Increases can be applied individually on the Pay Rate Details Screen or collectively using the Bulk Actions-functionality to upload to the Pay Rate Details Screen.  This article will clarify how to apply an individual increase.


This feature is available on all PaySpace editions.

Navigate > Employee > Payroll Processing > Pay Rate Details 

Ensure that the correct employee is selected.

The Location Menu

Applying an Increase

The current pay rate details will reflect on the employees Pay Rate Details Screen.

The Pay Rates Screen before applying the increase

Apply the increase to the Pay Rate Details screen by selecting + Pay Rate and Save your changes, the Package can either be increased by capturing a different amount to the previous amount or by adding a percentage by which the package need to increase.

Once saved, the new Pay Rate Details will reflect.
The Pay Rate Details screen after applying the increase to the employees package.

A record of increases applied can be viewed on the History Grid.

Important Comments

The Pay Rates Report

To extract a listing of the employees’ packages in historical order, print the Pay Rates Report. 

Navigate > Reports > Reports > Standard > Category Heading: Payroll

An example of the Pay Rates Report Parameters Screen:

An example of the Pay Rates Report:
    • Related Articles

    • The Pay Rates Screen

      About The Pay Rates Screen defines the employee’s package details as well as the frequency of payment. When an increase is applied a history of increase records will accumulate at the bottom of the Pay Rate Details Screen. Tip The Pay Rates Screen is ...
    • Which report can be generated that display employee pay rate increases?

      The Pay Rates Report can be downloaded to view employees' pay rate details as well as the employee increases. Navigate > Reports > Reports > Standard > Payroll To view the history of the employees' pay rate details select the tick "Include History" ...
    • Can employee packages be increased by a percentage?

      Yes. Employees pay package may be increased as a percentage, either on their individual Pay Rate Details screen or collectively on the Bulk Actions screen. Option 1: Increasing Pay Packages as Percentage per employee Important! Always select the +Pay ...
    • How are employee salary increases captured?

      An employee's salary increase can be captured as a specific amount or as a percentage of their previous package. The increase can either be captured individually for each employee or collectively via the Bulk Actions screen. Navigate > Employee > ...
    • Can the Increase Reason field on the Pay Rate Details screen be made a mandatory field?

      To make the Increase Reason field a mandatory field on the Pay Rate Details screen, enable the "Employee Pay Rate / Reason" company setting. Navigate > Configuration > Basic Settings > Company Settings > Company Settings > Mandatory Fields Navigate > ...