Cintra for Retail

Fully Integrated Payroll and HR for Retail

Cintra’s suite of payroll and HR services are transforming the way retail attract, retain and engage their teams from head office to shop floor.

The intelligent, integrated Payroll and HR solution that’s transforming retail

No matter which way you look at it, keeping retail running smoothly is no mean feat. From multiple locations to high employee turnover to variable shift patterns that all add to the complexities of payroll and HR, it takes some serious organisational skills to keep things in control and compliant.

We’ve got you covered.

Seamlessly sync
your data

A seamless sync across platforms means you have an accurate, definitive source of truth across everything payroll and HR.

Access actionable

The powerful combination of platforms gives your HR team and store leaders tangible insights—delivering valuable analytics into your processes.

Automate on and offboarding

Easily manage leavers and starters in a single platform—with peace of mind that they’ll flow through effortlessly to your payroll.

Improve employee experience

Offer your people a unified and branded solution across payroll and HR, improving your employee experience with smooth people processes.

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Payroll Software

Software built to manage the complexities of retail payroll in-house

Cintra Pay is everything you need to run your payroll in-house with accuracy, efficiency, compliance and control. Whether it’s managing seasonal surges and lulls or juggling changing schedules, it’s flexible and scalable to your needs. 

Automate tedious processes and deliver the right pay, every time. Our cloud-based software does the heavy lifting for you—alongside our UK-based support team who are there when you need them.

Payroll Outsourcing

Enjoy the peace of mind of a fully managed payroll service

Cintra’s qualified payroll professionals become a true extension of your team to manage your payroll complexities for you. Together we make complicated and time-consuming retail payroll simpler, smarter and streamlined. 

We arm you with our cloud-based portal, Cintra Cloud, to capture your people data—and our CIPP-qualified payroll experts do the hard work for you.


Find out more about how to attract, retain and engage your teams from head office to shop floor.

Cintra Groups

Empower your managers to own payroll in their stores

Groups is the transformational add-on to Cintra that gives your store managers the power to own and enter payroll data for their teams, massively reducing your admin burden, speeding up your payroll and improving your data accuracy.

From entering new starters to making contract changes, capture payroll data directly at source. You’ll remove single points of failure, access real-time reporting and get from data to decisions faster.

HR Software

Build a culture people want to stick around for

Bringing together your HRIS, payroll, performance management and employee engagement with powerful people analytics. From onboarding to performance to offboarding, you can automate your processes and spend more time on what matters most.

Packed with tools for the entire employee lifecycle, help your people reach their full potential and build engaged, high-performing teams that drive great customer experiences in all of your locations.


The use of groups within the Cintra platform has been imperative in understanding how to differentiate between our departments within our business. It has supported us in understanding our payments each month and a great tool for budget management. It also allows our managers to have more autonomy over their own groups and expenditure.

Holly Gaches, HR Advisor


Flexible, scalable and customisable to the needs of retail

Wondering what else to expect? In the world of retail, we think you’ll love:

Talent attraction

Attract candidates at scale and build a talent pipeline to manage seasonality with Pinpoint, your new applicant tracking system.

Employee engagement

Build a thriving and engaged culture with continuous employee feedback and engagement analytics, including eNPS and sentiment analysis.

Payroll and HR automation

From automated payroll calculations to automated HR workflows, we’ve got plenty of tools to free up your time and create seamless processes.

Cloud-based and secure

Cintra is cloud-based, meaning your teams can access your Cintra suite from anywhere, on any device—adding extra flexibility to your payroll and HR.

Payroll admin support

We’ll help you with everything from payment of liabilities to pension provider payments to P11D preparation and submission.

Full suite of analytics

No matter how many stores, offices or warehouses you have, you have a 360° across payroll and HR—plus everything you need to comply with record-keeping, reporting and RTI.

Talk to our team about your retail payroll and HR today

Our payroll and HR experts are always on hand to discuss payroll challenges in your organisation.

Get in touch to see Cintra’s payroll and HR solutions and hear about some great customer success stories in the retail sector.

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