Umbrella Payroll Software from Merit

Regardless of the age or size of your business, we have the perfect umbrella company back office solution for you.  When dealing with us you can be safe in the knowledge that you're dealing with the best in the business, we've been supplying umbrella payroll software since 1997 – and we're proud of our superb customer service.

View our product range and key software features within this site and contact us for more information or to arrange a free, no obligation demonstration.  If you're an umbrella company, we have the right solution here waiting for you.

Legislative Changes 2022

With the continuous changes in legislation Merit has been at the forefront of working with our customers and trade organisations to produce new complaint models for umbrellas wishing to continue offering best practice payrolls for their workers. We believe umbrella companies can continue to offer excellent services to their workers and setting up your own umbrella using our software couldn't be easier.

We believe that one size does not fit all so offer a range of options to our customers and the market place. As one of the leading providers of umbrella payroll solutions in the UK we are currently offering these solutions; as always we recommend third party advice be taken to see if these fit with your company’s values.

A free fact sheet on the new options is available by emailing

Demand is high for all of these options, so give our sales team a call on 0845 8386 111, to discuss further detail or to purchase a module and to learn of our complimentary offer for existing customers.


Our Software


Ideal for a start-up umbrella company or an existing company looking to take their first steps in the Umbrella Market with the minimum of hassle.


Perfect for the established umbrella company that knows what they want and where they want to be, but is being held back by inefficient systems.


Our premium bespoke solution for the larger umbrella company and PLC's, featuring a more tailored approach and advanced features.


Compare our products and find out which solution will suit best for your business.

Key Features

Contractor Web Portal

A full featured web portal with online payslips, user registration, timesheet and expense entry, contract acceptance, messaging and contractor account management. Dramatically reduces contractor queries and administration time.

AWR, RTI and pensions ready

Merit Umbrella is at the forefront of legislative compliance and features full AWR compatibility as well as being 'future-proofed' for any changes such as RTI or Pensions Auto-Enrolment.