We offer a dedicated payroll management service specific to businesses in the Middle East. We also provide back-office HR support on request.

We work in partnership with our clients to develop, implement and manage an end-to-end, cloud-based payroll management solution. Confidentiality, data security and accuracy are our operating imperatives. Each transaction is traceable, with an automated audit trail.

All our services are tailored to reduce time spent on payroll, so you can focus on core activities that facilitate business growth.

Payroll Management

We offer three types of managed payroll, each designed to fulfill your unique business needs.

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Payroll Processing

Standard payroll Processing as per statutory regulations

Full compliance with labour law

Payroll Process Mapping

Standard Payslips



Payroll Reporting

Standard bank files (WPS, e-files etc)


Additional services

Basic country legislation summaries



Office support

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With an in-house compliant expert, we keep up to date on all the different legal entities in the Middle East.



Maximize Productivity

Our payroll specialists provide you with the essential information and reporting to authorize your payroll fast.  Reporting is easy, fast, and efficient.


Our user access rights on our system, ensure confidentiality.  Internally we have a 2 eye policy on your data, that of your single point of contact, and the Quality Service Coordinator.  We have a DOA (Delegation of Authority with you to make sure we know which data to share.

Streamline Processes

We provide a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and payroll mapping. We also adhere to international standards on payroll reporting

Cost Savings

Not only are our costs less than an employee, we also include the software, the hosting on an Azure secure server, as well as the benefit of a team of experts in payroll, HR and country legislation.


Close the Skills Gap

Your payroll expert – so your team have the assurance of payroll done the right way.


HR & Payroll Consulting Services

We have a nuanced understanding of engineering process improvements, creating standardized practices, and generating cost savings. We are champions at navigating organizational change, project management, and single or cross-country rollouts.

As your HR & payroll consultant, we will analyze your HCM operation, including how your payroll interacts with HR and finance. With a fine-tooth comb, we will investigate bottlenecks and glitches. Then, we will recommend solutions that promote unity among connected processes.

Region Specific Training

MENA Payroll Academy is a ground-breaking concept to help Payroll professionals in the Middle East to draw from the wisdom and experience of the greater Payroll Community – at the touch of a button. Created by seasoned payroll specialists in the Middle East, it formally creates best practices and industry standards within the region. The Academy run a Payroll in the Middle East course to equip professionals with on-the-job confidence and knowledge to navigate the complexities of the region. Raise your game. Learn. Connect. Grow. Join us today.

100+ Satisfied Customers

“We never realized starting a business in the UAE could be so difficult. Apart from getting things done, there are so many things dependent on each other. When we finally outsourced payroll, we could start working on the business again.”

HR Manager, FinTech

“Paying in different currencies to banks all over the world was a nightmare, and salaries were often delayed. Now salaries hit the bank
accounts of employees on the dates we want it to, and we don’t have to deal with different banks.”

Finance Director, Oil & Gas

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