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EdPay replaces Novopay Online for schools’ payroll

The Novopay Online service was switched off today, Wednesday 20 October, following the successful development and implementation of the new EdPay portal. Education Payroll Limited (EPL) Chief Executive Arlene White says EdPay has been designed with schools, for schools, so is tailored to meet their needs and is fit for the future. “Schools have told… Read more »

Annual Report 2020/21 published

Our Annual Report for 2020/21 is now available. The report includes highlights from the past year, as well as our financial and management information. Read it for the latest updates about our online payroll service EdPay, which we’re building for schools. We detail the roll-out of EdPay, the delivery model we have used, our customer… Read more »

Statement of Performance Expectations 2021/22

Education Payroll has published its Statement of Performance Expectations for 2021/22. This document gives an overview of what we do, and the areas we will be focusing on over the year. It covers the performance measures that we will hold ourselves against in the areas of delivering the pay, debt management, salary assessment, ACC administration,… Read more »

Statement of Intent 2021–2025

Our Statement of Intent (SOI) for 2021–2025 is now available. The SOI sets out how we plan to deliver on our goals over the next four years and incorporates both immediate areas of strategic significance and our plans for the future. Alongside our strategic goals, it also details the results we hope to achieve, and… Read more »

Annual Report 2020 published

Our Annual Report for 2020 is now available. The Annual Report includes highlights from the past year as well as our financial and management information. Read it for the latest updates on the new online payroll service EdPay, which we’re building for schools. There’s also statistics from our latest customer satisfaction survey, which show that… Read more »

Statement of Performance Expectations 2020/21 published

Education Payroll has published its Statement of Performance Expectations for 2020/21. This document explains what we do, and the areas we will be focusing on in 2020/21. It covers the performance measures that we will hold ourselves against in the areas of delivering the pay, debt management, salary assessment, ACC administration, cybersecurity and the responsiveness… Read more »

Retiring Novopay underway

Education Payroll has begun the process of retiring the old forms-based payroll system Novopay. The first NOVO forms that schools use to give payroll instructions to Education Payroll were retired in June. The lengthy, complicated forms NOVO 1t and 1nt were used to add new employees, which is now done via the new online schools’… Read more »

No flies on us!

How’d you like to be the one flicking the switch on a full disaster recovery changeover to an alternate data centre, right in the middle of a world-wide business continuity incident? You’d be doing it all remotely, and for good measure you’d be running New Zealand’s largest payroll from the alternate site, with 94,000 school… Read more »

Education Payroll wins internal auditing award

Education Payroll has won the prestigious Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand 2019 award for Team Excellence in Internal Auditing.   The team lead by Manager Ronnie Chang won the award for its deep integration of internal auditing into all aspects of Education Payroll. Chief Executive Arlene White says the team is fully embedded into… Read more »

All schools have access to EdPay

All schools have access to the new online school’s payroll service EdPay. Schools are saying the new online service is friendlier to use than Novopay and easier than filling out and emailing in forms. Education Payroll is building EdPay in stages, and is designing the features with help from schools to ensure it meets their… Read more »