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We make payroll outsourcing easy

Payroll is important, making sure it's done properly takes time and expertise. We're trusted by hundreds of businesses to manage their payroll services so they can focus on what they do best.


Hi, I'm Lorraine,
your payroll expert

Painless Payroll is a family business based in East Yorkshire. We've been running UK payroll services for almost 20 years, and are dedicated to helping businesses thrive by providing first-class payroll and HR services at affordable prices.

In my career, I have run payroll and HR for some of the UK's best known brands. It's exciting to bring this experience to support small to medium sized businesses to succeed in even the most challenging times.

Get in touch to see how we can help your business.

Trusted by 100s of UK businesses

What can we do for you?

There are many reasons why we're the most trusted payroll company in the UK. Here are just a few of them:

Making payroll painless

Weekly / monthly payroll, submitted in the format of your preference, double checked by our experts and processed on time every time!

Your own payroll expert

Deal with the same person every payroll. They will get to know you and your business making payroll easier and smoother.

Easy pensions

Let us take care of everything. From setup to monthly submissions, we make pension compliance easy.

We work with all the major pension providers.

Payroll compliance

We will double-check all your payroll submissions.

Have you forgotten to pay holiday? Pay fallen below minimum wage? We’ll help catch these and make sure your business stays compliant.

Work the way you want

We’re not going to force you onto some bespoke payroll software. We work with your processes. Our goal is always to make your life easier.

Don’t have any processes in place yet? Don’t worry we can help you put those in place too.

HR support

We have HR experts on the team as well.

Have an issue with employees? We can help with that too.

Ready to make your payroll painless?


​1. What is payroll outsourcing, and how can it benefit my business?

Payroll outsourcing is the practice of delegating payroll tasks to a specialized service provider like Painless Payroll. It offers benefits like cost savings, accuracy, compliance, and time efficiency, allowing you to focus on your core business activities.

2. How can Painless Payroll handle my payroll efficiently?


Painless Payroll has nearly 20 years of experience in managing UK payroll services. Our dedicated experts ensure timely and accurate payroll processing, compliance with tax laws, and seamless integration with your existing systems.

3. Is my data secure with Painless Payroll?


Yes, we prioritize data security. Painless Payroll employs strict data protection measures, and our systems adhere to industry standards to keep your sensitive information safe.


4. Can Painless Payroll support my company's unique payroll needs?


Absolutely! We offer flexible payroll solutions tailored to suit small to medium-sized UK businesses across various industries. Whether you have specific requirements or need HR support, we can accommodate your needs.

5. How does Painless Payroll handle pension compliance?

We handle all aspects of pension compliance, from initial setup to monthly submissions. Rest assured that your employees' pensions will be managed efficiently and in accordance with legal requirements.

6. What are the cost benefits of outsourcing payroll to Painless Payroll?

Outsourcing payroll can lead to significant cost savings. By streamlining processes, reducing errors, and avoiding penalties, you can achieve cost efficiency while receiving expert payroll services.

7. Can Painless Payroll integrate with my existing accounting software?

Yes, we can work with your preferred accounting software, such as Xero or Sage, to seamlessly integrate payroll data and ensure a smooth payroll process.

8. What level of customer support does Painless Payroll provide?


We pride ourselves on exceptional customer support. Our team is available to assist you promptly with any queries, payroll-related concerns, or HR support you may need.

9. How long does it take to switch my payroll to Painless Payroll?

The transition process typically takes less than a week. We work efficiently to ensure a smooth and swift transfer, allowing you to start benefiting from our services quickly.

10. Is payroll outsourcing suitable for small businesses?


Absolutely! Payroll outsourcing is highly beneficial for small businesses seeking cost-effective, accurate, and compliant payroll solutions. Our services are tailored to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes.

If you have any additional questions or need more information, please don't hesitate to contact our team. At Painless Payroll, we are committed to making your payroll experience seamless and stress-free.

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