Tesco Payslip Explained

Tesco Payslip Explained.

Your Tesco payslip explained.

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All Tesco Payslip Details.

Payslip DetailsDetail Explained
BASIC HOURSYour weekly contracted employee hours at Tesco.
DEPARTMENTDepartment that the staff memeber works in at their place of work.
EMPLOYEE NAMEYour employee name
EMPLOYEE NUMBERA unique 8 digit unique reference number.  Used with HR or Payroll.
HOURLY RATEYour contracted hourly pay rate at Tesco.
HOURSWeekly contracted hours at Tesco.
JOB CODEThe code which has been assigned to your job role.
NATIONAL INSURANCE CATThe rate of National Insurance you contribute, indicated by a letter.
NATIONAL INSURANCE NO.Unique 9 digit code made from 3 letters and 6 numbers., used to record National Insurance contributions as well as credits you have paid or are entitled to.
OCCUPATION CODEThe distribution code assigned to your job role.
TAX PERIODThe current tax period or week.
TAX CODEYour personal tax code – This determines your tax rate.
TAX REFERENCEThe company reference number, used by the tax office
PAYMENT METHODYour payment  method, bacs,or cheque.
DATEThe date of the end of the current tax period/week.

Tesco Payments Explained.

PAYMENT DETAILPAYSLIP DESCRIPTION
ADDITIONAL HOURS + 33%Paid for all additional hours worked by drivers on consolidated rates of pay within the 7pm – 7am window, excluding Sundays.  Also paid to employees whose annual contract is less than 36/36.5 hours for all additional hours within the 7pm – 7am window, excluding Sunday.
ADDITIONAL HOURS X 1Paid for all additional hours worked by drivers on consolidated rates of pay. 0.5 paid for hours worked on an off/leisure day e.g. 7.50 hour shift x 0.5 = 3.75 x 1.Paid to employees whose annual contract is less than 36/36.5 hours per week or 1670/1693 per annum (part-timers).
ADOPTION PAYPaid to employees who are entitled to adoption leave.
ADVANCE PAYMENTPayment which supports employees who may change from weekly to 4 weekly pay.  Type of loan which has to be repaid.
ANTI SOCIAL PREMIUMPaid at a fixed cash value and not a percentage for all hours worked between 0600 and 0800, or part thereof based on 15min segments.
ARREARS NON-PENSIONABLEPayment made to an employee who has not received the correct pay after a change of role or transfer etc.  No pension can be deducted from this payment.
ARREARS PENSIONABLEPayment made to an employee who has not received the correct pay after a change of role or transfer etc.  Pension can be deducted from this payment.
AVERAGE WEEKLY PAYThe amount of pay used to calculate an employees basic weekly wage.  (Distribution)
BANK HOLIDAY DAY OTPaid to employees who work a bank holiday as overtime.
BANK HOLIDAY NIGHT OTPaid to employees who work a bank holiday night shift as overtime.
BANK HOLIDAY OVERTIME 1Paid for rostered hours on a bank holiday.
BANK HOLIDAY OVERTIME 2Paid for non-rostered and overtime hours worked on a bank holiday.
BANK HOLIDAY PAYPaid to employees who is contracted to work a bank holiday.
BANK HOLIDAY SHIFT PREM1Shift premium paid on a bank holiday.
BASIC 1.5If the Rostered shift starts within a Saturday (0600 Saturday – 0559 Sunday) then this shift will attract a 50% hourly rate increase which will show as a separate amount called BAS15.
BASIC 1.5 + SHIFT PREM1Basic Shift Premium 1(BASSP1) would increase from 15% to 22.5% of hourly rate would become Basic Shift Premium 1 @ 1.5 (BAS15SP1)
BASIC 1.5 + SHIFT PREM2Basic Shift Premium 2 (BASSP2)would increase from 20% to 30% of hourly rate would become Basic Shift Premium 2 @ 1.5 (BAS15SP2)
BASIC 2If the Rostered shift starts within a Sunday (0600 Sunday – 0559 Monday) then this shift will attract a 100% hourly rate increase which will show as a separate amount called BAS20
BASIC 2 + SHIFT PREM1Basic Shift Premium 1 (BASSP1) increase from 15% to 30% of hourly rate to become Basic Shift Premium 1 @ 2.0 (BAS2SP1)
BASIC 2 + SHIFT PREM2Basic Shift Premium 2 (BASSP2) increase from 20% to 40% of hourly rate to become Basic Shift Premium 2 @ 2.0 (BAS2SP2)
BASIC PAYThe payment you receive for doing a particular job.  Hourly rate x Hours per week.
BASIC PENSIONThe gross amount of pension paid to pensioners.
BASIC SHIFT PREMIUM 1Paid as a percentage of the hourly rate.  The base rostered shift must pass the premium threshold.  In this event the premium will apply to all hours worked on that shift.  The premium is 15% of the hourly rate.
BASIC SHIFT PREMIUM 2Similar to the rules for Basic Shift Premium 1 but if the rostered shift were to break both premium thresholds, the higher premium rate will be paid.  The Premium is paid at 20% of the hourly rate.
BONUSPaid to certain groups of employees relating to the productivity within the working environment.
CALL OUTPaid to compensate employees having to attend work outside their normal hours.
CARE 4Salary Sacrifice that enables employees to purchase vouchers for the Child care benefit scheme.
CASHIER PAYMENTPayment for employees who don’t normally work on the checkouts, however during busy periods are required to do so.  Has since been replaced by relief pay.
CHRISTMAS BONUSPaid to certain groups of employees relating to the productivity within the working environment over the Christmas period.
COMPANY CARPayment made to employee either instead of having a Company Car, or to make up the value of a car selected at a lesser rate.
COMPANY SICK PAYPaid by the company to employees who qualify for company sick pay, when absent due to sickness. Based on an employees entitlement, which is dependant on their length of service with the company.
CONTINUITY PAYPayment made as a result of continuous attendance.
CONTRACTUAL OVERTIMEPaid to non-annual hours population whose contractual hours exceed 36/36.5 hours.
DEPUTISING PAYPaid to employees who deputise to a higher graded job.
DEVELOPMENT RATEPayment used to support employees who move into a higher grade role as part of a development.
DISTURBANCE ALLOWANCEPayment for employees who relocate.  Support for furnishings i.e. carpets, furniture etc.
DRIVER ALLOWANCEAllowance paid to Tesco drivers.  (Distribution)
DUTY MANAGER PAYMENTPayment made to a manager who has been the acting duty manager on a certain day.
DIRECTOR MEALSDirectors meal payment.
DTEC ALLOWANCEDTEC allowance payment.
EMPLOYEES REBATE PAIDA rebate on employees National Insurance.
ENTERTAINING OVERSEASNon-taxable payment used to pay an employees entertainment expenses.  Expats.
ENTERTAINING STAFFNon-taxable payment used to pay for entertaining staff / expenses.
ENTERTAINING UKNon-taxable payment used to pay an employees entertainment expenses.
EX-GRATIA TAXABLEPaid to employees who have been made redundant based on length of service.  Only amounts over £30,000.
EX-GRATIA 1 TAXABLEPaid to employees who have been made redundant based on length of service.  Only amounts over £30,000.
EX-GRATIA 2 TAXABLEPaid to employees when their employment is terminated other than redundancy.  Taxable.
EX-GRATIA PAY 1Paid to employees who have been made redundant based on length of service.
EX-GRATIA PAY 2Paid to employees when their employment is terminated other than redundancy.  Non-taxable.
EX-GRATIA PAYMENTPaid to employees who have been made redundant based on length of service.
EXPENSES NTAX REVERSALReversal of expenses.
EXPENSES TAXABLETaxable payment that is used to pay an employees expenses.
EXPRESS BONUSPerformance related payment.  Express sites only.
FIRST AIDPaid to specific employees who has trained in basic first aid and received a valid certificate.
FROZEN AMOUNTPaid to Composite employees who work in the freezer chamber for the main part of their shift.
HCI REDUCTIONSalary sacrifice that allows an employee to purchase a PC for personal use.  Only one scheme was ever launched in 2006.
HOL/BANK HOL LEAVER PAYPaid to employees, if they leave the company and have not taken their full entitlement.
HOL/BANK HOL1 LEAVER PAYPaid to employees, if they leave the company and have not taken their full entitlement.
HOL/BANK HOL2 LEAVER PAYPay to employees who leave and are in the accrued holiday scheme.  (Employee must have hols remaining).
HOLIDAY PAYPayment made at P60 or basic rate (whichever is the greater) during times of annual leave.
HOTELNon-taxable payment used to pay an employees hotel expenses.
MINUS HOURSShows the monetary amount of the minus hrs for the pay period.
JURY SERVICEDeducted from Tesco employees who are on Jury Service.  Deduction is made on receipt of invoice from the court.
KEY HOLDERPayment to employees who are authorised to access a site out of hours.  i.e. if the store alarm has been set off.
LAUNDRYPaid to employees who are required to launder their Company provided uniform.
LOCATION PAYPayment made to employees situated at stores where the cost of living is higher than the normal average.
LOCUM 2 – SAT BEFORE 7PMPayment for employees on locum payroll only.  Rate 2 paid to employees who work Saturday before 7pm.
LOCUM 4 – SUNDAY & BHPayment for employees on locum payroll only.  Rate 4 paid to employees who work Sunday and Bank holidays.
LOCUM MON-FRI BEFORE 7PMPayment for employees on locum payroll only.  Rate 1 paid to employees who work Mon – Fri before 7pm.
LOCUM3 MON-FRI AFTER 7PMPayment for employees on locum payroll only.  Rate 3 paid to employees who work Mon – Fri after 7pm.
MARKET SUPPLEMENTPayment made to employees to aid recruitment, such as bakers and butchers.
MATERNITY PAYEnhanced (company) maternity pay.
MEALSNon-taxable payment used to pay an employees meals expenses.
MOBILE LINE RENTALNon-taxable payment used to pay an employees line rental expenses.
MOBILE PHONENon-taxable payment used to pay an employees mobile phone expenses.
MORTGAGE EQUALISATIONPaid to employees who have moved to fulfil a company requirement and purchased a higher valued house.
NATIONAL INSURANCE REBRebate for National Insurance contributions.
NI EMPLOYEES REBATERebate of National Insurance contributions.
NIGHT OVERTIME 1Paid to part time staff that work additional hours up to 36.5 per week.  The extra hours must be worked between 10pm and 6am.
NIGHT OVERTIME 1.5This is paid to staff that work in excess of 36.50 hours in a week.  These hours must be worked between 10.00pm and 6.00am.  The Premium rate paid is dependent upon length of service.
NIGHT OVERTIME 2This is paid to staff working in excess of 36.50 hours in a week, between Midnight Saturday to 6.00am Sunday and 8.00pm Sunday to Midnight.  It also applies to Bank Holidays between the hours 10.00pm and 6.00am.
NIGHT PREM 00.00 – 06.00Paid to employees who work between the hours of 12am and 6am.
NIGHT PREM 22.00 – 00.00Paid to employees who work between the hours of 10pm and 12am.
NIGHT PREMIUMPremium paid to employees who work the night shift.
NIGHT SUNDAY OVERTIMEPaid to full time non-annual hours population for hours worked over the normal scheduled shift, within the following windows on a Sunday.  12am-7am and 7pm-11.59pm.
NON-TAXABLE PROFIT SHAREPayment made when an employee has decided to sell their free shares, non taxable.
ON CALLPaid to employees who have may need to attend work outside their normal working hours.
OVER SEAS ALLOW NTAXABLENon-taxable allowance that is paid to employees who are working overseas.
OVER SEAS ALLOW TAXABLETaxable allowance that is paid to employees who are working overseas.
OVERTIME 1This payment is paid to any part-time employees who work any extra hrs up to 36.5 hrs total in a week.
OVERTIME 1 + PREMIUM 33%Paid for all additional hours worked by drivers on consolidated rates of pay within the 7pm 7am window, excluding Sundays.  Also paid to employees whose annual contract is less than 36/36.5 hours for all additional hours within the 7pm – 7am window, excluding Sunday.
OVERTIME 1.25Time plus a quarter will be used for any full shift overtime (> than 4 hours) assuming that the employee has completed their 37.50 basic hours.
OVERTIME 1.5This payment is paid to any employee who works in excess of 36.5 hrs per week.  Rate depends on the employees start date.  When additional hours are worked either before and after a rostered shift or a non rostered day, these hours would be paid at the overtime rate.  Monday 0600 to Sunday 0559 – Time and Half of hourly rate (150%).
OVERTIME 1.5 +PREMIUM 33%Paid to full time employees for hours worked over the normal shift within the 7pm – 7am window. Also paid to part time employees, when they have completed a full time week. Hours worked paid at hourly rate x 1.5 plus number of hours work divided by 3 x hourly rate.
OVERTIME 1.5 +SHIFT PREM1When overtime is worked before shift or after shift, the appropriate premium is also subject to the same rate increase.  Monday 0600 to Sunday 0559.  Basic Shift Premium 1 (BASSP1) would become Overtime Shift Premium 1 @ 1.5 and paid at 22.5% (OT15SP1).
OVERTIME 1.5 +SHIFT PREM2When overtime is worked before shift or after shift, the appropriate premium is also subject to the same rate increase.  Monday 0600 to Sunday 0559.  Basic Shift Premium 2 (BASSP2) would become Overtime Shift Premium 2 @ 1.5 and paid at 30% (OT15SP2).
OVERTIME 2This is paid to employees who work a bank holiday or a Sunday shift as overtime.  When additional hours are worked either before and after a rostered shift or a non rostered day, these hours would be paid at the overtime rate.  Sunday 0600 to 0559 Monday – Double Time of hourly rate (200%).
OVERTIME 2 + PREMIUM 33%Paid to full time employees for hours worked over the normal shift within the following window – 12am – 7am / 7pm – 11:59pm.  Hours worked paid at hourly rate x 2 plus hours worked divided by 3 x hourly rate.
OVERTIME 2 + SHIFT PREM1When overtime is worked before shift or after shift, the appropriate premium is also subject to the same rate increase.  Sunday 0600 to Monday 0559.  Basic Shift Premium 1 (BASSP1) would become Overtime Shift Premium 1 @ 2.0 and paid at 30% (OT2SP1).
OVERTIME 2 + SHIFT PREM2When overtime is worked before shift or after shift, the appropriate premium is also subject to the same rate increase.  Sunday 0600 to Monday 0559.  Basic Shift Premium 2 (BASSP2) would become Overtime Shift Premium 2 @ 2.0 and paid at 40% (OT2SP2).
OTHERSIf there is no room on the payslip because the employee has been paid so many elements the remaining elements will be grouped together and paid as others.
PATERNITY PAYPaid absence to enable employees to spend 2 weeks with his/her family at the time his/her spouse/partner has given birth, providing the employee has 26 weeks continuous service at the date of birth.
PAY ADJUSTMENTPayment made to employees if their pay needs to be adjusted in anyway.
PAY IN LIEU 1Paid in redundancy, in lieu of notice.  It is free of deductions if the total is less than £30,000.
PAY IN LIEU 1 TAXABLETaxable amount used only in a redundancy situation.  When an employee does not work their notice.
PAY IN LIEU 2For other than redundancy.  As above.
PAY IN LIEU 2 TAXABLEPaid in dismissal and compromise leavers for amounts exceeding £30,000.
PENSION ARREARSThe backdated pension pay paid in the form of arrears.
PERSONAL RATEIs a payment which makes up the difference in pay if an employees role is to be made redundant and alternative lower paid position is offered.  The rate cannot exceed 25% of the new wage.
PETROLNon-taxable payment used to pay an employees petrol expenses.
PHONENon-taxable payment used to pay an employees phone expenses.
POST TAX PAYMENTPayment that can be made without any deductions being deducted.
PRE TAX NON PENSIONABLEOne-off payments that are taxable and non-pensionable.
PRE TAX ADJUSTMENTPayment adjustment that can be made before tax is deducted to repay monies lost or to pay one off taxable payments.
PRE TAX PAYMENTPayment that can be made before tax is deducted to repay monies lost or to pay one off taxable payments.
PRE TAX PENSIONOne-off payments that are taxable and pensionable.
PROTECTED ELEMENTPayment made to employees who have had salaries reduced due to job re-evaluation.
PROTECTED RATEPaid to employees to cater for adversely affected minimum weekly payments, whenever shifts are amended.
QUALITY BONUSPaid to employees where applicable covered by the respective local agreements.
RELIEF PAYPayment for employees who don’t normally work on the checkouts, however during busy periods are required to do so.
RESTAURANT SUBSIDYA payment made towards the cost of meals for employees who do not have access to a staff restaurant.
RETAINED PAYPayment that is made if there is a change in the shift premium.  The payment is the difference between the old shift premium and the new shift premium and or to protect the downgrade in a location allowance.
RETIREMENT PAYThis is paid to employees who are approaching retirement (6 months before).  The employee can reduce their hours by a 5th of their working week and still get paid the same weekly wage.
SATURDAY PAYMENTPayment made if an employee works a Saturday shift.
SATURDAY PREMIUMPaid to staff, who are contracted to work at least 36hrs per week part of which must be worked on a Saturday.
SATURDAY WORKPaid to employees who work a Saturday shift.
SHARE INCENTIVE PLANPayment made when an employee has decided to sell their free shares, and they need to be taxed an Ni’d.
SHIFT 15%Shift premium @ 15% of your hourly rate.
SHIFT 20%Shift premium @ 20% of your hourly rate.
SHIFT CHANGE PREMIUMApplicable to any member of staff changing at the Management’s request to day, night or afternoon shift during the week in which they would normally have expected to complete a full week on any of the specified shifts.
SHIFT PREMIUMPaid to employees who work between the hours of 10pm and 6am.
SHIFT PREMIUM 1Paid to employees who work between the hours of 10pm and 6am.
SHIFT PREMIUM 2Paid to employees who work between the hours of 10pm and 6am.  Percentage of the annual salary.  (exec only)
SMART FINAL SALARY PENTesco pension scheme (salary sacrifice) for full time employees up until April 2001.
SMART PENSION BUILDERTesco pension scheme (salary sacrifice) for all employees regardless of hours from April 2001.
SMART PENSION REFUNDRefund paid to an employee who has opted out of the pension scheme or is leaving the company.  Employee must have been in the pension scheme for less than 2 years to receive the refund.
SMART PENSION SAPTop up payment made to an employee who is entitled to statutory adoption pay and has been disadvantaged by participating in the Smart Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme.
SMART PENSION SMPTop up payment made to an employee who is entitled to statutory maternity pay and has been disadvantaged by participating in the Smart Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme.
STATE BENEFITNegative Payment to reclaim benefits that have already been paid.
STATUTORY ADOPTION PAYStatutory payment paid to employees who are entitled to adoption leave.  Must have worked for the company continuously for 26 weeks and earn over the lower earnings limit.
STATUTORY MATERNITY PAYStatutory Maternity pay is a payment made to female employees who are pregnant.  As they will require time off, the government pays them a weekly payment that is dependant on their earnings previously.  SMP is paid for a maximum of 39 weeks.
STATUTORY PATERNITY PAYStatutory payment paid to employees who are entitled to paternity leave.  Must have worked for the company continuously for 26 weeks.
STATUTORY REDUNDANCYStatutory payment made if an employee is made redundant.
STATUTORY SICK PAYStatutory payment made to all entitled employees who are absent due to sickness.
SUNDAY OVERTIMEThis is paid to employees who work a bank holiday or a Sunday shift as overtime.
SUNDAY PAYMENTPayment made if an employee works a Sunday shift.
SUNDAY PREMIUMPaid to employees who work on a Sunday.
SUNDAY WORKPaid to employees who work on a Sunday.
SUNDRYNon-taxable payment used to pay an employees sundry expenses.
TAX CREDITPaid on behalf of Government Agencies.
TAXABLE PROFIT SHAREPayment made when an employee has decided to sell their free shares, and they need to be taxed an Ni’d.
TIME CHANGE PREMIUMApplicable for changes in shift start times, where an employee is requested by Management to change shift start times at short notice.  Here, an inconvenience/disruption supplementary payment will be made at basic hourly rate x actual differential hours involved (minimum one hour payment guaranteed).
TRAINER PAYPaid to individuals who have been asked to train employees.
TRAVELNon-taxable payment used to pay an employees travel expenses.
TRIV PEN PAY FS NTAXABLEOne off payment.  A pension payment which is not taxable.
TRIV PEN PAY FS TAXABLEOne off payment.  A pension payment which is taxable.
TRIV PEN PAY PB NTAXABLEOne off payment money purchase.  A pension payment which is not taxable.
TRIV PEN PAY PB TAXABLEOne off payment money purchase.  A pension payment which is taxable.
UN-SOC HRS PREM 100%Paid for all hours worked between midnight Saturday and midnight Sunday.  Paid at basic hourly rate x 100%.
UN-SOC HRS PREM 20%Paid for all hours worked between 7am-7pm on a Saturday.  Paid at basic hourly rate x 20%.
UN-SOC HRS PREM 33%Paid for all hours worked between 7pm-7am, Sunday to Saturday.  Paid at basic hourly rate divided by 3.
UNSOCIABLE HOURSPaid to employees who work unsociable hours i.e. Night shift.
VAT EXPENSESNon-taxable payment used for employees who had to make a VAT payment/expenses.
WAGE SUPPLEMENTPayment is made in all manner of situations, where existing elements of pay are deemed not suitable for the additional payments.
WEEKEND OVERTIMEPayment made if an employee works a weekend shifts overtime.
WEEKEND PREMIUMPayment made if an employee works a weekend shifts.
TOTALTotal amount of payments this period.
Y2K – PAYYear 2000 payment (millennium).

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