We deliver global payroll services for global explorers.

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  • Global customers

    1,000+
  • Countries

    120+
  • World regions

    7
  • Client retention

    99.66%

We care about how we do things and we always try to be:

Passionate

We enjoy our work and continually innovate to improve what we do and how we do it.

Knowledgeable

We are experts in our field, we share our knowledge with our colleagues to provide unrivalled expertise and experience to our customers.

Accountable

We take ownership and full responsibility for our actions. We work proactively to achieve our commitments.

Flexible

We recognise that one size does not fit all. We are committed to delivering the most effective bespoke global payroll solution for each client's unique business requirements.

Committed to service excellence

We are driven to provide award winning support. We see things from others point of view, respond quickly and take ownership of enquiries.

All of our activpayroll team members around the globe focus to ensure that our five values are at the core of everything we do, each and every day, regardless of the project aim, scope or location.

Alison Sellar CEO, activpayroll

Founded in 2001, we’re a mature but modern company. This is our story:

2016

activpayroll launches the #activAlison CSR campaign

activpayroll celebrates 15 years in business 

2015

activpayroll launches Scotland's first in-house payroll academy in collaboration with the CIPP

2014

Launch of Stavanger, Paris, and Ontario offices

Project Evolve, an initiative to ensure that high payroll standards and services are continually implemented, is launched

2013

Launch of Singapore office

2012

CEO Alison Sellar becomes a GlobalScot Trade Mission ambassador

Launch of Washington office

2011

CEO Alison Sellar launches innovative payroll giving scheme Pennies for Promise to celebrate activpayroll's tenth birthday

2010

activpayroll is recognised by Scottish Enterprise as fastest growing firm in Scotland

Company directors are appointed

2009

Launch of Edinburgh office

2006

Launch of Houston office

The activ8 suite of applications is developed and launched

2005

Launch of Australian offices

2003

Formal launch of Global Mobility division

Formal launch of Global Payroll divisions

2001

activpayroll is founded by CEO Alison Sellar

We’re a widely recognised industry leader. But don’t take our word for it.

2016

Payroll Top 50

Payroll World

Tremendous Training & Development

The CHeRries Awards

Highly Commended Best Payroll Support Team

Payroll World Awards
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