Fourth are proud to be the leading service provider of labour & payroll and inventory & purchasing systems software to the global hospitality market.


Based at Tytherington Business Village, we have transitioned through a huge growth period since our first inception and now have over 1,200 customers in 60 countries including many global brands such as Pizza Express, Wagamama’s, Travelodge and Fullers to name but a few.

Fourth are a large employer in Macclesfield and we are passionate about recruiting local people. We pride ourselves on employee investment and our ‘Payroll Academy’ has successfully transformed over 30 local people with no prior payroll experience into qualified and experienced Payroll Specialists.

Who will you see at Macclesfield Means Business?

Stacey Heathcote

Director of UK Payroll Operations

Stacey has worked within the Payroll industry for over 20 Years, mostly within organisations that customers outsource their payroll processing. Having worked at Fourth for 8 years she has seen the department grow considerably. Stacey is responsible for ensuring Fourth deliver an outstanding payroll service to their customers and that her teams are happy and knowledgeable within their roles.

Kathryn Wright

Payroll Operations Manager

With 20 Years Payroll experience, Kathryn is Payroll Operations Manager for Fourth’s Payroll Department, providing payroll services to 400 hospitality customers. Kathryn is accountable for the delivery of business as usual activities for the UK payroll operation ensuring delivery of the UK Service Standards, KPI’s and metrics.

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