Employee management made easy with Xero

Save time and empower your people with payroll, expenses and time tracking, all connected in one place.

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Reduce your employee admin

Over 38% of SMB leaders in AU said stress levels dropped when using employee management software. And Xero's got just the tools to help.

Empower your employees

Ease your admin stress by empowering your employees with our employment management tools.

Powerful connected tools

Xero Payroll, Xero Me and Xero Expenses can help you create a thriving workplace and reduce admin fatigue.

Introducing Planday from Xero

Register for the Planday from Xero Beta to streamline your time-tracking, rostering and payroll.

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Xero Payroll: Pay staff with ease

Manage compliance with confidence. Pay your employees with ease, accurately and on time, all in the one place.

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Xero Me: Employee self-service

Empower your team with Xero Me. Give staff tools to view payslips, submit timesheets, leave requests and more.

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Xero Expenses: Expenses on the go

Effortless employee expense management. Capture costs as they happen, monitor employee spend, save time with smart reconciliation.

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Planday from Xero: Work better together

Manage your workforce's payroll, time tracking and rostering all in one place. Available now via Beta for Australian retail customers.

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The benefits of Xero’s connected tools

Pay employees in just a few clicks with Xero Payroll. Your employee information is in one place including payslips, timesheets, expenses and leave details, so you can run faster pay runs without chasing employees for information.

Simplify compliance with HMRC reporting requirements. Submit payment and deduction details to HMRC each payday. Keep accurate people data alongside your accounting data all in one system.

Make sure you’ve got the right person, in the right place, at the right time. Use Planday’s rotas, templates and shift swapping to manage your team’s availability. Forecast payroll costs, monitor staff costs and shift patterns so you can see the big picture and make more accurate, data-driven decisions.

Set your people up for success and say goodbye to repetitive requests with employee self-service. Your staff can submit time and leave, expense claims, view rotas, swap shifts, and more with Planday. You control the access levels, too.

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The changing world of work report

We surveyed AU small businesses and employees to build a picture of their most pressing challenges right now.

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Navigating a new world

Rebuilding the business post COVID-19 was sighted as the top challenge (58%) ahead for small business.

What concerns employers?

Attracting and retaining top talent is the biggest concern for one third (34%) of AU small business employers.

What is impacting mental health?

56% agreed that managing employee processes in an ever-changing regulatory environment impacted mental health.

What concerns employees?

23% of employees said slow and outdated technology is the number one cause of frustration with admin tasks.

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