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The benefits of outsourcing payroll

20 September 2016

The benefits of outsourcing your payroll function may not be immediately obvious. In this blog we explain why it is in a business owner’s best interest to investigate the tremendous advantages that are available when opting to outsource payroll.

Outsourcing payroll  is not just for large corporations

A popular belief is that payroll outsourcing is something that only benefits large organisations, however small businesses can reap the benefits associated with having their payroll function fulfilled by qualified third party payroll professionals.

When you outsource the payroll function, you have the opportunity to reduce your costs. The money spent on acquiring payroll software, and on training personnel, could be more economically allocated simply by outsourcing. As a small business, every pound counts and there is no need to spend more than what is necessary, for example on outgoings that don’t contribute to income-generating activities.

Benefits of payroll outsourcing

With payroll outsourcing, you gain value for money. You not only get the task done at a smaller cost, but you benefit from the expertise of payroll professionals who are less likely to make mistakes that cause delays in the payroll preparation.

Another benefit of payroll outsourcing is that it frees up your time to concentrate on the core business functions that directly contribute to your bottom line.

Peace of mind

When you outsource your payroll requirements, you no longer need to keep updating your system or worry about licencing. When you assign those tasks to a qualified accountant, you gain peace of mind, and can focus on working on your business rather than in your business.

Contact us

If you would like to discuss the potential payroll options available for your business, please contact Glenn Thomas direct glenn.thomas@uhybirmingham.co.uk or your usual UHY partner.