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Effortless cloud-based payroll

Manage your payroll with confidence and save time on submissions with automated end-to-end payroll for up to 200 employees. Get your team prepared with just 4 easy steps and 24/7 support.

Avoid mistakes with a highly recognised software

Effortlessly send data submissions in a click and get PAYE right the first time, every time.

Easily create payslips

Provide your employees payslips in just minutes. Employees can securely view their payslips and IRP5 via email.

Easy pensions filing

Automatically assess and enrol your employees into a workplace pension as part of your 4-step payroll run. Send data securely and directly to popular auto-enrolment pension providers in one easy step.

Control your business finances

Get seamless integration with Sage Accounting. Automatically post salary journals into accountants for a complete view of your business.

See what our customers have to say

Find out how Sage simplifies payroll for all types of business.


“Tasks that used to take days or weeks – like integrating data across payroll and accounting systems – take minutes to complete.”

Marimba Jam
Food & Beverage

"With growth comes new employees and HR functions that I have to cater for which meant I needed an efficient system."


“We used to have 50-60 payrolls, we now have more than 250 and we are much more efficient than we've ever been.”

Tait Walker 

“It came across as very intuitive and simple to use. This was really important because such things as running payroll was completely new to us”


“The time it takes us to run payroll has also been slashed by half. That’s increased our productivity significantly.”

DDP Roofing

The perfect plan to run your payroll with confidence

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Effortless cloud-based payroll

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Easily manage your pay run securely and accurately with a fully recognised software. Double check details, and process everything with ease. With a seamless integration to Sage Accounting, you can also keep track of your payroll expenses.

  • Manage payroll for up to 200 employees
  • Complete a pay run in 4 simple steps
  • Avoid mistakes with fully compliant software
  • 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

Have more complex payroll needs? Speak with the team


Sage Business Cloud
R850 incl. VAT per year

Intuitive online payroll for start-ups and small business, including the following:

  • Automatic updates
  • Unlimited companies
  • Unlimited users
  • Monthly, fortnightly and weekly pay cycles
  • Pre-defined legislative and payroll reports
  • Email payslips
  • UIF declaration
  • Leave management
  • ACB payments
  • Real time calculations
  • Integrates with Sage Accounting

*We want you to be fully happy with our software and try it without worry. If you purchase Sage Payroll but decide it isn't a right fit for your business, let us know within 30 days and we'll give you a full refund.


(aka Frequently Asked 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 pension providers.

It’s designed for businesses of up to 200 employees operating in any industry, including professional services, construction and retail.

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. 
  • Online drop-in Q&As are held Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Get an answer in minutes, if not seconds. 
  • 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.

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 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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