PAYE Payroll Software is an indispensable tool for businesses seeking to streamline their payroll operations efficiently and accurately. Primo Umbrella’s advanced software solution simplifies the complex task of managing payroll, offering a range of benefits to businesses of all sizes.

Key Benefits


Primo Umbrella’s PAYE payroll solutions software ensures precise calculations of employees’ salaries, taxes and deductions, minimising the likelihood of errors and compliance issues. With our software, you can be confident that your payroll calculations are accurate and reliable.


Primo Umbrella reduces the time and effort required to manage payroll tasks. Our payroll software streamlines payroll operations, allowing you to focus on core business activities and strategic initiatives.


Our payroll software will help you stay on the right side of the law by ensuring you comply with HMRC’s regulations and other statutory obligations.

Employee Satisfaction

Our payroll software will enable you to pay your employees accurately and on time, fostering a positive work environment and building trust with your team.

Cost Savings

Our payroll software can help your business save on the costs associated with payroll administration.

What is the PAYE System in the UK?

Tax Code Allocation

In the UK, every employee receives a tax code from HMRC based on their personal circumstances. Our software integrates tax code management to ensure accurate deductions aligned with individual tax obligations.

Income Tax Deduction

Employers calculate income tax deductions using assigned tax codes. Primo Umbrella’s software automates this process, ensuring precise deductions before employees receive their pay.

National Insurance Contribution Deduction

Employers deduct National Insurance contributions from employees’ pay to fund state benefits. Our software simplifies this process, ensuring compliance with the regulations.

Real-Time Information (RTI) Reporting

Employers report payroll information to HMRC in real time. Our software facilitates seamless integration with HMRC’s systems, ensuring timely and accurate data submission.

Payment to HMRC

Employers make regular payments to HMRC to cover deductions. Primo Umbrella’s software streamlines the payment process, ensuring timely and accurate payments.

Key Features

Pay Calculation

  • Our contractor payroll solutions can process the salary based on the entire timesheet earnings, ensuring accurate payment for work completed.
  • Bills the agency for Employer’s National Insurance Contributions (ERNI), Employer Pension contributions, the Apprentice Levy and payroll processing fees, streamlining financial transactions.


  • Receives timesheets from the agency and imports them into the system. Alternatively, for convenience, contractors can input their timesheets using the mobile app or portal.
  • Automates billing for agencies to ensure efficiency, supporting invoice consolidation and customisation according to specific requirements.
  • Automatically downloads and allocates agency receipts.
  • Executes payroll runs automatically, saving time and reducing the risk of errors.
  • Makes payments directly from within the software interface, eliminating the need for separate BACS or Faster Payment files.
  • Sends emails and SMS notifications to employees to promote seamless communication.


  • Option to include holiday pay in the hourly rate or to retain it separately, providing flexibility in payment structures.
  • Ensures compliance with National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rules.
  • Calculates and disburses statutory payments for sick, maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
  • Attachment orders, such as child support and debt repayment, are processed and deducted from employees’ pay.
  • Processes student loan deductions as per the applicable regulations, simplifying tax compliance for employers and employees alike.

Choosing the Right PAYE Payroll Software

Primo Umbrella’s PAYE payroll software comes with the following key features:

Ease of Use:

Smooth navigation and easy adoption enhance productivity.


Automated calculations and reporting capabilities ensure efficient payroll processing tailored to your individual business needs.


Integrates with existing systems such as accounting and HR platforms, thereby reducing manual data entry and enhancing accuracy.


Includes built-in compliance features to minimise risks.


Payroll processes can be adapted to your unique requirements, accommodating a variety of employee arrangements.

Support and Training

Comprehensive resources are available to empower users and address any issues promptly.


Robust encryption and secure data storage protocols.


Can accommodate business growth and support evolving needs and initiatives.


Can I set up my own PAYE?

If you are setting up your own PAYE system, you need to consider the following issues:

  • Legal Compliance
  • Complexity
  • Time and Resources
  • Risk Management
  • Technology Requirements

Partnering with a reputable payroll provider such as Primo Umbrella brings a number of benefits:


Gain access to the knowledge and proficiency of payroll professionals who are well-versed in PAYE payroll processing and adept at navigating complex tax regulations.


Streamline your payroll operations and reduce your administrative burden by outsourcing tasks to skilled specialists, freeing up time for strategic initiatives.


Ensure adherence to HMRC’s regulations and statutory requirements, minimising the risk of errors and penalties associated with payroll processing.


Receive ongoing support and personalised guidance from experienced payroll experts who are dedicated to addressing your needs.

Do I need an accountant for PAYE?

Partnering with an experienced accountant or payroll software provider such as Primo Umbrella offers several advantages:

Expertise and Knowledge

Accountants possess specialised knowledge of the tax regulations and payroll processing, ensuring accurate calculations and compliance with HMRC’s regulations.

Time Savings

Outsourcing payroll tasks will save you time and resources, especially if your business has a complex pay structure, allowing you to focus on your core operations.

Compliance Assurance

Accountants are always up to date with the latest regulatory changes, ensuring payroll processes remain compliant and minimising the risk of errors and penalties.

Peace of Mind

A professional will manage your payroll processes accurately and efficiently, reducing stress and uncertainty.

Primo Umbrella offers tailored payroll services, ensuring precise and compliant PAYE payroll processing for contractors, freelancers and small businesses.

Implementation and Training for PAYE Payroll Software

At Primo Umbrella, we prioritise a smooth implementation process and thorough training for a successful transition. Here’s how we address common challenges:

Initial Setup Assistance

Our experienced team guides businesses through the initial setup of the PAYE payroll software, helping configure settings and customise processes according to specific requirements.

Data Migration Support

We assist in migrating existing payroll data to the new platform, ensuring a seamless transition without losing historical information.

Training and Onboarding

Comprehensive training sessions empower users with the knowledge and skills to use the software effectively, covering key features and best practices for payroll processing.

Ongoing Support

Our dedicated support team provides ongoing assistance and troubleshooting, ensuring clients receive support during and after the transition.

Customised Solutions

We offer tailored solutions to align the software with existing processes, enhancing operational efficiency.

Regular Updates

Clients receive regular updates and training resources to stay informed about new features, enhancements and regulatory changes, empowering them to maximise the benefits of the software and remain compliant with HMRC’s regulations.

Security and Compliance in PAYE Payroll Software

At Primo Umbrella, we prioritise security and compliance in our PAYE payroll software to protect sensitive payroll data and comply with the regulatory standards. This is achieved through the rigorous measures implemented within our software.

Data Encryption

We use advanced encryption to protect payroll data during transmission and storage in our servers, ensuring its security and avoiding the risk of unauthorised access.

Secure Access Controls

Our PAYE software incorporates strong access controls which will allow you to assign specific roles and permissions to users. This ensures that only authorised personnel can access sensitive payroll information, reducing the risk of data breaches.

GDPR Compliance

We comply with GDPR standards to protect individuals’ personal data privacy and rights. Our PAYE payroll software includes GDPR compliance features, from data minimisation and consent management to data subject rights management.

HMRC Compliance

Our software complies with HMRC’s regulations relating to PAYE payroll processing. This includes meeting the requirements for Real-Time Information (RTI) reporting, accurate tax calculations and timely submission of payroll information to HMRC.

Regular Audits and Monitoring

We regularly audit and monitor our PAYE payroll software in order to detect and resolve security vulnerabilities and compliance issues. This proactive approach reduces risks and ensures the integrity of payroll data.

Secure Hosting Infrastructure

We host our software on secure infrastructure with redundant systems and backups, ensuring continuous access and data protection. We also partner with trusted hosting providers to uphold high security and reliability standards.

Comprehensive Compliance Reporting

Our PAYE payroll software includes reporting tools for generating detailed compliance reports and promoting transparency and accountability in payroll processes. This facilitates adherence to regulatory requirements.

Utilising Primo Umbrella for Your PAYE Payroll Needs

Primo Umbrella’s software will enable you to efficiently, accurately and compliantly meet the PAYE payroll needs of your business. Partnering with Primo Umbrella offers a number of benefits:

Expertise and Experience

Leverage Primo Umbrella’s extensive experience in payroll processing, benefiting from our expert knowledge and up-to-date understanding of tax regulations. Our dedicated team ensures precise and compliant payroll processing.

Customised Solutions

Primo Umbrella offers personalised solutions to address the specific PAYE payroll needs of your business. Regardless of your size or industry, we can tailor our services to your unique requirements and preferences.

Efficiency and Accuracy

We design our payroll software with efficiency and precision in mind, simplifying payroll tasks and minimising errors. Our software ensures seamless payroll operations with features such as automated calculations and real-time reporting.

Compliance Assurance

Primo Umbrella complies with HMRC’s regulations relating to payroll processing. We adhere to PAYE requirements, Real-Time Information (RTI) reporting and other statutory obligations, offering peace of mind regarding the legality and safety of your payroll processes.

Security and Data Protection

We prioritise the security and protection of your payroll data. Primo Umbrella utilises advanced encryption protocols, secure access controls and regular audits to safeguard sensitive information and prevent unauthorised access or breaches.

Dedicated Support

Primo Umbrella is committed to delivering exceptional customer service and support. Our team can assist you at every stage of the process, from implementation and training to ongoing support and troubleshooting.

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