Payroll software with all the tools you need

With easy-to-use payroll software and online accounting, you can organise all your business information in one handy place.

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Payroll, pensions and finances in one

Xero payroll not only manages the tasks you have to do, it automatically updates your accounts and creates HMRC submissions too.

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Employee pay made easy

Payroll provides everything you need to track working hours, manage leave and process pay – with controlled access for employees.

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Save time with the Xero Me mobile app

Give your employees self-service access from any device with the and . Xero Me makes it easy for employees to view their payslips, submit their timesheets and apply for leave.

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Relieve the workplace pensions burden

We’ve got it covered when it comes to auto enrolment: assess your workforce, create employee communications and manage contributions. View more details.

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Manage staff the easy way

Flexible pay calendars

Choose how often employees are paid: weekly, monthly, fortnightly or twice a month.

Multiple pay rates

Pay employees who wear multiple hats different rates based on the work they perform each pay period.

Built-in timesheets

Employee hours seamlessly appear in pay runs for automated calculation and payment.

Leave management

Track and manage employee entitlements for leave and enable employees to request online or from their phone.

Statutory pay calculations

Easily manage statutory sick, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, and make the right adjustments to employee pay.


E-payslips Let employees access payslips from their mobile, tablet or computer so you never have to print payslips again.

Reimbursement of expenses

Reimburse your employees for expenses at the same time as you run payroll.

Easy pensions filing

Send information to Nest and The People's Pension in a couple of clicks, and create files for any other provider.

Detailed payroll reports

Generate detailed reports for payroll history, bank transactions, payments, leave and more.

HMRC Submissions

Submit payroll data directly from Xero to HMRC

Mobile App

Submit, view and approve requests from anywhere with the Xero Me mobile app.

Unlimited users

Invite your accountant, bookkeeper or other team members to view payroll information. You control their level of access.


Having our payroll and accounting in one system is priceless

Clemi Hardie

Founder of Noodle Live

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It's only £5 per month to use Payroll for up to five employees, then £1 per month per additional employee.
What you pay each month depends on the number of your employees using Payroll. 

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