Payroll for Accountants

Find out why up to two thirds of UK accountants outsource their payroll.

  • Improve your offering with expert payroll services
  • Increase your profits and market reach by bundling payroll with your offering
  • Full payroll support offered either directly to your clients, or through you

Payroll For Accountants

87% of accountants outsourcing payroll report up to a 40% spike in payroll profitability, according to new research.

Many accountancy practices that lack the expertise or time to handle payroll requests or bundle our services with their own to provide a full accountancy and payroll package to their clients. The benefits are the same as for our direct clients:

  • Taking advantage of a dedicated team of payroll specialists
  • No need to stay on top of the complicated and ever-evolving legislative terrain
  • No more late filing charges
  • Cost-effective: no training, software, hardware or I.T. support costs
  • Auto-enrolment is a pervasive issue, which we have the skills and knowledge to handle without issue
  • Accountants can better focus on their core business practice and higher-margin, greater value-add services

Payroll Services for Accountants

Accountant practices can choose to use our services to supplement their own offering and deal with the clients themselves, or we can act as their own payroll department using their branding and email address for communication.

Either way, we offer a completely outsourced, bespoke service that addresses all the payroll needs of the end client and pay period – from weekly or monthly transactions to year-end reporting and auto-enrolment pension scheme services. In essence, we will work with you to ensure that your client’s payroll has the perfect solution to suit their requirements.

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Payroll Outsourcing


When it comes to payroll processing for accountants, at Direct Payroll Services, we offer a range of accountancy payroll services. Our outsourced service can cover all of your requirements – payroll data, payroll software, employee details and holiday pay. Should you be looking for a payroll service to process payroll, our team can help, we cover all of the key features.

There’s no need to worry about payroll software for accountants, we offer a full client management service for accountants and employees, we have worked with a number of payroll clients over the years, and we can assist with pension providers and payroll bureaus. So if you are an accountant running payroll and need some help, our user-friendly processing payroll outsourcing for accounting experts has got you covered.

Process Payroll with Direct Payroll Services

As well as having a wealth of experience in payroll for accountants, at Direct Payroll Services we can ensure payroll service that is friendly, professional and reliable. Our solutions are versatile and collaborative, and we are known by our clients for being reliable, affordable and efficient. We are also industry leading and work with the best software to ensure a service that saves both time and money.

Should you work with multiple clients including small companies or sole traders, there’s no need to worry about using certain types of payroll software like quickbooks online, our payroll solutions have got you covered. Our portfolio covers a range of customers and clients, from single person companies to large corporations with multiple staff.

Offer More To Your Clients

Outsourcing your payroll is an easy way to improve the efficiency of your business. As one of your most critical processes, it’s essential that your payroll always runs smoothly.