Payroll services for York businesses

Streamline your payroll with precision

The Counting House simplifies your payroll process, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and peace of mind, so you can focus on growing your business.

Outsourced bookkeeping

Are you struggling to run payroll efficiently and accurately?
At The Counting House, we make payroll effortless, freeing you up to focus on growing your business.

Why choose The Counting House for your payroll

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Local payroll service in York

We understand the challenges faced by challenges faced by small, medium and large businesses in York. We deliver personalised, support, ensuring you have a trusted partner just around the corner.

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Save money

Outsourcing payroll is often more cost-efficient than managing payroll in-house, especially when considering software, training, and staffing.

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Tap into our payroll knowledge and experience. We stay ahead of payroll and tax issues, offering you peace of mind and expert guidance every step of the way.

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Accuracy and Compliance

With a focus on precision, we ensure your payroll is processed correctly, adhering strictly to current tax laws and employment regulations, mitigating risks of errors and penalties.

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Time savings

Our efficient payroll management frees up your time, allowing you to concentrate on core activities and strategic growth, rather than getting bogged down in complex payroll details.

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Whether you're a startup or a growing enterprise, our payroll services easily adapt to your business's needs, providing a seamless experience as your workforce expands.

Payroll made simple

The Counting House makes payroll simple and stress-free for your business. We’re right here in York, ready to help you focus on growing your business while we handle the payroll. With us, you avoid the headaches of taxes and concerns about compliance. Think of us as your local partner, always there to support you and keep things running smoothly.

We provide bookkeeping services to businesses of all shapes and sizes.

3 steps to effortless payroll with The Counting House

Outsourced bookkeeping doesn’t have to be a hassle. At The Counting House, we’ve perfected a seamless process to manage your financial records efficiently, accurately, and with a personal touch. Here’s how our outsourced bookkeeping service works:

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Discovery call​

Start with a discovery call where we get to know your business and its specific bookkeeping needs. This personalised consultation helps us understand your current setup and identify areas for improvement.

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Proposal meeting​

We design a bespoke outsourced bookkeeping plan. This strategy is crafted to handle your financial records meticulously, incorporating the latest automation tools and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations

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Once your custom plan is in place, our expert team takes over the day-to-day bookkeeping tasks. We provide you with regular updates, insightful financial reports, and proactive advice to help you stay on top of your finances.

What some of our lovely clients have to say

Why businesses trust The Counting House to take care of payroll

AAT qualified

All our bookkeepers are AAT qualified

Fully insured

We’re fully insured


We’re registered with HMRC for Anti-Money Laundering


We’re registered under the Data Protection Act 2018 and are GDPR compliant

What can happen if you don't keep on top of payroll

Keeping your payroll in check is key to running a smooth business. Overlooking it can lead to several problems that affect not just your finances but also your team and how people see your business. Here are four critical reasons why staying on top of your payroll is essential:

Avoid fines and penalties

Missing deadlines or messing up taxes can cost you. You could end up paying fines, which means spending money that could have been used elsewhere in your business.

Happy team, better work

If payroll mistakes happen, it can upset your team. Late or incorrect paychecks can lead to unhappy employees, which might make them less productive or even decide to leave.

Legal issues

Getting payroll wrong can also lead to legal headaches. If wages aren’t correct, you could face legal actions, which are both stressful and time-consuming to deal with

Good reputation

How you handle payroll can affect your business’s reputation. Problems with payroll can make it harder to attract and keep good employees and can also impact how customers view your business.

Welcome to your new payroll service

Transitioning to our payroll service marks the beginning of a smoother, more efficient payroll process for your business. With us, you’re set to experience a seamless blend of accuracy and ease, freeing you up to concentrate on your business’s growth and success. Here’s a closer look at the benefits

Guaranteed accuracy and compliance

Eliminate the risk of penalties and errors. Our expertise ensures your payroll is precise and fully compliant with current regulations, giving you complete peace of mind.

Enhanced employee morale

On-time and accurate payroll processing means a happier and more motivated workforce.

Focus on core business activities

Handing off payroll to us opens up valuable time for you to dedicate to strategic planning, development, and other core activities that drive business growth.

Flexible and scalable service

Our payroll solutions are designed to grow with your business. Whether you’re adding new employees or expanding into new areas, our services adapt to meet your changing needs, ensuring a smooth payroll process at every stage of your business’s development.

How much does a payroll service cost?

We get it, your business is one-of-a-kind. That’s why we don’t box you into set packages. 

Our pricing is all about choice, so you pay only for what you need. Whether your business in York is just starting or growing, our payroll services flex with you. Simple, clear, and just for you.

Prices for outsourced bookkeeping

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Frequently asked questions about our York payroll services

Outsourcing your payroll solutions to us means you’re choosing accuracy, efficiency, and peace of mind. With The Counting House, you get a team that handles all the complex details of payroll, from ensuring compliance with tax laws to accurate and timely payments to your employees. This not only saves you time but also keeps your team happy and focused on what they do best.

Absolutely! As a payroll provider, we’re designed to be flexible and scalable. Whether you’re a startup with a handful of employees or a growing enterprise with a larger workforce, we tailor our payroll solutions to meet your specific needs. Our approach ensures that businesses of all sizes in York can benefit from our expert payroll services.

Our commitment to personalised service sets us apart. We don’t just offer standard packages; we provide tailored payroll solutions that fit the unique needs of your business. Plus, we’re local to York, giving us the ability to understand and cater to the specific requirements of businesses in the area. Our friendly, professional team is always ready to support and guide you through your payroll journey.

Getting started is simple. Just book a call on our website. We’ll set up a consultation to discuss your business’s payroll needs and how we can best serve you. From there, we’ll work with you to customise a payroll solution that fits your business perfectly, ensuring a smooth transition and ongoing support.

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