
Intended for payroll professionals with little experience and/or formal training in payroll, the National Payroll Certificates (NPCs) provide the ideal...
Overpayment Recovery Workshop
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(1)
0.5 days
245 GBP
Multiple (3)
Anyone involved in or associated with the payroll function will at some point in their career receive a query or...
P11d Expenses and Benefits
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(1)
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (10)
This P11d Expenses and Benefits course is designed to provide a clear and comprehensive overview of the tax and NICs...
Payroll
Acudemy Ltd
         
(5)
12 hours
200 GBP
London
This training course offers a structured framework for understanding the fundamentals of payroll processing. This is an introductory course and is...
Payroll Award
Pitman Training Group
2 weeks
Multiple (58)
This course is ideal for anyone who has an aptitude for figures and is interested in learning manual and computerised...
Payroll Award
Pitman Training London City & Oxford Circus
70 hours
Multiple (2)
Enrol on this highly practical course to gain the necessary knowledge to do manual payroll, Sage Payroll, and use Microsoft...
Payroll for HR and Accounting Professionals
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (3)
This intensive Payroll for HR and Accounting Professionals course is designed to address the ever increasing demand for collaboration between...
Payroll Principles
Pitman Training Group
4 hours
Multiple (58)
This course is ideal for anyone who wants to know more about the theory behind a company payroll. Participants will...
Payroll Refresher
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (2)
This is a payroll refresher course which covers a wide range of topics that are taught in detail during the...
Payroll Update
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(2)
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (21)
This unique Payroll Update course will provide an in depth overview and practical information on the recent, current and prospective...
Payroll Workshop
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
         
(1)
1 day
545 GBP
London
This one day Payroll Workshop is to enable those within an organisation who are responsible for the payroll to better understand...
Payrolling Benefits and Abolition of Dispensations
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (7)
This Payrolling Benefits and Abolition of Dispensations course is structured to introduce participants to the various statutory changes in the expenses and benefits...
Pensions for Payroll and Automatic Enrolment
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (8)
This Pensions for Payroll and Automatic Enrolment course   illustrates the legal and payroll related implications of the planning and...
Pensions for Payroll, Automatic Enrolment and Salary Sacrifice
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
         
(3)
1 day
440 GBP
Multiple (9)
This Pensions for Payroll, Automatic Enrolment and Salary Sacrifice course outlines practical processes and requirements of the planning and introduction of...
Practical Employer PAYE and NIC Compliance
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
545 GBP
London
At the end of the course, participants will benefit from an understanding of: Basic law and practice in assessing employee...
Practical Tax Issues Relating to Expatriate Employees
Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
1 day
545 GBP
London
HMRC is increasingly interested in the tax affairs of inward and outward bound expatriate employees. Payroll managers dealing with these...
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Payroll, VAT / Tax training & courses - explore the opportunities


Payroll as an industry is highly dynamic due to the constant changes and updates to its codes of practice. Due to the social nature of employee salaries and the payment of taxes, these codes are derived from government legislation regarding labour, tax and VAT. As the rules of regulations that govern payroll become increasingly comprehensive and complex, payroll practices continue to develop as a valued, technical skill.

Payroll practices are highly regulated according to labour and tax law. For this reason, compliance training is often embedded into payroll training courses. Further, courses are commonly divided according to manual payroll skills or computerised payroll software such as Sage Line 50.

The objective of formal training is to provide the payroll professional with relevant, up-to-date information on the multiple aspects of performing payroll functions. Training courses vary in level from an introductory course for beginners to advanced courses designed for professionals to enhance or brush up on their skills. Likewise, topics also vary between policy such as PAYE and NIC, manual payroll skills and computerised payroll.

As payroll administrator, it is your duty to accurately calculate employee salaries with thorough consideration of wages, exemptions, controls and benefits such as parental, holiday and sick leave.Those involved in payroll administration are also required to have an insight into labour and personal data protection laws and their implications on payroll processes and practice. Since regulations are subject to frequent change, compliance training may be sought out in order to remain current.

Salary Administration is one of the most important and extensive internal functions of an organization. Not only is it commonly a company’s largest expenditure, but employees are also dependent on receiving their pay accurately and in a timely manner. Managing tax is a second critical aspect of salary administration, which requires that you keep up-to-date on the key rates and thresholds for the taxes affecting your employing organization. This includes being well-versed in the possibilities for tax benefits, exemptions, and allowances available to all sorts of businesses depending on industry, size and more. Amongst a number of tax courses, FindCourses also offers a number of International Taxation training courses.

Computerised Payroll

While manual payroll can be efficient in terms of small and some medium-sized companies, computerised payroll is required to reach the scope and complexities associated with practicing payroll in large companies with many employees. By using a sophisticated software, payroll professionals are able to calculate the salaries of hundreds or even thousands of employees accurately and seamlessly. Training courses in payroll software may be general to the overall workings of such software or be specific to a certain application or series. Popular software systems include Sage Accounts, Sage Payroll, Instant Accounts and Instant Payroll.

Accrediting Bodies in Payroll

When choosing an education in payroll, it is wise to consider the accreditation received by that particular course or programme, especially for those looking to begin a career in payroll. Accrediting bodies in the UK include the following: The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP), The Institute of Certifed Bookkeepers (ICB) and the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB).