Pay Statements

Most employees have a statutory right to receive individually, from their employers, a detailed written pay statement at or before the time of payment.

Outlined here are provisions relating to itemised pay statements contained in employment legislation and how a complaint can be settled. (Pay statements. What they must itemise - URN No: 06/538)

For information on how the law affects the way wages are paid and deductions made from wages, see the Contracts of Employment guidance.

The information given here are general guidance only and should not be regarded as a complete or authoritative statement of the law.

Further information can be obtained from the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS).