Available to maintained schools only as a bundle through our partnership with Hampshire County Council. 

The Integrated Business Centre (IBC) must be taken with Education Financial Services (EPS) and Education Personnel Services (EPS). 

What does the service offer?

  • Pay staff in accordance with agreed pay scales, contractual terms and conditions
  • Ensure statutory deductions are made in accordance with legislation
  • Ensure that pension scheme and voluntary deductions are processed and ‘paid over’
  • Ensure all statutory returns are provided correctly and on time
  • Casework for maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Employee pay references for mortgages and employment
  • Confirming dates of service and earnings data
  • Administration of teachers' pension and local government pension schemes
  • Schools can use forms to apply starters, leavers, claims and changes to employee records.

Benefits to the school

  • Access to Pay and Contract Support Services via email and telephone for schools and their employees for all pay related matters
  • Ensures compliance with statutory PAYE regulations as well as agreed pay and terms and conditions of employment
  • Assistance with the maintenance of employment records to meet requirements.


  • Access to pay and contract support services for schools and their employees 
  • Processes to help maintain employment records and pay data
  • Administration of teachers’ pension elections
  • Pay monthly contributions to the teachers' and local government pension schemes and maintaining records to support the completion of returns
  • Provide forms and tools to process allowances, overtime, honoraria, casual claims, travel and expense claims
  • Implementing pay awards and calculating backdated pay 
  • Providing full ‘end of year’ service as required by the HMRC
  • Compliance with statutory and administrative regulations affecting pay
  • Administration connected with the recovery of money due to school following staff absence due to third-party accidents
  • Maintaining employees’ income tax coding and National Insurance 
  • Paying employees directly to employees’ bank accounts
  • Responding to HMRC enquiries, and other agencies as required, for example other local authorities, banks, building societies and other government departments
  • Managing the collection of overpayments to employees
  • Run payroll and pay staff via BACS
  • Provide staff with online payslips
  • Check data quality
  • Pay statutory and occupational payments