Electronic Pay Slips

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 11 June 2013
Sharon McArdle
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We have recently decided to stop providing pay slips in paper format to and to instead use email to distribute pay slips to employees. 90% of the workforce has agreed to this and we have had no issues. However, a small number of employees are either refusing to give us an email address or telling us that they do not have an email address or access to a PC. How do I handle it?

Sharon McArdle writes:

An employee has the right to receive a written itemised pay statement from his employer (Article 40, Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996). This requirement can be fulfilled by sending the pay statement electronically. HMRC guidance in relation to PAYE confirms that pay statements “can

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