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Why choose HGH?

Getting Payroll Right – Outsourcing

Posted: 25th Jun 2024 by Hunter Gee Holroyd Business Advice General, Payroll

Let’s explore why outsourcing payroll has become a strategic choice for businesses and the benefits it brings.

Accuracy and Compliance

A key benefit to outsourcing is that experts can improve the efficiency of payroll processing. Payroll providers usually invest in robust systems and processes which are highly accurate. As payroll errors can be significant and often, this may result in penalties, legal liabilities, and damage to employee morale. By outsourcing your payroll to experts, this risk is minimised. Additionally, payroll experts will be up to date with changing government legislation, so you don’t have to worry about it. Not to mention, you will also have access to trained and qualified staff.

Enhanced Security and Data Privacy

Due to the sensitivity of payroll data, it is crucial to ensure security and confidentiality. By outsourcing payroll to a trustworthy provider who has invested in top-quality security and adhere to industry standards and protocols, it will safeguard sensitive information and ensure a peace of mind for businesses and employees alike.


Another reason a company might decide to outsource their payroll, is because it offers a cost-efficient alternative to in-house management. Although payroll providers do charge fees, they can save a business money if there are fines and penalties resulting from mistakes.

Also, in-house payroll management comes with costs, including staff and software. This can be a problem when there are fluctuations in workforce size, seasonal variations, and growth plans. Instead with outsourcing, businesses can pay for services as and when they are needed.

Saving Time & Resources

One of the key benefits of outsourcing is that is saves businesses time and resources. Managing payroll is no walk in the park. From calculating salaries and deductions to ensuring compliance with tax laws and regulations. This administrative burden can weigh heavily on businesses, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It requires meticulous attention and often consumes valuable resources. Outsourcing payroll allows businesses to offload these tasks to payroll professionals, freeing up their time and resources that can be redirected towards business needs and objectives. Which is especially beneficial for business growth and innovation.


Our payroll service is comprehensive and confidential. It includes:

  • Computer generated payslips
  • Administration of PAYE, national insurance, statutory sick pay, statutory maternity and parental pay
  • Ensuring Real Time Information (RTI) filing requirements are met
  • Completion of statutory forms (including year-end returns), summaries and analysis of staff costs
  • Administration of auto-enrolment
  • Administration of incentive schemes, bonuses, and ex-gratia termination payments

Even if you only have a few employees, you will make savings by engaging us to administer your payroll. At HGH, we can prepare payrolls for businesses with 1 to 200 staff.

For more information about pension auto-enrolment, wage increases and other payroll issues, please call us on 01904 655202, or email