Compliant accountancy software

Payroll for every size of business

Every day, 335,000 UK businesses rely on IRIS payroll software to pay 2.5 million employees. Whether you have 1 employee or 10,000, we have a payroll solution for every size, shape and type of business: Free payroll software for under 10 employees? Yes. SME payroll? You got it. Complex payroll for the enterprise? Affirmative. GP payroll? Check. Bureau payroll for accountants and bureaus? Yes. That’s why we have 40,000 customers. Yes, we are the choice of payroll for a staggering 40K SMEs, enterprises, accountants, payroll bureaus, micro businesses and GPs.

Small to medium sized businesses

Large organisations


What are IRIS doing to prepare for GDPR and Payroll?

The General Data Protection Regulation, or The GDPR, is due to come into force on 25th May 2018 and will replace the current Data Protection Act 1998. Any extra product functionality required by GDPR will be fully implemented into the IRIS and Earnie payroll software range prior to the 25th May 2018 commencement date. 

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Easy to use HMRC RTI payroll software

We practically invented it. Not only are all of our payroll solutions HMRC accredited, but we were one of the first on the HMRC trial and ran over 13,000 RTI training courses. Last quarter our customers filed a staggering 1.4 million RTI submissions with 99.7% accuracy.

Small to medium sized businesses

Large organisations

Payslips on your smartphone

Every one of our payroll solutions can deliver payslips to your employees' smartphones: digital payslips for short. It's insanely simple to use - by pressing one button, our payroll software will publish and distribute payslips for you, so you don't have to do a thing. It reduces your time to about zero. Got some employees who don't have smartphones? No worries, we automatically print those payslips for you. Payslips on smartphones: one day other payrolls may have this too, but why wait?

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Online payroll

As well as desktop payroll, we now offer online payroll, aka cloud payroll. So if you can't be fussed with installing and running payroll on your PC and fancy the idea of running it on your Mac, tablet or any internet device from anywhere on the planet, then KashFlow Payroll is for you. It's RTI ready, costs just £1 per employee per month and delivers digital payslips.

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Automatic enrolment

Automatic enrolment has already started and will affect every single employer over the coming months and years. When your staging date hits, you'll be required by workplace pensions law to automatically enrol any eligible employees into a pension scheme when you run payroll. Just like with Real Time Information, every piece of IRIS desktop payroll software has an optional module to make automatic enrolment well, entirely automatic

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Our support is first class. When payday looms and you need help, we're just a call away. Our comprehensive KnowledgeBase is updated daily and available 24/7 to answer most queries.

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Outsource my payroll?

If you decide that running your payroll is a bit hard, don't worry. As we've been in the payroll business for almost 30 years, we use our own software to run a fully managed outsourced payroll bureau. We'll take your data and do the payroll for you. Easy as pie. 

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What about training?

Need some payroll and HR training? No problem. We run more courses than all of our competitors put together. Just check out our training pages to see where your nearest course is taking place. And did we say we also run online training too? If you'd need on-site consulting help, our tailor made packages come in whatever size you need.

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Passionate payroll people

At IRIS, all we do every day is payroll. That's right, 130 talented professionals committed to payroll day in, day out. We are totally passionate about payroll and helping you. It may seem sad, but we love payroll.

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Award winning HR software

We offer two solutions for businesses looking for capible and user-friendly HR software.


Ideal for smaller businesses, IRIS HR provides a flexible, moduler solution to manage HR online which enables you to use the features that are critical to your business without having to pay for functionality you don’t need.

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Cascade HR

Cascade is award-winning, fully integrated HR software. Used by over 750 satisfied clients with more complex HR software needs, Cascade’s software is being used throughout varied private and not-for-profit sectors in the UK.

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We want to make sure you pick the right payroll solution: so browse our pages, watch our videos, read our customer case studies, see what the press are saying, drop by our blog, download a free trial, and check out our latest infographic. If you are still unsure about what you need, feel free to call us on 0344 815 5656. That's what we're here for.


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