Payroll services for start ups and Small businesses

Use Proto Payroll's online payroll service for your small business and feel the benefit of more time to grow your company and less time on admin

Why use our payroll services for start ups and Small Businesses?


Our vastly experienced payroll services team has seen every situation imaginable - No surprise really with over 100 years of combined payroll experience between them.

We provide our online payroll services to 100s of small businesses and process 1000s of payroll runs every year and we are acutely aware of ensuring that our payroll services are always accurate and on time.

Easy to use

With that much online payroll experience we like to think that we have learnt a bit about making the service easy to use.

We assign a dedicated payroll services manager to provide each client with individual support and address any queries effectively.

We will provide you with all the necessary reports for internal reporting, submit information to your pension provider and even make the BACs payments.

Payroll compliance

Payroll legislation is an area which constantly changes and it is important that small businesses can be confident that they are fully compliant.

Our online payroll portal is not only straight forward to use but ensures that your are GDPR compliant and provides individual log ons for all your employee to see their personal payroll information. The service will also ensure that you make all the necessary disclosures to HMRC.

What can you expect from our payroll services for start ups and small businesses?

If you take the decision to use Proto Payroll as your payroll services provider for your small business, you can expect us:

  • To process all your gross-to-net pay calculations;

  • To produce E-payslips for all employees;

  • To allow you access to our secure online payroll portal where you can:

    • preview payroll runs before they go live;

    • view all necessary payroll reports for internal financial reporting

    • exchange payroll information securely knowing you are compliant with GDPR

  • To grant all your employees access to their individual payroll services portal where they can view their e-payslips and P60s;

  • To undertake year end processing and reporting under RTI to HMRC;

  • To calculate all pension contributions and issue the relevant reports to your pension scheme;

  • To process BACS payments to your employees on pay day and to HMRC when payroll taxes fall due;

  • To receive dedicated support you can count upon to answer any payroll question you may have.

How do I get started?

Get your instant payroll services quote

If you are a start up or small business with any employees, get an instant payroll quote for our online payroll services by clicking on the link below.

Without entering any personal information, you can obtain an instant quote simply by entering the number of employees you have.

'Submit' the quote and one of our payroll services specialists will give you a call to discuss further. If you are not 100% happy there is still no obligation to sign up. Alternatively, call us on 0800 233 5199 or email

Sort out the paperwork and portal access

Once you have made the decision to switch your payroll services to Proto Payroll, we will contact your previous provider to obtain all the information we need for a smooth transition.

We will provide you with straight forward instructions to set you and your employees up on the online portal.

All you will need to do is sign our payroll service level agreement - our commitment to you of the service we will provide.

Start enjoying our service and your free time

Now that you have switched your online payroll service provider to Proto Payroll you can relax in the knowledge that your staff are being paid on time and accurately and you are fully compliant with HMRC and with GDPR.

You can use this extra time as small business owners should - on more important tasks like growing your business.

We can't wait to have an opportunity to work with you and show you what we can do!