Payroll Services

The Payroll Services provides a comprehensive service to University of Edinburgh employees, casual staff and pensioners on all payroll related matters.

Payroll Procedures

Payroll Services procedures are available here, and in further detail on the Finance Department Wiki.

Pay Dates

In general, pay day for the University is the 28th of each month; unless it falls on a weekend, in which case it is the Friday preceding the 28th.

Tax Matters

The Payroll Services section liaises with HM Revenue & Customs and is responsible for deducting income tax from employees' salaries.

Net Salary Calculator

A spreadsheet is available to download which provides net salary calculations.

Payroll Forms

Payroll Office forms available to download are listed below.


Information relating to Online Payslip

Interest free bike loan

Staff can apply for an interest-free bike loan to purchase a bike or motorcycle and associated safety clothing and equipment.

Interest free public transport loan

The University of Edinburgh provides staff with an interest free transport loan for purchasing a bus or train season ticket which is then paid back in installments from your salary.