Using Planday and Xero together gives you a robust solution for staff scheduling, availability, wage costs, compliance, absence management (UK only), time tracking, payroll, reporting, and more.

At present Xero integration is available to the UK and Australian customers only. This integration will support you in managing core employee and payroll data between the two applications, as illustrated in the picture below.

To set up a successful Xero integration, the following steps must be completed:

Guidance for UK 🇬🇧 customers

Guidance for Australian 🇦🇺 customers

Step 1: Add Xero Integration to Planday

Authenticate and connect to a Xero organisation in the UK

Authenticate and connect to a Xero organisation in Australia

Step 2: Setup Employee data synchronisation

Merge employees data between Planday and a Xero organisation in the UK

Merge employees data between Planday and a Xero organisation in Australia

Step 3: Setup Payroll data synchronisation

Setup payroll by matching Planday Salary codes to Earning rates and Leave types for a UK Xero Organisation

Setup payroll by matching Planday Salary codes to Earning rates of an Australian Xero Organisation

Step 4: Publish a schedule & export timesheets to Xero

Export timesheets and absence records to your Xero organisation in the UK

Export timesheets to your Xero organisation in Australia


Next step: Add Xero Integration to Planday

To begin setting up your Xero integration select the appropriate region Xero organisation:


If you have questions about Xero integration with Planday you can read the answers to some of the frequently asked questions here or reach out to Planday's support team via chat.

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