Understanding your payslip will help you answer that all important question, 'have I been paid correctly?' as well as letting you know how much you are paying in tax and National Insurance.

Payslips are a legal entitlement and while they have traditionally been printed on paper, more and more organisations are provide payslips electronically if they have the right technology.

Our mocked-up payslip makes certain assumptions but is typical of someone in their first few years of a professional role.

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