How does Pento compare to traditional payroll outsourcing?

9 out of 10 businesses that use Pento have switched from payroll outsourcing.
Their teams spent hours each month exchanging emails with their outsourced providers, assembling payroll sheets and then making and confirming changes.

Pento automates the process, allowing them to simply input employee earning changes before each payroll, confirm the payroll and that's it. Calculations and payments are automated and immediate. No prior payroll knowledge required.

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Real-time changes and calculations

Make changes on the go in Pento, with tax and net/gross values automatically updated.
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Cut-off date / submission deadline

No payroll lockdown periods with Pento; make changes up until payday and your staff will still be paid on-time.
3-5 days before payday
On payday (no deadline)
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Employee data stored in one secure place

When using Pento, no external communication means employee information is stored securely.
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Automated payouts (employees, HMRC)

After a single payment to Pento, all your bank payments to employees, HMRC and pension providers happen automatically.
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Real-time variance report

With Pento, any changes made to the current payroll are immediately visible compared to previous payrolls.
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Integration to accounting / ERP software

Pento integrates with platforms like Xero and Sage, automatically updating the correct journals for your finance team.
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Integration to HR software

Pento integrates with HR software like BambooHR & HiBob to
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Payroll support via chat, email and phone

We've built Pento so you can run payroll all by yourself. However, in case you need help, our team of in-house payroll experts are ready to answer your questions..
Email and phone
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Payment scheme / format

Completely GDPR compliant platform.
BACS (file upload)
Faster payments (API)
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Pro-rata & holiday pay calculated automatically

Employee joining mid-payroll? Leavers with leftover holiday? Pento handles all the pro-rata adjustments to ensure each payroll is accurate and on-time.
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🚅 Run payroll in minutes - not days

With Pento you can confirm and run payroll in 3 easy steps that take a few minutes a month.
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📜 No more spreadsheets & emails

Forget all the time-consuming and error-prone communication with external payroll provider.
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📅 No "payroll lockdown" periods

No external communication means that you can do changes at any time, without any lockdown periods.
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⏳ Be able to do realtime changes

You can make any changes to payroll, employee info, benefits in real-time.
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🏦 No more manual bank transfers

Pento does all your bank payments to employees, HMRC, pension providers automatically.
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⛑️ Fast chat & phone support

Our average chat support response time is 2 minutes.
Sometimes
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💸 No hidden or extra fees

Pento has simple and predictable pricing. No hourly fees, no extra fees.
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🛡️ 100% GDPR compliant

Completely GDPR compliant platform.
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