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By Deputy
4.13 out of 5 stars
Simplify Shift Work with Staff Scheduling, Time Tracking & Labor Compliance. Generate Xero invoices in one click from employees' worked time!


Deputy is the ultimate employee management tool, connecting businesses and employees seamlessly through technology.

By simplifying rostering, timesheets, tasks, award interpretation as well as managing new hire onboarding, staff communication and engagement, Deputy is trusted by over 300,000 workplaces as their workforce management software.

Connecting Deputy and Xero saves you hours of business admin time. Employee information can be added in just minutes from Xero, and every pay day timesheet data can be exported straight into Xero, ready to complete a payrun, saving you from time consuming double entry of data.

Xero users can also take advantage of Deputys in depth pay rate management, allowing you to configure pay rates per area of work, and offering award interpretation based on many of the Australian awards published by Fairwork Australia.

Earn 14,000 Qantas Points when you sign up via the Xero App Store*. Xero customers must be a Qantas Business Rewards member and use the same ABN registered with their Qantas Business Rewards account. Qantas Points will be awarded once connected to the app for a minimum of 90 days. (AU only)

*Terms & conditions apply. Must be a Qantas Business Rewards member to earn Qantas Points. See here for offer details.

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Deputy + Xero

Integrates with Payroll and Employee data

Full Award Interpretation, with 50 of the most common Fair Work Awards available

Leave requests & daily leave sync

Time billing

Contractor Invoicing

Reviews & ratings

4.1 out of 5 stars
106 Reviews
5 star(64%)
4 star(13%)
3 star(8%)
2 star(3%)
1 star(12%)
Rob Stewart
1 out of 5 stars

Will take your money without recourse

Will deduct funds without justification despite indicating that this was not the intended process, and then taking no action to resolve it.
10 people found this review helpful.
Greg Garnish
1 out of 5 stars


Deputy will take your money, and deny it. They will not try to help. Proceed with caution.
15 people found this review helpful.
Jessica Watson
1 out of 5 stars

Poor customer service

Very poor, unable to assist with any setup and took ages to respond to any questions. Ended up changing over to Tanda, best decision.
7 people found this review helpful.

Additional info

Shared data

Timesheetsshared from Deputy to Xero
PayItemsshared from Xero to Deputy
Employeesshared from Xero to Deputy and from Deputy to Xero

App details

By Deputy
Added in 2016


Australia, Canada, Global, Hong Kong, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States




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