Central Government

HR, Payroll and Finance Solutions for Central Government

Payroll software, HR systems and finance services delivering you a successful transformation.

With great power comes huge responsibilities for central governments

We not only offer fully configurable and unified HR and payroll software to support complex organisation structures and distributed employees, but also a range of services that reduce mistakes and mitigate risk. This gives you one centralised view of your workforce and helps you work smarter, more efficiently and effectively all whilst reducing cost. We take away complex challenges and ensure you’re compliant in line with HMRC principles, so you can focus on delivering added value to your employees.

What our software and solution can help you with:

  • Enabling growth with innovation that transforms complex payroll, pension, and absence processes.
  • Reducing errors, avoiding potential mistakes and mitigating risk with managed payroll, pension and data services.
  • Ensuring high security and governance through hosted solutions and software with compliance in mind.
  • Improving efficiencies through effective recruitment, onboarding and development programmes that support people wherever they are.
  • Eliminate risk and automate critical processes with workflows and audit trails that add security without adding complexities.​



Central government HR, payroll and finance solutions for departments, agencies and public bodies

Our HR, payroll and finance services make managing entire departments or single bodies uncomplicated. Full of powerful, completely configurable features, combined with insight, experience and expertise, we offer a comprehensive package to provide you with the flexibility and unique support you need:

Support for complex payrolls and pensions

Save yourself time, improve the accuracy of your payroll processes and rely on our inhouse team of CIPP/iPASS professionals. Retain the ability to define varying calculation rules, manage complex pay and pension schemes, make pay adjustments and maintain a historical archive of information that will keep your finger on the pulse.

HMRC and regulatory compliance

Comply with mandatory legislation changes, policies and HMRC requirements, without having to manually update your systems and processes. Safeguard your employee data and process information in line with GDPR using granular privacy and data settings so you can fully control who sees what.

Securing your data

With governments being hit by cybercrime more than ever before, it is extremely important that your data is safe and secure. Whether in-house or outsourced, we offer a compliant solution with our own state-of-the-art data centres and processes accredited to the highest industry standards including Cyber Essentials, ISO 9001 and 27001.

Build a single employee record

Work smarter, by centralising employee HR records into one secure database. Ensure accounts are complete with accurate and up-to-date information and automate processes to urge people to acknowledge policies and promote training. Instant access to a single repository of information means employees can self-serve at their own convenience.

Effective recruitment and onboarding

Post new vacancies, schedule interviews, shortlist candidates and give new employees the ability to access important documents and start training before they begin. With configurable branding and definable workflows, central governments can personalise their recruitment process giving new recruits a unique onboarding experience.

Excellence on a budget

Partner with the best. We're a Crown Commercial approved supplier with certified security, including Soc2 compliance and Cyber Essentials. We’ve built a single HR and payroll solution that is fully configurable and is used by many central governments, so you have peace of mind when you put your trust in us.

Get in touch for a no obligation quote and let us know how we can help.

Central Government Pocket Guide

Central Government Pocket Guide

Our handy new guide helps explain why our services are trusted across many Central Government institutions. Get more insight into the pressures the industry faces and how MHR can resolve the pressures faced, with tailored, best-of-breed solutions. 

Automate HR and payroll tasks

Make the complexities of central government payroll simple

Manage granular pay structures and complex pensions schemes effortlessly, with a single HR and payroll system that enables your government agency to seamlessly automate the payroll process, for greater cost efficiencies and accuracy. Bulk update, backdate and reverse information to make your payroll management easy.

With our compliant payroll outsourcing and pension data service that includes MyCSP support, we have a range of payroll and pension solutions that eliminate stress and support you in finding cost efficiencies. 

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Government HR software that puts employees at the centre

Attract, develop and retain top talent with everything you need to support your best assets in one place. Gain full control of your HR functions, centralise data, maximise engagement and manage the entire employee lifecycle from receiving applications to issuing a P45. Our comprehensive HR solutions enable self-service, improve your employee's experience whilst devolving responsibility from HR teams - using your resources as efficiently as possible.

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Increase data accuracy for financial forecast

Make sure you are making the best decisions for the future by leveraging unified data to develop highly accurate forecasts. Use intelligent budget proposal features to consolidate and generate historical data for accurate and robust budget proposals.​ 

Local Government: What's your HR & payroll transformation strategy? | MHR

Work in local government?

Similarly to supporting a range of customers working in central government, we have a wealth of experience working alongside customers operating in local government bodies and councils and are proud to be the chosen payroll provider of 47% of the UK's local authorities. 

Discover how our HR, payroll, and finance capabilities can be tailored to suit the specific requirements of your local government organisation.