Partnering with small businesses is our sweet spot

More than half a million small businesses trust us to manage their payroll services for them — many have as few as one employee. We know each business is unique, which is why we’ve built small-business services specifically to help you:
  • Focus on your business, not payroll
  • Run payroll accurately and easily
  • Navigate the complexities of compliance
  • Plan, coordinate, track and support your payroll-related activities
  • Process all the mandatory and optional statutory deductions for your region, including Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) and IR56 for all employees
  • Automatically create and file government-related reports as mandated
  • Access payroll experts when needed


Our small business payroll services enable you to:

Save money

Discover our affordable options and only pay for the services you need.

Save time

Every minute counts. Run payroll in 3 simple steps: input, confirm and upload.

Sleep easier

Payroll and taxes processed for you — accurately, on time and in compliance.

Implement faster

We understand your business urgency — so our team works with you to meet your deadlines.

Speak to our team about managing your payroll

We’ll find the right solution for your business.

ADP – the payroll vendor you can trust

As payroll experts for over 70 years, we understand small businesses and the unique nature of individual payroll runs. We’ve built small-business payroll services that take the pressure off business owners like you, so you can get on with what you do best.

Join the more than half a million small businesses who already trust us with managing their payroll. Our small-business solutions are affordable, save your time and help you sleep easier, whether you have one employee or many.

What people say about our payroll services

“For companies that operate in multiple locations like us, using emails and paper files to manage human resources will make the process long and tedious, while also causing waste of time and resources. It is apparently a better choice for us to manage the process centrally through an online platform, as all the submissions and approvals can be completed online.” 

— Chris Hao, HR and Admin manager, IPC China

The benefits of ADP small business payroll services

With ADP you only pay for what you need, helping you keep your costs down. Our small business payroll services offer a customisable and scalable pricing model, paid per employee, per payroll cycle, which gives you the flexibility to meet your changing needs. We also have a variety of extra administration and service options.

ADP small-business payroll solutions adapt to fit your individual needs, whether you want to retain some control over payroll tasks, or hand over complete control of all your payroll processes. We offer flexible and scalable payroll outsourcing services, enabling you to scale up your needs and add on HR capabilities too.

Our small-business payroll services don’t just ensure employees are paid accurately and on time, because that’s not all you need from a payroll services’ provider. You also need protection from liabilities and demonstration that compliance has been followed. The wrong small-business payroll services’ provider could put your company at risk from not following regulatory requirements, which can result in costly fines. ADP helps small businesses navigate today’s complexities including regulatory changes, compliance, audits, employee experience and handling sensitive payroll data.

To keep complexity at bay we make it our job to stay on top of regulations. These include payroll and tax regulations, wage and hour laws, new hire reporting and much more. Our world-class Global Security Organisation helps ensure that your and your employees’ data is safe and secure. ADP is ranked #1 among Business Service Peers by Security Magazine and ISO 9000 and ISO 27001 certified — the gold standards for quality and security process management.

How our small business payroll solutions work

Payroll processing service

We host the processing platform while you manage data entry and validate the data output.

ADP payroll cloud software is agile, flexible and robust. Our payroll system automatically calculates employees’ pay, payroll taxes and MPF contributions, and issues payslips. You stay compliant with local payroll regulations and the global ones, while receiving quarterly and annual reports.

Payroll managed service

Our team of ADP experts manage the majority of your small business payroll processing by reducing the need for your full back-office payroll department. You’ll have dedicated ADP specialists available for you when needed, handling payroll application updates and upgrades along with ensuring compliance of payroll system. We’ll also control the quality of your payroll and handle mandatory reports.

Payroll product recommendations for small businesses



Simplify your payroll process with ADP OneHR, a secure, unified cloud-based payroll solution that simplifies payroll processes to plan, coordinate, track and support payroll-related activities. ADP OneHR comes with the best payroll technology and expertise to provide the highest level of data security, privacy and compliance to give you peace of mind. It also comes with a secure portal to provide employees and managers access to their leave and pay anytime, anywhere.

ADP® Celergo


ADP Celergo collects your employee data into a single system of record for up to 140 countries. Starting with a base of at least three countries, it’s a simple, elegant solution to global payroll challenges that makes running payroll in multiple countries easy. ADP Celergo offers built-in data connectors to integrate with your existing HCM software from other popular vendors.

Awards & recognition

Our credentials do the talking.

NelsonHall names ADP a Leader in 2019 Next Generation Payroll NEAT for the sixth consecutive year

Everest Group recognises ADP as a Leader in the 2019 Multi-Country Payroll Outsourcing and Payroll Platform PEAK Matrix Reports

ADP named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE for 15th year*

* From Fortune. ©2021 Fortune Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license.
Fortune and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse the products or services of, ADP, Inc.

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Your ADP for small business payroll questions answered

If you’re a small business, managing payroll is probably one of your least favourite activities. It can be complex, time-consuming, prone to manual errors – not to mention keeping up with compliance regulations. The smart, cost-effective choice is to outsource your payroll to a trusted provider who’ll run your payroll accurately and ensure you meet your compliance obligations. Leaving you time to focus on running your business.

A small business needs flexibility to adapt as it grows. A payroll solution helps your business adapt as you pay per employee, per month. At ADP we offer payroll outsourcing services where you fully outsource your payroll to us. We ensure that your people are paid accurately and on time, while protecting your business from liabilities. Your employees can then view their payslips and manage leave anytime, anywhere via our secure cloud payroll portal software.

Outsourcing your payroll to a provider like ADP can save your small company valuable time and money – both in short supply when wearing multiple business hats. Gone are the costs of setting up, training, and running an internal payroll department, while contending with admin and compliance regulations. This way, you save time managing your payroll and keeping up with regulation changes.

Outsourcing payroll is when you let a trusted provider like ADP help you handle your payroll processes. Businesses of all sizes have been trusting us with managing their payroll for over 70 years. With our reliable payroll system, our payroll experts streamline your payroll, paying your people accurately, on time and with all compliance obligations met. Not only will outsourcing payroll save you time, it will give you peace of mind in this increasingly complex world.

Half a million small businesses like yours trust ADP to take care of their payroll services. Perhaps it’s because we have over 70 years of experience in payroll. Or maybe because our small business payroll solutions are affordable, saving you time and complexity, and can be scaled up or down to meet the changing needs of your business.