HR and Payroll

Our HR and Payroll services for businesses are tailored to suit your specific needs.

Whether you are looking for on-going support, a one-off project or simply a second opinion, we offer a variety of services to suit you.

Our outsourced payroll service is designed to simplify your payroll and remove the burden from businesses to save the cost of employing a payroll team and ensure payroll processes are carried out accurately, reducing risk.

From in-house HR support to your point of contact for all things employment related, our specialist team is here to help.

Duncan & Toplis Heidi Thompson HR and Payroll

HR Support when you need it

We can either support you through HR events step by step, or be on-site undertaking all of your HR business needs for you. No project is too big or too small. We can help support you with:

  • Employment Benefits
  • Employment Law
  • Enrolment
  • Payroll
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Training

And much more - we can offer a tailored solution for your company. Contact us today to discuss your individual business needs.

The Institute of Leadership Management 

Duncan & Toplis is an accredited Institute of Leadership Management (ILM) Centre. We help learners from across the East Midlands to achieve internationally recognised qualifications.

Our practical, work-based – yet fun and energetic – approach provides our learners with space for reflection, and significant development, alongside immediate and long-lasting benefits.  Click here to find out more.

Payroll for growing businesses

The ever-changing world of payroll presents challenges to small businesses who are growing or already have a large and expanding workforce, at a time when they most need to pool resources into their future.

Administering payslips, pension scheme admin and overseeing staff costs is a huge job for businesses of all sizes.

Our dedicated payroll teams have helped businesses keep on top of and act on the latest developments in payroll and employment legislation for a number of years, reducing overheads and increasing productivity.

Whether you have one employee or 200, we can remove the hassle of payroll so you have peace of mind and can focus on what you do best - running and growing your business.

Accuracy and compliance

It is essential that payroll is done right, for employees and for business compliance. However, payroll developments can often be confusing and complex, which is where our experts can help.

Our HR team fully understand the law and most importantly, are senior enough to take the right actions to significantly reduce the risk of litigation cases being brought against you and your business.

Tailored solutions

We offer HR and payroll services to over 1,000 clients across the UK and overseas to companies with UK PAYE schemes, specialising in multiple sectors, including healthcare, leisure and tourism, academies and many more.

Our services are completely scalable within your organisation, and can help you overcome any challenges you face within your sector.

We appreciate that over time businesses change and that to maintain our high levels of service, we must adapt to accommodate the changing needs of our clients. We can provide day-to-day HR consulting, large-scale HR management, and scalable HR support tailored to your needs.

Duncan & Toplis Heidi Thompson Head of HR & Payroll

Experts for over 90 years

Whatever your business needs to thrive, Duncan & Toplis is here to help. We are one of the largest chartered accountancy firms in the East Midlands and have extensive experience in helping owner managed businesses achieve success through a range of trusted accountancy services.

With specialist teams in a range of sectors, we combine the capabilities of a large firm with the personal approach of a small firm, to ensure we know your business inside out.

We confidently provide a high-level and consistent service to our clients and have been recognised at a number of industry and national awards for our work within the East Midlands, including the British Accountancy Award for Outstanding Advisory/Client Project of the Year Award in 2018, a Gold Award from Investors in Customers and we hold the title of ICAEW East Midlands Large Accountancy Firm so you know you’re working with the best.


Getting to know PayDashboard

If you would like to know more about our online payslip portal, powered by PayDashboard, you can watch our introductory video here, or our employee training video here.

Why choose Duncan & Toplis?

Payroll can be a demanding function that diverts attention away from key business operations and has an impact on valuable resources. There is an increased burden on staff and payroll systems and at Duncan & Toplis, we know that there are a number of challenges associated with the operational side of payroll.

Our outsourced payroll service is designed to simplify your payroll and remove the burden from businesses to save the cost of employing a payroll team and ensure payroll processes are carried out accurately, reducing risk.