About Moorepay

The market leader making payroll & HR easy for UK businesses.

We’ve been helping businesses the length and breadth of the country pay their people since 1966. Since then we’ve changed a lot, both in how we look and what we do, and processed over 6,000,000,000 payrolls in the meantime.

We’ve added new software and services (we’re now managing over 150,000 HR engagements a year) and constantly look to innovate our solutions for new and existing customers.

Today, we have more than 10,000 customers who rely on us to help them make their payroll & HR easy, and over 500 industry-qualified staff with over 7,000 years’ collective experience for them to call on.

We’re also part of Zellis, a global leader in tackling the HR challenges of business and government in the 21st century.

Choose Moorepay

Why you should trust Moorepay to make your payroll & HR easy

  • Trusted Experts
  • Excellence in Service
  • Market Leaders

Trusted Experts


Our employees and solutions are accredited by industry recognised bodies such as the CIPP and CIPD, and we are trusted by HMRC and the Pensions Regulator to help steer future policy.


Large organisations, financial institutions, well-known high-street brands and local businesses across the UK rely on Moorepay to manage their payroll & HR on a day-to-day basis.


We process around 6,000,000 payslips and manage around 150,000 queries requiring professional HR & Employment Law advice every year.


With a diverse range of skills, a wealth of experience and extensive qualifications, our subject matter experts make Moorepay a leading market provider of payroll & HR solutions.


Moorepay partners with industry leading organisations to offer an even wider range of complimentary services, such as pension advice and membership to professional bodies.


All our people have personal development plans in place to ensure they are constantly learning and pushing the latest best practice.

Excellence in Service


We have over 7,000 years of collective experience managing payroll & HR across every industry and sector, and a company history stretching back 50 years.

One-to-One Service

Moorepay’s UK-based, dedicated subject matter experts are always on hand to give one-to-one advice and support on any payroll, HR or health & safety issue.


We constantly work to improve and refine our customer experience by implementing feedback gained through regular satisfaction surveys and insight workshops.


We go the extra mile to help our customers stay compliant with the latest payroll & HR legislation through easy-read guides, webinars and documentation.

Dedicated Team

We ensure Moorepay is a great place to work so we retain the right people with the right skills. On average our employees stay with us for eight years.


Our people are accountable for their actions and service delivery, with appraisals measured against the customer experience through our NPS and CSAT scores.

Market Leaders

UK Workforce

30 per cent of UK workers are paid through Moorepay & Zellis solutions.

UK & Ireland

Moorepay is a division of Zellis, a recognised leader in payroll & HR, employing over 2000 staff members across the UK and Ireland.


We are recognised as a market leader in payroll & HR and payroll outsourcing by independent industry analysts.


We constantly look to improve and innovate our payroll & HR solutions, including software, consultancy, training, and a wide range of services.

SME Market Leader

Moorepay is a leading and recognised payroll & HR provider for small and medium businesses, with a customer base of over 10,000 clients.


Businesses from every industry rely on us for their payroll & HR services, including four high street banks, 20% of the Fortune 500 companies, 90% of the UK’s local authorities and all of Britain’s police forces.

Trusted by brands of all shapes & sizes

We're a payroll company and HR services provider helping organisations across all markets look after and pay their people

Notable moments in the Moorepay story


Zellis Launch

NGA UK & Ireland is renamed as Zellis, marking an exciting new phase of growth for Moorepay's parent company


Northern Powerhouse Partner

Moorepay opens an office in Swinton and becomes an official Northern Powerhouse Partner, committing to a £100m investment into Greater Manchester


Bain Capital Acquisition

Bain Capital Private Equity acquires the NGA UK & Ireland and Moorepay businesses



Moorepay opens another new office - in Farnborough, Hampshire, at The Cody Technology Park


First Assured

Moorepay becomes the first payroll company to be awarded the CIPP’s Payroll Assurance Scheme


Cloud Launch

Launches Moorepayhr, a cloud-based Payroll & HR Software solution, using the acclaimed Preceda technology from another part of Northgate IS


People Services

Moorepay acquires First Business Support Ltd, bolstering payroll with new HR & Employment Law services


Northgate Purchase

Northgate Information Solutions (Northgate IS) acquire Rebus for £150 Million


Rebus Buyout

Rebus acquire Moorepay for £44 Million and the business becomes the preferred payroll supplier of Natwest Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland


Main Merge

Merges with Mills Associates, another payroll bureau with a strong presence across the whole United Kingdom


Corporate Kudos

Joins AIM stock market and named ‘Company of the Year’


Payroll Player

Takes over other payroll processing bureaus including ACT, Barclays Bank Payroll Services, CMS Bristol and Paymaster


Acquisitive Instinct

Takes over rival CCS (including Matalan as a customer)


A Big Deal

Wins its largest ever payroll deal with Bupa Hospitals


Electronic Payroll

Focuses primarily on payroll processing with the advent of business PCs


Moving on

Relocates to Kingston and acquires DJ Computer Services


Year of Winners

Moorepay forms under the name DOUGLAS MOORE LTD on the 10th November 1966 and sets up in Surbiton, South-West London

Key people in Moorepay

We're a team of 500+, with an assured senior group leading across all business disciplines

Customer Engagement Director

Janine Lennon

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Marketing Director

Fran Williams

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Hr Technology & Service Director

Michelle Hobson

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Gary Boyes

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Our Accreditations

We're approved payroll & HR providers by all relevant professional bodies and regulators

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ISO 27001 accreditation
bacs logo
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
CIPD logo

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