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Pay and Wages: Getting it Right


This event will familiarise employers with pay systems and wages considerations, especially if they are taking on employees for the first time.

Business need

Problems and errors with wages can damage good working relationships, and take time and effort to put right.  Getting it right first time can save a lot of hassle and support a good working environment. Managers and staff who know the dos and don’ts of wages will save trouble in the long run.

All delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance for their participation in the training.

Suitable For

Small to medium sized employers, business owners.


This course looks at wages in the life cycle of the employment relationship, including:

Step 1 – Understanding The Basics, including what is a week’s pay, the National Minimum Wage, and Equal Pay.

Step 2 – Choosing your pay system and arrangements, including bonuses, commission.

Step 3 – Taking on new staff, and getting all those details right.

Step 4 – Pay day and Wage Slips, and why the pay slip and pay day are important!

Step 5 – Deductions and Overpayments, including what you can and can’t do.

Step 6 – Pay during absences, including holiday pay, sick pay, and much more.

Step 7 – Ending employment, including what to watch for with notice pay, and arrears of pay.

Have a large group of staff to train?

To save you time and money, we can deliver bespoke training at your workplace. To find out more contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form


We also offer free e-learning on a wide range of employment relations topics. It's a great way to develop, enhance and refresh your knowledge, providing you with the opportunity to work through theory, explore case studies and answer interactive questions.

Need more than training?

We recognise that every organisation is different. Our specialists can diagnose issues in your workplace and tailor practical solutions to address the challenges faced by you and your staff. To arrange a call or visit or to simply find out more, contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form


Venue Acas Manchester   Map (opens in new window)   Date 04/06/2019    Time 09:30 - 12:30   
Price £110.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.