Payslips are posted directly to the address that you have provided on QWork. 



  • Tax period–This shows the tax month that the payslip refers to. The tax year runs April to March with April = month1, May = month2 …..March =month 12
  • Tax code – This shows the tax code used in calculating that month’s pay
  • N.I. Number - Please note that for data security purposes, your national insurance number is not shown on your payslip
  • NI Code – This shows the N.I category letter used to calculate national insurance contributions (NIC) due on your pay.
  • All QUB payees aged 21 and over pay the standard A rate NIC. Payees under 21 are allocated NIC category letter M.
  • More information on NIC rates is available at   National Insurance rates and categories - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
  • Payments section - This will show the number of hours being paid against each type of work you have performed. It will show no. of hours x hourly rate = amount paid
  • Deductions section – This will show the amount of tax and national insurance deducted (and NEST pension if applicable)
  • This period – Summarises your total taxable pay this month
  • Year to date – Summarises the total taxable and national insurance able pay paid this tax year (i.e. from the previous Aprilto date)
  • NET Pay – Is the amount paid after all deduction have been taken
  • Paid by – This shows if your pay has been submitted to your bank account of paid by cheque. Please note that for data security purposes, your bank account details are not shown on your payslip.