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It pays to be on top of your payroll. Pay your people on time, reduce paperwork, and access accurate reports for quicker decision making.

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Get everything you need from a payroll solution in a single package including security, accuracy, and compliance. No commitment, cancel at any time.

  • Manage payroll for up to 100 employees
  • Complete a pay run in 4 simple steps
  • Avoid mistakes with fully HMRC compliant solution
  • Enable employees self-serve payslips and P60s in-app
  • Report on and analyse your payroll to make informed decisions
  • Get expert support 24/7, all year round
  • Automatically assess and enrol employees into workplace pensions 
  • Collaborate in real-time with your accountant
  • Easily switch to Sage with a simple setup and data import
  • Automatically track your payroll data in Sage Accounting

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Frequently asked payroll questions

Sage Payroll is cloud-based payroll software, meaning you can access it online anywhere, 24/7. It allows you to quickly and easily create employee records and pay your people in four simple steps. You can create payments and deductions, accurately calculate PAYE, National Insurance, pensions and more, before creating payslips for your employees and submitting your payroll information to HMRC and pension providers.

It’s designed for sole traders and small businesses operating in any industry, including professional services, construction and retail. Simply select the number of employees you have, whether it's 1 or 100, to get started in minutes from £7 / £12 / £17 / £27 / £37 / £52 / £77 / £102 (tier dependent) + VAT per month.

You can use Sage Payroll either by yourself or with collaborators, it’s easy to give access to your Accountant. You don’t need any previous experience with payroll software to get started, you’ll be guided all the way. You can also add additional features like support for accounting.

Sage Payroll works on any PC or laptop (including MAC and Windows), any smartphone (such as iPhones and Android phones), and any tablet device (such as iPads or Android tablets).

Because Sage Payroll works in the cloud, you don’t have to install anything – you simply access the product through your internet browser.

Your data is always protected by bank-level security and is automatically backed up in the cloud. You never have to worry about losing any of your work if your internet connection goes down.

You will get free, award-winning support by phone, email, online chat, and live online Q&As.  

  • Phone support is available 24/7.
  • Pre-recorded webinars are available to watch any time that suits you. 

You will also get 24/7 access to the following support resources: 

  • Our online community Sage City: Ask questions, share ideas, and solve issues with Sage Accounting customers and product experts.  
  • Step-by-step video guides.
  • Instructor-led courses: For anyone wanting to take their skills to the next level, we have hundreds of courses designed for multiple experience levels and job roles. Get certified and earn badges that show your expertise and build up your resume. 

We also offer support channels on Twitter and YouTube. We are committed to providing you with world-class support for Sage Payroll at every step of your business journey.

All the data you entered during your free trial is available for up to 90 days after your trial period ends. At any point during this time, you can purchase Sage Payroll and reactivate your account.

We’ll email you with a reminder before your trial expires. You can purchase (or cancel) Sage Payroll at any time during your trial.

After filling in your details, you will be taken to your Login page where you can get started straight away.

We’ll send you a welcome email with a quick-start guide, tips, and helpful resources, including how to get support any time you need it.

Payroll software is important for businesses to stay on top of processing payroll accurately complying with the latest legislation.  Accurate payroll records are an important element of your financial records and payroll software helps you maintain consistency in your financial records. Payroll software also helps you save hours of manual work and complex calculations by doing all of the hard work for you in the software. 

Sage Payroll is easy to set up so it also removes the need to hire an expert or outsource your payroll requirements. 

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*Get 3 months free, then £7 / £12 / £17 / £27 / £37 / £52 / £77 / £102 (tier dependent) + VAT per month. Terms and conditions apply.
1Accounting Standard and Payroll now £0.00+ VAT per month for 3 months, then £26 + VAT per month. Terms and conditions apply.

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