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Payroll FAQ’s

If running payroll causes you a headache, you’re not alone. According to the latest figures, SMEs employ 16.8 million people and all those people have to get paid somehow. To give you a little helping hand, we’ve answered some of the most commonly asked questions around payroll.

Workplace pensions and auto enrolment for your growing start-up

Lucy Anstey, Payroll Manager at FD Works, explains the key steps for setting up a workplace pension for your start-ups first employee.

How to pay Mileage Allowance Payments for business mileage

Everything you need to know about paying Mileage Allowance Payments to employees who use their own vehicle for business mileage.

How does maternity pay work? Part 2: Maternity Allowance

The lowdown on Maternity Allowance, the state benefit for employees who don't qualify for Statutory Maternity Pay.

How to set up a new employee in Xero Payroll

A step-by-step guide to setting up your start-up's first employee in Xero Payroll.

How does maternity pay work? Part 1: Statutory Maternity Pay

Everything you need to know about paying Statutory Maternity Pay to your employees.