Xero makes payroll and accounting easy for small businesses

Xero's business accounting software has all the time-saving tools you need to grow your business. From importing bank transactions to sending invoice reminders and managing payroll, Xero automatically handles tasks so you can get your accounting done faster.

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Manage and pay staff as they return to work through COVID-19

Xero Payroll’s flexibility in managing employees' working hours and updated statutory sick pay functionality means you can pay staff during these challenging times, in line with recent government legislation.

Return to work with flexible furlough: The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme now helps employers manage their employees return to work part-time whilst ensuring employees continue to receive the same level of financial support. Flexible furlough enables employees to receive full pay for actual hours worked, plus 80% wage subsidy for the balance of their usual working hours.

Changes to statutory sick pay: We’ve added 'COVID-19 self isolation' as a sick leave option for employees who are required to self-isolate, so they can earn sick pay from day one instead of the usual four consecutive days.


Do pay runs effortlessly

With payroll and accounting software, you can easily enter a pay run, make bulk payments and email or print pay slips for employees.

Smarter and easier

With online payroll you're always using the latest tax tables. Web access gives employees self-service, making their life and your life so much easier.

Advanced payroll integrations

For complex needs, like tax and leave calculations, Xero's payroll and accounting software integrates directly with top payroll systems.

Everything you need to run your business

Whether you're setting up a new business or migrating your existing business accounts, real-time updates mean no more waiting to learn the health of your finances. View and share interactive reports and budgets, all in one place on a customisable dashboard. Spend less time in spreadsheets and more time on your business.

Xero is fast, simple software that's changing the way the world does the books.

Invoicing & quotes

Create professional recurring invoices and receive updates when they’re opened

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Bank reconciliation

Connect your bank to Xero to match your bank account to your business books

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Pay your employees

Calculate the payroll, pay employees and manage payroll taxes

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See all your numbers

See how your business is performing on a user-friendly dashboard

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Make VAT digital

Manage your VAT and sent returns all in one place

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Manage bills & expenses

Capture your receipts and mileage claims so you can reimburse your staff

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Plans to suit your business

All pricing plans cover the accounting essentials, with room to grow.


Good for larger employers and more complex small businesses.



GBP per month

  • Included
    Everything from Premium
  • Included
    Payroll for up to 10 people
  • Included
    Expenses for up to 5 people
  • Included
    Projects for up to 5 people
  • Included
    Advanced insights with Analytics Plus

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Help is at hand

Get expert help and support whenever you need it at Xero Central. You can look up support topics and articles at any time. You can also ask questions, offer solutions, and find answers in discussions with other users, or get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable support team members. With Xero offices and users all over the world, you’ll get a speedy response no matter where you are.

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Dan Capper

What was previously hours of really tedious moving one thing to another was resolved. I just flick my eye over it in Xero, click ok and pensions and PAYE are all done automatically. It’s so simple.

- Dan Capper, Old Hall Inn

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