The Configure Payroll menu provides access to a range of payroll configuration tools. These tools are likely to be used when the payroll system is first being and thereafter infrequently.
Use PAYE Settings to set the basic information required to run live payroll processes and make filings to HMRC under RTI (Real Time Information) regulations. Payroll run defaults are set and details of any payrolled benefits to be included in payroll runs.
Payroll Elements is used to create and maintain details about payroll elements that are used in payroll. A payroll element is simply an item of remuneration or deduction which is to be included in the calculation of net pay. Where relevant, pay elements will appear as line items on an individual payslip.
The details of pension schemes available to employees are set up via pension schemes.