Introduction To Payroll Systems - Qp2

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Introduction To Payroll Systems - Qp2

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Net pay is the total amount payable to the employee before any deductions have been made.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The basic pay method of processing payroll is said to be a ‘positive payroll’.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To pay less than the minimum wage is illegal. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Piecework is a system which pays employees according to their output.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Pay for extra hours is not usually higher than normal hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Bonuses are seen as an incentive to staff.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    An employee cannot be required to provide a doctor’s sick note unless he is off work for more than a few weeks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    PIW stands for ______
    • A. 

      Person's incapacity to work

    • B. 

      Period of invoked work

    • C. 

      Person's invoked work

    • D. 

      Period of incapacity to work

  • 9. 
    SSP is treated as part of gross pay, and is subject to tax and National Insurance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The weekly rate of SMP is:
    • A. 

      For the first 4 weeks, 90% of average weekly earnings.

    • B. 

      For the first 6 weeks, 90% of average weekly earnings.

    • C. 

      For the first 8 weeks, 90% of average weekly earnings.

    • D. 

      For the first 10 weeks, 90% of average weekly earnings.

  • 11. 
    To be eligible for SPP the father must have started work for the employer at least 26 weeks before the end of the qualifying week and must still be working for you at the date the baby is born.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The weekly rate of SAP and SPP is the lower of 80% of average weekly earnings and £138.18.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The maximum entitlement to parental leave is 16 weeks. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    There is a statutory right to reasonable time off to deal with emergencies relating to dependents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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