Looking for a top payroll processing service in London?

A typical payroll cycle in the United States is every two weeks. This means employees are paid after a two-week period on a designated date such as the 15th of the month and 30th of the month. Payroll processing accounts for hours worked, deductions, and taxes. If you're a small business, you may start off manually processing payroll. As you can image, manual payroll requires carefully tracking work hours and taxes and doing the math for each pay period. As your business grows, we suggest investing in a payroll company to help you manage payroll. A payroll management system also can help you track work hours, deductions and taxes automatically for each employee.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top payroll companies in London. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best London Payroll Processing Companies

  • 1
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    250 - 999 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Moore Kingston Smith LLP is an accounting and business advisory that was started in 1923. The London-based team of over 500 specializes in accounting services, offering payroll processing, bookkeeping, financial accounting, and tax preparation.

    Notable Project

    Moore Kingston Smith LLP supported a software startup through their fundraising stage, leveraging experts in different accounting areas to provide comprehensive advice. They upheld their reputation as a well-known one-stop-shop, which made them ideal for mid to large-size organizations.

    "They’re a top-tier accounting firm with a great reputation, so they’d be a strong deal for a larger company." – CEO, Software Startup

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  • 2
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    2 - 9 Employees
    Hammersmith United Kingdom

    Fortis Accountants is an accounting firm based in Hammersmith, U.K. The firm has a team of less than ten that provides accounting services to various clients.

    Clients
    Living With The Lions Sports Travel
    Fit by Green
    Breed Media
    Fundamental Energy
    Notable Project

    An IT firm hired Fortis Accountants to provide accounting services. The engagement enabled the firm to make a significant amount of savings.

    "The friendliness and knowledgeability of the entire team puts Fortis Accountants leagues ahead of the competition." - Founder and Managing Director, IT Firm

  • 3
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    10 - 49 Employees
    Barnet, London United Kingdom

    BBK Partnership is a London-based accounting firm founded in 1987  with more than 10 members. They offer tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping solutions for various clients.

    Clients
    Fishfinger Creative Agency
    Notable Project

    BBK Partnership provided accounting-related consulting services for a creative agency. BBK Partnership also helps with bookkeeping-related consultations. These consultations have helped the agency save a considerable amount of funds.

    “BBK Partnership has enough insight to be able to have discussions as to how the business is performing and can provide input, which we really appreciate.” - Director, Creative Agency

  • 4
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    10 - 49 Employees
    Holborn United Kingdom

    Makesworth Accountants is an accountancy practice based in Harrow, U.K., with other U.K. offices in Ilford, Holborn, and East Kilbridge. The firm, founded in 2013, has a team of more than 15 that provides financial accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, finance & accounting outsourcing (FAO), and payroll processing services to small and midmarket companies in various industries.

    Clients
    Pat Keating HR Solutions Ltd.
    UXLI Ltd.
    Binature Limited
    C.H. Carpentry & Joinery Limited
    Notable Project

    A water service company hired Makesworth Accountants to provide a wide range of accounting services, from bookkeeping to other financial services. Makesworth Accountants was able to inform the company of financial problems ahead of time and met expectations in performing the accounting tasks.

    "They’ve been very successful at helping my business." - General Manager, Water Service Company 

  • 5
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    2 - 9 Employees
    Ruislip United Kingdom

    Tally Accountants is an accounting firm based in Ruislip, England. Their team of fewer than 10 people specializes in tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping services for their clients.

    Clients
    Quanteda Corp Ltd.
    Absorb
    Firbanks IT
    Notable Project

    Tally Accountants provided accounting solutions for a data science company. Tally Accountants handles their accounting, bookkeeping, and tax filing. The company has worked with Tally Accountants since 2018 to this day.

    “They file on time and correctly, very easy to communicate with.” - CEO & Founder, Data Science Company

  • 6
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    10 - 49 Employees
    Surbiton Kingston upon Thames United Kingdom

    Founded in 2012, Tax Affinity Accountants is an accounting firm that's geared toward small businesses. Based in the U.K., the small team of 9 specializes in tax preparation, payroll processing, bookkeeping, and financial accounting. 

    Clients
    FD Car and Garages Services
    AM Estate Agents
    FR Plumbing and Heating Ltd
    Chessington Tyre Services
    Notable Project

    A fragrance company and subscription service hired Tax Affinity Accountants for their bookkeeping expertise. The team also assisted with end of year accounts. They provide a seamless and effective service for the client, making accounting easy. 

    "I can't speak for other providers, but the cost is very good."–Founder, Fragrance Co. 

  • 7
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    HFM Tax & Accounts, an accounting company, is located in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 1996, the small team specializes in accounting.

    Notable Project

    HFM Tax & Accounts upgraded a cleaning company's tax and account systems to avoid overpaying taxes. The company sought to transition to paperless invoicing through cloud accounting software.

    "The level of professionalism and the availability of their senior accountants made all the difference."

  • 8
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Accounts and Legal is an accounting firm founded in London with fewer than 50 employees. They provide accounting solutions to various clients.

    Clients
    CALLTRAXX LTD
    Ultamodan
    Notable Project

    Accounts and Legal provided accounting services for a digital and general marketing firm. The firm had Accounts and Legal manage their accounts and books as well as pay taxes on time. The firm is happy with the results and is able to keep track of Accounts and Legal’s work.

    “Generally very easy to communicate with the firm, they normally reply to my emails within 1 day.” - Director & Marketing Manager, Digital and General Marketing Firm

  • 9
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Tax & Advise is a bookkeeping firm based in London with over 10 members. Since 2010, they have provided tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping services for various kinds of clients.

    Notable Project

    Tax & Advise managed the accounting needs of a systems integration company. The company needed someone to help run the financial aspect of the company when it first launched. The company is grateful for Tax & Advise’s assistance.

    “The staff is available at any time needed.” - CTO, Systems Integration Company

  • 10
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Kingston Smith is a midsize human resources agency. They provide HR services and were launched in 1923. The firm is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • 11
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Soho United Kingdom
    DNS Accountants, an accounting company, is based in Harrow, United Kingdom and Soho, United Kingdom. The midsize firm was founded in 2005. Their team provides accounting and business consulting.
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  • 12
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    London United Kingdom
    Beever and Struthers, a midsize accounting company, is headquartered in Manchester , United Kingdom; Blackburn, United Kingdom; Birmingham, United Kingdom and London, United Kingdom. The team focuses on accounting and business consulting.
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  • 13
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    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom
    Located in London, United Kingdom and Temple Back East, United Kingdom, Frazer Jones is a human resources company. The midsize team provides HR services and accounting. The company was launched in 1996.
  • 14
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    Portfolio Payroll Limited

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    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom
    Portfolio Payroll Limited, a human resources company, is based in London, United Kingdom. The small team specializes in HR services and accounting. The company was launched in 1988.
  • 15
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    250 - 999 Employees
    London United Kingdom
    Accounting company Haines Watts was established in 1930. They are located in London, United Kingdom; Birmingham, United Kingdom; Finchley, United Kingdom and Bromley, United Kingdom and have a midsize team. Haines Watts focuses on accounting, business consulting, and finance & accounting outsourcing (FAO).
  • 16
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    Crystal HR & Payroll LTD

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    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    LONDON United Kingdom
    Crystal HR & Payroll LTD is a HR firm and accounting company established in 2018. Their small team is located in West Bromwich, United Kingdom and LONDON, United Kingdom. Their services include HR services and accounting.
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    Accountancy Cloud

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    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom
    Accountancy Cloud is a small finance & accounting outsourcing (FAO) company. Launched in 2014, the company is headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Cardiff, United Kingdom. Their services include finance & accounting outsourcing (FAO) and accounting.
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  • 20
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom
    Mercer & Hole is an accounting company. Located in London, United Kingdom, their midsize team specializes in accounting and business consulting. The agency was launched in 1905.
  • 22
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mayfair United Kingdom
    Dua & Co is a Mayfair, United Kingdom-based accounting company. The small firm was launched in 1990. Their team specializes in accounting.
  • 23
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Barnet United Kingdom
    Accounting company Lesstax2pay is based in Barnet, United Kingdom. They offer accounting and business consulting and were founded in 2005.
  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom
    Small accounting company Clear House Accountants, is headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Stanmore, United Kingdom. The team offers accounting, finance & accounting outsourcing (FAO), and business consulting.
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  • 30
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    2 - 9 Employees
    East Molesey United Kingdom
    Goddards Accountants, an accounting company, was established in 2000. They are based in East Molesey, United Kingdom and have a small team. Their services include accounting.
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