The Right Payroll Outsourcing Partner for Your Business

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  • Experience personalised payroll outsourcing solutions that cater to your unique business needs.
  • Leave your payroll management to the experts with our fully-managed outsourced payroll services.
  • Entrust your payroll to our team of expert professionals based in the UK.

Why Choose Outbooks Outsourced Payroll Services?

  • Cost-effective Solution
    Our outsourced payroll services can be cheaper than having a dedicated in-house payroll resource, and it also helps mitigate risk.
  • Automated Pensions
    Our service is designed to be fully automated and configured to meet your pension provider's needs for hassle-free pension auto-enrolment.
  • Improved Payroll Accuracy
    With our closer payroll cut-off date closer to payday, you get more time to verify changes and improve the accuracy of your pay run.
  • Greater Control Without Admin Burden
    Our payroll cycles include multiple review points, giving you greater control without the burden of administrative work.
  • More Capacity for the HR Team
    Outsourcing payroll allows your HR team to focus on critical strategic projects instead of managing payroll administration.
  • Legislative Compliance
    Our services help you comply with legislative changes better, so you don't have to worry about keeping up with the latest regulations.
  • Secure Systems and Processes
    We maintain ISO 27001-certified security, giving you peace of mind about the security of your data.

Discover the Key Features and Benefits of Our Outsourced Payroll Services

  • Choose between our bureau and fully-managed options depending on your needs
  • Bacs submission via our Bacs-approved bureau to employees, HMRC, and third parties ensures efficient and secure payments
  • Our services are HMRC-recognised, Microsoft tested, and ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certified for added peace of mind
  • Payroll cost journal export makes accounting and bookkeeping easy
  • Online post-update reports provide detailed information about your payroll transactions
  • Automated pensions auto-enrolment service streamlines the process for your company
  • Online post-update reports provide detailed information about your payroll transactions
  • We act as your PAYE-registered agent office for HMRC, handling all necessary correspondence and ensuring compliance


What is Payroll Outsourcing?

If you're running a business, chances are you've got a lot on your plate. Managing your employees' payroll can take up a significant amount of your time and resources. That's where payroll outsourcing comes in.

It involves hiring an external company or service provider to handle all aspects of your payroll function - from calculating salaries and benefits to processing payments and generating reports.

This can be a considerable time and money saver for businesses while ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. Plus, outsourcing payroll can reduce the risk of errors and improve the accuracy and efficiency of the payroll process.

What are the Reasons to Consider Payroll Outsourcing?

Payroll outsourcing can provide numerous benefits for businesses. It allows companies to focus on their core competencies and strategic priorities rather than getting bogged down with time-consuming administrative tasks.

A survey by the National Small Business Association found that 25% of small business owners spend six to ten hours monthly on payroll-related tasks, while 11% spend more than ten hours.

Another advantage of outsourcing payroll is cost savings. According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), businesses can save anywhere from 20-50% on their payroll processing costs by outsourcing. Outsourcing providers typically have the expertise and technology to handle payroll tasks more efficiently and accurately than an in-house team.

Outsourcing payroll can also help to reduce the risk of errors and compliance issues. With constantly changing tax laws and regulations, it can be challenging for businesses to stay up-to-date and ensure compliance with all applicable rules. By outsourcing, businesses can rely on their service provider's expertise to keep on top of all relevant regulations and avoid costly mistakes.

When Outsourcing the Payroll Function, What Factors Should Organizations Consider to Ensure a Successful Engagement?

Expertise and Experience
When selecting a payroll outsourcing provider, choosing one with the necessary expertise and experience to handle your specific payroll needs is essential. Look for a provider with a proven track record of delivering high-quality payroll services and experience working with companies in your industry.

The right technology can make a big difference in payroll processing. Look for a provider with modern, user-friendly technology that can handle all aspects of payroll processing, from calculating employee wages to filing tax forms. Ideally, the technology should integrate with your existing HR and accounting systems to streamline your payroll processes.

With ever-changing payroll regulations and tax laws, choosing a provider with a strong compliance track record is essential. Look for a provider that stays up-to-date with all relevant regulations and has a process to ensure compliance. This helps avoid costly penalties and legal issues down the road.

Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
Make sure to review the provider's SLAs to ensure that they meet your specific needs. SLAs should clearly define service levels, response times, and other key metrics to ensure that the provider delivers the service you require.

While cost should not be the only factor when selecting a payroll outsourcing provider, choosing a provider that offers fair and transparent pricing is essential. Look for a provider that offers a pricing structure that fits your budget and includes all necessary services and features.

What is the Cost Associated With Outsourcing Payroll?

When outsourcing your payroll, the cost usually follows a 'per payslip' pricing structure, meaning the more payslips you need to process, the more you can expect to pay. The complexity of your payroll requirements, the number of employees, and how often you process payroll can be all factor into the overall cost.

Think of it this way - if you have a small team with precise payroll needs, you'll likely pay less than a larger company with a more complex payroll process. Some outsourcing providers may offer additional features, such as integrated HR and tax filing services, which can also affect the cost.

Researching and comparing pricing options from different providers is always a good idea to find the best deal. Outsourcing your payroll can be a wise investment, allowing you to focus on what you do best while leaving the nitty-gritty payroll details to the experts.

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Services Offered

Remote bookkeeping services that keep clients books in perfect order, updated as per agreed/desired turnaround time, without interrupting routine operations.

High calibre, dynamic resources for secretarial duties, to meet statutory requirements, compliance and services of a transactional nature.

Elevate your cash flow management, streamline invoicing, and optimise AR efficiency, all while reducing overhead costs.

Timely computation of various types of tax, hassle free filing of returns, and expert assistance in making a fully compliant presentation to tax authorities.

Clutter free, cost efficient, and hassle free submission of year end accounts and CT returns to fully avail legitimate exemptions.

Ensure financial efficiency, manage vendors effectively, and streamline payment processing while adhering to compliance and risk regulations.

Customized payroll to handle complex unique requirements, backed by specialist accounting knowledge for HMRC complaint and BACs approved solutions.

KPIs and crisp real time reports to help clients gain an edge over competition, charting a path to steady growth and expansion across domains.

Our audit and assurance support services provide comprehensive solutions to enhance transparency, compliance, and financial integrity.