Payroll & HR

Complex payroll functions are made quick and easy

Opera 3 Payroll simplifies your key tasks and has PAYE Recognition so you will always have peace of mind.

Opera 3 Payroll is available as a stand alone application or integrates with the other applications available for Opera 3; linking seamlessly to Personnel and P11D Organiser.

Payroll & HR

In Summary

  • Multi-user, with Company and Group password control and menu level access restriction
  • Full integration with Opera 3 Document Management
  • Links to the Nominal Ledger, Cashbook and Costing Financial modules of Opera 3
  • Definable cheque and payslip designs to suit Company stationery requirements
  • Create unlimited Companies with unlimited employees per Company
  • Weekly, fortnightly, four weekly and monthly paid employees can be maintained all in one company
  • Employee profiles for efficient employee record creation
  • Employee payment details and payslip images can be retained for up to 999 pay periods
  • Payslips from past periods can be reprinted at any time
  • Employees can be paid via BACS, reducing the time and costs required to process payments
  • Submit Year-End Returns via the Government Gateway using the Pegasus Online Filing Manager
  • In-Year P45(1), P45(3) and P46 file generation for online submission using the Online Filing Manager
  • Filtered Historical employee record processing to current legislative bandwidths
  • Automated Director's National Insurance calculations
  • Multiple Pension Scheme management
  • Track report on key field changes for the Payroll year using the Audit Log
  • Backup and Restore facility
  • Fully automated SSP, SMP and SPP (Birth) processing and reporting, with complex legislation built in
  • Automated Attachment Orders processing and reporting
  • Retrospective NI code changes with automatic adjustment value calculation and processing
  • Caters for Holiday pay across year-end

 

Opera 3 Payroll & HR - attachment orders

Employee Records

  • Address, bank details and holidays
  • Tax and National Insurance To-Date details
  • Payments and deductions - permanent and temporary values, retained units and rates, zero this period facility
  • Quick calculation - showing net pay, total deductions and NI'able earnings
  • Retained History with payslip image drill down
  • Employee photograph attachment
  • Ability to embed documents, spreadsheets etc, via OLE technology

Reports

  • Departmental reporting
  • Payslip, cheque and BACS list generation
  • P35, P14 and P60 End-of-Year reports
  • P45(1), P45(3) and P46 In-Year reports
  • P11 Deductions Working Sheet
  • P32 employer's Payment Record, with payment and funding recording and multi-company consolidation
  • This Period and To Date summaries
  • Comprehensive statutory payments, Attachment Orders and pension contribution reports
  • Additional Reporter module available, for the creation of your own reports

Pensions

  • Mixed Pension schemes per company
  • Stakeholder Pensions
  • Fixed amount
  • Percentage of definable figure
  • Group Personal Pension
  • COMP
  • COSR
  • Freestanding AVC
  • Up to three different LEL/UEL criteria

Personnel Records

  • Employee diary showing sickness, holidays, maternity and compassionate leave, and training
  • Variable employee working patterns reflected within the diary
  • Accurate days, hours and minutes event recording and analysis
  • Keep records for up to 99 years, including job changes and salary updates
  • Pro-rata holiday entitlement and holiday carry-over

Help

  • Comprehensive, context senstive help

Extended Information Sources

  • Export information to Microsoft products such as Word and Excel
  • Send reports via e-mail
  • Payroll administrator and management reports delivered via e-mail
  • Regularly notify staff of remaining holiday entitlement automatically by e-mail
  • Automatically notify managers of Payroll requirement by e-mail
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Auto Enrolment

Changes to the pensions law (the Workplace Pensions Reform) mean that employers must enrol their employees into a pension scheme and pay into it. Opera 3 payroll will handle your auto enrolment requirements, from categorising your workers and auto enrolling them to managing employer and employee contributions and handling opt-ins and opt-outs. 

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NEST Pensions

NEST Pensions (National Employment Savings Trust) is a cost effective pension scheme that is available for any employer to meet their new duties. Opera 3 and Opera II Payroll & HR has NEST Integration, allowing you to manage your auto enrolment duties electronically. It's available for only £350 RSP.

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Real Time Information

Under RTI, employers and pension providers need to tell HMRC about PAYE payments at the time they are made. Opera 3 payroll caters fully for the submission of Real Time Information, including the Full Payment Submission (FPS) required for each pay period.

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