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Most employees receive payslips and take them for granted, but what are the legal requirements?
All employees, including those working part-time and temporarily, are entitled to receive a written payslip on or before their pay day. The Employment Rights Act (ERA) sets out the required contents of a payslip:
Employers deducting premiums for stakeholder pensions must show the deduction clearly on the payslip.
In practice, most employers give much more information than the basic statutory requirements. For instance, it is obviously good practice to analyse gross pay to show:
Use our payslip calculator to check your net pay.
It is also usual to show the period covered by the payment, and the date of payment.
You can significantly reduce queries from employees by giving basic details such as: