You can upload historical payslips at any time, and upload any dating back to November 2014. It is useful to do, for example, if an employee requests a copy of their payslip from an earlier processing period. Or, you may have forgotten to upload payslips for your current period.

You can also upload historical payslips as a way to import an employee into Sage HR Online Services. This is because the first time you publish employee payslips, they receive a welcome email inviting them to start using online payslips.

The employees details imported when you publish payslips for the first time include:

  • First name

  • Last name

  • Work email address

  • Start date

Follow the steps below to upload historical payslips from Sage 50cloud Payroll, so you can see your employees straight away in Sage HR.


  1. In Sage 50cloud Payroll, click Company, then Online Services Settings.

  2. Next to step 5, click Do it now.

  3. Select the date range you want to upload payslips from.

  4. Click Next and select the relevant employees.

  5. Click Next and confirm the number of payslips for each employee.

  6. Click Publish Payslips.

  7. Once the payslips are published successfully, you can click Access Online Services.

  8. Enter you email address and click CONTINUE TO SIGN IN.

You can upload historical payslips at any time, for example, if an employee requests a copy of their payslip from an earlier processing period, or if you forget to upload payslips for your current period.

If you have any issues uploading historical payslips, please contact our Sage 50cloud Payroll experts. The fastest way to get an answer is to ask our Sage experts in live Q&As.


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