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Avoid penalties

It can be costly to operate payroll in-house. It is harder than ever for businesses to avoid paying substantial penalties with frequently changing tax and employment regulations. This is where Mercian Accountants can help with our in-depth knowledge of the Payroll Legislation. We offer an affordable service to businesses of all sizes so that you will never have to pay any unnecessary penalties.

We take away the Pain of Payroll

Our Payroll Team provides an extensive administration and processing service for all Payrolls, including the execution of all necessary calculations in a timely manner. Our Payroll Service includes:

  • Administration of PAYE, National Insurance, Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay etc. – we will ensure that you are complying with the latest legislation
  • Student Loan Deductions and Attachment of Earnings Orders
  • Completion of Statutory Forms (including year-end returns) – we issue these to your employees and submit to HMRC
  • Real Time Information (RTI) – in compliance with the latest legislation all payments are submitted by RTI with HMRC-approved RTI-compliant Payroll software
  • Customised Payslips (including electronic payslips by email) – for all pay frequencies, whether you are looking security or standard payslips
  • Company Reports – we provide detailed payment summaries that are tailored to your business’ requirements, including departmental breakdowns
  • Inland Revenue Remittance Advice – we calculate the amount due to the Inland Revenue so you know exactly how much to pay
  • Negotiations with Inland Revenue – on your behalf we can liaise with the Inland Revenue as well as representing your company if you have a compliance visit
  • Preparation of Benefits and Expenses Forms – we can advise you of any filing requirements or National Insurance that falls due
  • Administration of Pension Schemes, Incentive Schemes, Bonuses, and Ex-Gratia and Termination Payments
  • Keep Track of Holiday Entitlement - we file all starters and leavers forms on your behalf promptly

Pensions auto-enrolment

By 2018 all businesses must implement a pension scheme for qualifying employees with employee and employer contributions. It is vital for your business to start planning for Pensions Auto-enrolment as soon as possible because it will take time to implement. Mercian Accountants can help provide you with a cost-efficient solution to auto-enrolment by:

  • Identifying which employees will need to be auto-enrolled and how they will be affected
  • Determining a staging date to ensure that you will be ready for auto-enrolment
  • Discussing pension advisors for your business requirements
  • Explaining the financial impacts that auto-enrolment will have on your business
  • Advising how you and your staff could benefit from salary sacrifice schemes


We offer an affordable Payroll service to businesses of all sizes