Welcome to our Payroll Learning Centre

At Xero we’re committed to making accounting and bookkeeping as simple as possible. Payroll is no exception. That’s why we have a dedicated Payroll Education learning specialist, Jane Mitchell, who has created a comprehensive set of webinars to make processing payroll super easy and 100% compliant.


Meet your Xero Payroll educator


About Jane Mitchell

Jane has a passion for teaching and helping people get the most out of their accounting practices. She taught accounting for over 10 years before setting up her own small accountancy firm, it was run completely on Xero. 

Jane has created this bespoke programme so both small businesses and accountants can complete their payroll with ease and without worry.


Our payroll learning event schedule

We’ve created webinars to help you every step of the way. Attend them all or simply sign up to the topics you feel you need a little help with.

Discover Xero Payroll

In this short webinar, we will take you through the key features and benefits of Xero Payroll and explain how it can help your business.

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Get started on Xero Payroll

Xero Payroll is designed to make payroll painless and quick.  Join us in this hour session so we can show you how to set up your organisation and employees. We’ll also explain key payroll terminology you might come across so you’re set up for success.

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The benefits of Xero Payroll for your practice

Looking at Xero Payroll for your practice? This webinar covers how payroll information is synced with your accounts seamlessly and how employees can be invited into our market-leading portal. Reminder: Xero Payroll is free to use on your practice organisation. 

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Get ready for payroll year-end

Need a little help to get you to year-end? This webinar will cover housekeeping checks, help you prepare for the new year and more.

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Migrate to Xero Payroll

We're here to help with your client migration. This webinar will cover considerations before migrating clients and migration best practices.

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Payroll certification: setup to reconciliation

Get Payroll certified with our Payroll setup to reconcilitation webinar. We cover all aspects of Xero Payroll from set-up to day-to-day processing through to reconciling.

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When we went into lockdown in March 2020, the benefits of working in the cloud became clear. I was able to work from home pretty easily and run payroll seamlessly with Xero – clients saw no disruption.

Linda Morrison, William Duncan & Co

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Take advantage of Xero Payroll for free

Add Payroll to existing Xero plans from £5/month. Payroll is free for the first three months for up to 5 employees. For more information about payroll pricing, check out our pricing page, or click here to find out how to add Payroll to your plan.

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