Outsourced payroll

Outsourced payroll

We’ll manage your people and pay
cycles with precision and ease

Pay with confidence and reduce risk

With the industry standard for outsourced payroll accuracy at 98%, and in-house accuracy even lower, at least two in 100 people are getting paid incorrectly. It’s an expensive and timely mistake to keep resolving every pay cycle.

MHR's industry first automated processes support our CIPP qualified teams to take responsibility of your payroll processes, ensuring all your employees are paid correctly, on time, every single time.

With our 99.99% accuracy, organisations can save over £2,500 every month thanks to reduced errors.

We pride ourselves on payroll precision - and now you can too. 

We can help you with:

  • Reducing your administrative burden and streamlining processes to deliver improved service levels and save you time and money

  • Focusing on your strategic, core activities while we keep your payroll accurate and compliant

  • Improving your data accuracy with automated processes to eliminate human error and minimise risk to avoid the cost of fines

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Why outsource your payroll to MHR?

From P45s to auto-enrolment and HMRC support, we’ll meet all your payroll needs, regardless of complexity or industry, streamlining the process to keep your payroll simple and pain-free.

Accurate and reliable

Our automated systems reduce the risk of human error, ensuring your employees recieve accurate pay every time. Our comprehensive security features give you the confidence of a safe and compliant service.

Flexible levels of service

Choose from outsourcing your end-to-end payroll, parts of the process, or simply ask us to look after the production and distribution of payslips. The level of support is up to you and can change to meet your ongoing requirements.

Experience and expertise

Our award winning payroll software and services are HMRC and BACS approved, while our team are CIPP qualified, giving your peace of mind for simple and easy data submissions.

Complete legislative compliance

Our expert teams take on the responsibility of processing payroll in line with all the latest legislation, including GDPR, gender pay gap reporting and national minimum wage, so you don't have to worry about staying up to date.

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Payroll your way

Not all organisations feel comfortable completely outsourcing their payroll - that's where we can help with a hybrid option that keeps you in control, while we take care of the admin. 

Our Payroll Automation Service means that you submit your payroll output, then we take care of the checks and processing, ensuring improved accuracy, faster turnaround, and less money wasted fixing unnecessary errors. In fact, it can save you at least £30,000 every year.

Our Services are also available as a managed solution to take over the full end-to-end payroll process for you, or you can simply outsource your BACS payments or payslip distribution - it's completely up to you how much support you need to help you save money!

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End your admin burden

Payroll without the pain

Do you struggle to speak with your payroll team or provider at the end of the month when they're busy running up to payment deadlines? Do you worry about £400 a month fines for late or inaccurate FPS submissions?

Not with us. We’ve taken payroll automation to a whole new level ensuring our expert services team go above and beyond to add value and ensure accuracy and compliance for all our customers.

Outsourcing your payroll to us reduces your admin, streamlines processes and reduces your cash flow risk while raising employee satisfaction by eliminating payroll errors. Disengaged employees are thought to cost the UK £52-70 billion per year in lost productivity so it's financially and emotionally important to have a service you can rely on. 

Safeguard your data

Securing your data to minimise risk

Payroll is a critical function but what happens if malware infects your systems just before pay day, a flood damages critical infrastructure or key employees are suddenly off sick?

Our services provide in-depth security protection thanks to our state-of-the-art, UK-based data centres and disaster recovery expertise. Our system is a closed network with no shared infrastructure between third parties, giving you complete confidence your payroll is secure.

And with our team running your payroll, you'll avoid £5,000 a week charges for temporary agency or consultancy support.

Our risk management practices and ISO industry-accredited processes, and CIPP qualifed team ensure your payroll can always run no matter the unexpected. 

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Emergency payroll support

Our expert team take the stress out of paying your people in emergency situations. Our short-term payroll processing service provides emergency support during major incidents such as pandemics, but also provides a safety net for the smaller unexpected circumstances you may face that leads to key employees being suddenly unavailable.

We take ownership of your complete payroll processing temporarily, making sure you remain compliant and secure. If you want to switch altogether, we can get you up and running in 30 days!

We can fill in your payroll processing gaps at short notice so you’re never caught out.


Benefits of outsourcing:

  1. Save time
  2. Reduced costs
  3. Get industry leading accuracy and precision
  4. Reduce risks
  5. Stay compliant
  6. Access experts
  7. Reduce compliance risks
  8. More time to focus on essential business activities

Running a business takes time and money. Processing payroll in-house is complicated, time-consuming, requires a lot of attention to detail and investment in internal resource, especially if payroll is not a core function in your business. In addition, internal teams are required to stay up to date with ever-changing legislation to avoid costly consequences of penalties and fines.

By outsourcing your payroll, you free your business from all these responsibilities and risks. You leave your payroll processing to expert hands of specialists who are fully equipped with the knowledge and expertise of payroll related functions and will ensure that your employees are paid accurately on time and every time, in line with legislation, reducing risks and leaving your teams to focus on their core activities, productivity and results.

One of the main benefits of outsourcing payroll is that it almost always comes with a significant cost reduction for businesses. There is a large number of costs associated with running and maintaining an effective payroll function in-house, especially if payroll is not the main function within the business.

Having an extra resource of specialists, extra office space, a reliable and an up-to-date payroll system, latest technology, as well as the necessity for continuous training of the internal team on latest legislation are only some of the obvious costs companies have to consider when running their payroll in-house. An outsourcing company will have all these costs distributed amongst its multiple customers, making the service beneficial and worthwhile for both, their customers and themselves.

Speak to our team to discuss your payroll needs and requirements and we will help you identify a service that suits your business the most.

Security is of paramount importance to us and we go to great lengths to ensure your employee data is secure with our outsourced payroll. Outsourcing your payroll to us means delegating all its related functions and obligations to experts in the field who continuously invest in latest technologies to provide the customers with a reliable service that offers maximised security, having in place robust mechanisms for data protection, disaster recovery, compliance and assurance (SOC2, ISO9001, ISO27001), monitoring and support.

Benefits of automated payroll:

  • Get industry leading accuracy and precision
  • Ensure efficient payroll processing
  • Reduce errors
  • Reduce costs
  • Save time
  • Reduce compliance risks
  • Ensure security and data protection

Absolutely. Running payroll requires several complicated tasks and procedures that, when performed manually, are not only incredibly time-consuming, but also have high risk of errors due to manual entries and calculations.

With automated payroll the process of paying employees accurately and on time is more efficient, easier and significantly reduces the risks of errors that inevitably occur when payroll is ran manually.

The built-in features of an automated solution that are always kept up to date will take care of all these complicated payroll functions, security concerns, as well as compliance rules, leaving your business worry-free and enabling you to focus your energy on activities that matter to you the most.

Yes. Being an MHR customer gives you the advantage of outsourcing your payroll, meaning you can rely on the industry-leading iTrent payroll software as well as our team of CIPP-accredited payroll experts, who will remove the stress and burden associated with running your payroll in-house. With our cutting-edge expertise of over 35 years and by utilising the latest technologies, we help our customers free their businesses from all the obligations surrounding payroll functions, saving time and costs and enabling organisations to focus their energy on what matters to their business the most.

Speak to our team to discuss in more detail how our outsourcing services can benefit your business the most.

Yes. We offer an Automated Payroll Service (Bureau) that provides support and payroll expertise to the internal payroll teams and allows the customers to retain some control over their payroll process. A cost-efficient and time-saving solution backed up by our payroll platform iTrent and our payroll expert team, that helps businesses minimise their risks of errors and fines caused by manual interventions, reduce additional administrative work required to fix errors, reduce internal headcount and ensure compliance and security with a service that always keeps up to date on legislation.