School Children

Education Payroll Services

Our school and academy payroll services include everything you need to ensure your staff are paid accurately and on time each month.

Key Features

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    Secure Online Portal

    Customers provide timesheets and relevant information via the secure online data transfer portal. SAAF then input payroll data using the agreed pay component.
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    Suite of Reports

    Our basic reporting suite includes pre-payroll validation report, pension report, full pay run report, payslip summary, monthly final payroll report and BACS report.
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    Query Resolution

    Email and telephone support from 8:30am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday.
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    All Changes Processed

    Process new starters, leaver, employee detail changes, adjustments for overtime, statutory payments, maternity & paternity, adoption & sickness payments.
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    Administer Statutory/ Voluntary Deductions

    Administer deductions such as: income tax, NI, pensions, union fees, GAYE, child care voucher schemes, cycle schemes as appropriate.
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    Ensure Compliance

    With PAYE statutory deductions, guaranteeing HMRC compliance including P60, P14, P35 and issue of P45s to leavers.
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    Give advice details of impending alterations to national pay awards or any changes that may affect employers' contributions to pensions and national insurance.
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    Apply Government Legislation

    This includes budget changes to tax allowances, national insurance rate changes, pension changes, and any other appropriate statutory alterations.
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    Submit Third Party Payments

    Submit payments to HRMC and other voluntary organisations via BACS.
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    Liaise with Teachers Pensions and the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) to report compliance.
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    End-of-Year Service

    Provide an end-of-financial-year service where year-end falls within the contracted period.
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    Meet Audit Requirements

    Allow any auditor appointed by you to access all the appropriate payroll records for your employees to satisfy financial regularity.
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    Pay Scales

    Implement annual pay increments.
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    Employee Payments

    Administer payments by BACS to eligible employees.
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    Provide standard individual e-payslips per employee.
  • Additional Services

    Pension Services

    We can complete all monthly and annual pension returns on your behalf, so you don’t need to worry.


    We provide a telephone help-desk for your employees to contact us directly with pay queries.

    HR Administration Services

    We generate and distribute correspondence to employees on your behalf e.g. contracts of employment, maternity letters or disciplinary letters.

    Absence Recording

    Enabling us to confirm if your employees have reached sickness trigger points.


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    What our clients say...

    I’d just like to say that it’s been really great having such quick responses to all of my (many) queries. It meant that anything we weren’t sure of was dealt with really quickly, and helped to make the process go smoothly. It’s been really refreshing to have quick responses and an allocated staff member who is so willing to help!

    Gill Wydrzynski, Administration Officer The Avenue Special Needs Academy
    It’s simpler to reconcile pay to contracts, and the Gross to Net reports we receive from SAAF are clear and easier to understand when compared to reports from our previous payroll providers.
    Warren Porter, Management Accountant | Transform Trust
    I appreciate that SAAF continues to add new services, we are already successfully using their payroll bureau for the four schools in Raleigh Trust, and have also signed up to use their asset management service. It’s nice to be able to purchase lots of different services from a company that is trustworthy, reliable, and flexible.
    Claire McAlonan, CFO | Raleigh Learning Trust
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    SAAF Payroll Portal

    Current payroll customers can access the secure payroll portal using the link below
    Payroll Portal