Dataplan Education Payroll

Remove the burden of processing payroll and pensions by outsourcing to our fully managed payroll and pension management service for schools, academies and MATs.

  • Peace of mind that your payroll and pension management is accurate and compliant
  • No need to worry about changes in legislation
  • Free up your time and resources
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The education payroll specialists

Dataplan has been processing payrolls since 1967 and set up Dataplan Education in 2007 when we recognised the need to provide a bespoke service for our education clients. Following consultation with schools, we were able to build our service around their needs, including the development of VERA, our payroll, pension and HR portal.

Our team only work on education payroll and pensions, so they understand the complexities, including teachers’ pay scales, salary structures and Teachers’ Pension Filing.

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Speak with one of our Payroll experts

Why outsource?

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Reduce your resource or dependency on key staff

Payroll is becoming increasingly complex, and compliance requirements are more onerous. Do you have the necessary skills within your team, or do you have reliance on one person, which could be a critical point of failure?

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A dedicated team of education specialists

We live and breathe education payrolls and pensions, and all our systems and processes have been built around the needs of schools, academies and MATs.

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No hidden surprises

We understand that schools want to stretch their resources as far as possible. Therefore, our pricing structure is transparent, fair and includes as standard many of the ‘extras’ other payroll providers may charge for, such as starts and leavers and year-end filing.

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Named payroll contacts

We provide our clients with a named contact and team who will work on your payrolls consistently, getting to know you and your schools’ payroll and pension.

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Easy integration

We have created our outsourcing solution around ‘least change’ for the school. That means our systems wrap around your existing software and systems. We can take data in any format and map it to our payroll system.

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We deliver streamlined workflows and processes to make the payroll services seamless and hassle-free. Our vision is for technology to do the ‘heavy lifting’ of payroll processing, leaving our people to do what they do best – being payroll and pension experts.

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VERA portal

Clients interface with us through our VERA portal.
VERA is cloud-based and holds payroll, pension and HR data giving you access to powerful Management Reporting.

We also provide HR services

Over the years, we have worked with schools, academies and MATs, and we understand that each school has very specific HR needs and requirements. They may need help with HR administration, specific HR services such as Occupational Health or just some external support to handle a specific case or HR challenge.

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Either outsource your HR administration to us or use VERA self-service document management and ensure your HR administration is efficient and compliant.

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From strategic HR advice to practical casework support, our HR advisors can provide support and advice when you need it most.

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We can also provide associated HR services, including affordable DBS checks and Occupational Health Services, through our trusted strategic partners.

Have a no-obligation chat with us today!

If you would like to discuss outsourcing your payroll, pensions management or HR services with us, complete the form, and we will be in touch.