Why Finance Teams Love Pento

Modern finance teams are at the heart of payroll, and we've built Pento with that in mind. Pento's automated payroll and easy integrations mean less time spent communicating with outsourced payroll providers and more time adding value to businesses.

It takes 80% less time

Pento automatically adjusts earnings and contributions in real time, as well as automating payments to both HMRC and your pension providers.

Fewer manual errors

Pro-rata calculations are made automatically and pay additions and deductions added in clicks, without the need for clumsy spreadsheets.


Pento integrates with accounting platforms like Xero and QuickBooks, automatically updating the correct journals each payroll for your finance team. Learn more about our integrations.

Super quick support

We built Pento so you can run payroll by yourself. However, in case you need help, our in-house payroll experts can answer your questions. Average response time is 2 minutes.

"I would highly recommend Pento to all fast-growing companies in the UK - it’s a no-brainer decision and a big step change from the previous UK payroll solutions." Read more ->
Jacob Busck Andersen

Real time calculations.

No more making salary changes in spreadsheets and manually calculating the tax changes. Pento automatically adjusts earnings and contributions in real time.

Update salaries in 2 clicks
Automatically calculates tax & NIC

Automated payments.

With a single monthly payment to Pento, we can automate all outgoing payments to HMRC, employees and pension providers.

PAYE & NIC payments
Employee salaries
Pension contributions

Pro-rata adjustments.

Employee joining mid-payroll? Salary change mid-month? Pento handles all the pro-rata adjustments.

Pro rata calculated on input dates
Automatically calculates tax & NIC

Reporting made easy.

We've got your P's covered.

Auto generates P45s, P60s, P32s & P11Ds
Complete end-of-year reporting
Export your data to .CSV, .XLS

Easy to view changes.

Easily see the differences from one payrun to the next. Spot pay increases, bonuses and catch mistakes.

Quick overview of payroll changes
Audit log (coming soon)
HMRC tax code changes flagged

Pay blocks.

The simple way to build complex salaries. Private health insurance? Sales bonuses? Cycle to work scheme? Our Pay Blocks allow for one-off or ongoing compensation changes. If it's not already there, you can add it.

Add common pay items in one-click
Automatically ends
Export your data to .CSV, .XLS

What else do finance teams love?

End-of-year reporting

P45s, P60s, P32s & P11Ds are all automatically generated, available to download as .CSV or .XLS files, making internal and external audits and reconciliations much simpler.

Automated payments

Pento automatically executes all the payments to your employees and HMRC, meaning no more individual bank payments for finance teams to process.

Simple import of employee data

We'll help you import your existing payroll data to Pento so finance teams can immediately run their first payroll.

Integration with HMRC

Type in your HMRC PAYE reference number and that's it. We'll automatically submit reports and send money to HMRC on your behalf.

Pension auto-enrollment

Pento checks if employees are eligible for pension and automatically sends out enrolment letters.

No minimum contracts

We're confident finance teams will love Pento, so there are no minimum contract terms for them to navigate.

Salary templates

Whether base salaries, overtime pay or hourly rates, with Pento you can create and save salaries that can be used company wide.

Automatic payslip distribution

Pento automatically generates payslips and sends them securely to employees via email.

Security & Privacy

Forget private payroll information leaking from emails & spreadsheets. We use modern security protocols on a 100% GDPR compliant platform.

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No payroll lockdown periods

No more chasing teams across the business for salary changes, weeks before payroll. With Pento, you can input changes up until the day before payday.

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