Stay compliant with auto enrolment for workplace pensions

Relieve the burden of managing pay and pensions with Xero Payroll. And it's free for your first three months with any Business Edition plan.*

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Automatically assess your workforce

When you reach your staging date, your workforce is automatically assessed for auto enrolment.

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Send worker communications with ease

Download worker communication letters to inform them of enrolment or postponement.

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Effortlessly manage opt-in and opt-outs

If you receive a opt-in or opt-out notice, you can opt the employee in or out of the pension scheme.

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Send pension information in a few clicks

Send data directly to Nest in a couple of clicks (more providers coming soon), or create a file for any other providers.


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Get three months FREE payroll

Add Xero Payroll to any Businss Edition plan and get your first three months free for up to five employees (usually £5 per month)*.  It's only £1 per month per additional employee.

What you pay each month depends on the number of employees being paid with Xero Payroll. 

You must have a Xero subscription to use Xero Payroll. Sign up now for a free 30-day trial.

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*Once the free period has ended, the then standard pricing will apply for Xero Payroll


It really is a straightforward and robust process that saves me time and removes any worries of mistakes

Jayne Smith

Director of Ideal Limited

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