The market leader in payroll and billing software for over 22 years

Merit Software is the leading supplier of payroll and invoicing solutions for temporary recruitment agencies and umbrella companies. We provide scalable software to suit all companies servicing the recruitment marketplace from multi-branch corporates to new-starts.

Merit software is used by recruitment agencies, umbrella companies, outsourcing companies and accountancy firms throughout the UK and Ireland, and is the software of choice for forward thinking companies looking for reliable payroll and invoicing systems. Established in 1997, the company has grown from strength to strength establishing a strong and wide client base including many of the major players within the industry.

We are able to offer top class project management and administration, quality development teams and a support department that is knowledgeable, friendly and efficient. We run training courses from our own training centre and offer a mobile training team for on-site visits.

Over the last few years we have developed our suite of products, providing payroll and invoicing solutions at the forefront of the recruitment industry. In addition to our core software, we provide innovative scanning, e-payslip and on-line timesheet solutions. Merit Software is an Approved Service Provider for The Employment Agents Movement (TEAM) and has won numerous industry awards.

Our Core Values


We take pride in our work and aim to deliver exceptional service and products. We are one team working for our customers.


We look at how we operate and change things for the better. We understand the market we work in and adapt to its changing needs.


We keep our promises and work with integrity to make sure our customers and colleagues can depend on us.


We will seek to always be improving quality, ourselves and our products to keep us the best at what we do.

Merit/ noun

the quality of being particularly good or worthy, especially so as to deserve praise or reward.

Merit Software has been awarded the following recognition for innovation and service: