Payroll Software
Price Range

From £5/month

Free Trial

30 days

Combine small business payroll software with your online accounting

Xero Payroll is part of the very popular Xero accounting software package. It includes a full-featured payroll function, allowing quick and easy processing of your staff payroll, with automatically updates to your accounts. Xero Payroll includes tools for tracking working hours and approving leave, with self-service access for employees from any device.

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b Features & Options of Xero Payroll

  • 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.
  • Sick and maternity pay: Work out if employees are entitled to Statutory Sick and Maternity Leave, and make the right adjustments to their pay
  • Detailed payroll reports: Generate detailed reports for payroll history, bank transactions, payments, leave and more.
  • Reimbursement of expenses: Reimburse your employees for expenses at the same time as you run payroll.
  • Flexible pricing: What you pay depends on the number of employees you’re paying.
  • Unlimited users: Invite your accountant, bookkeeper or other team members to view payroll information. You control their level of access.

Xero Payroll Pricing

Xero Subscription Plans:

Starter: £10/month; limited bills, invoices, bank transactions | Standard: £22/month; unlimited transactions | Premium: £27.50/month; multi-currency.

Payroll Pricing: Up to 5 employees free for first six months, and £5 per month thereafter. Additional employees £1 per month each, to a max of 200.

Trial/Warranty: 30 day free trial.

Integrations & Add-Ons

Integrated HR and employee management tools:

Deputy, MyPAYE, AppsForOps, The Payroll Site, Payescape.

Ratings Summary

(4.4/5 from 524 reviews)

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  • Software Advice: 4.1/5 from 30 user reviews
  • Trustpilot: 7/10 from 7 user reviews