Archive: 2017

December - 2017

Carry over unused holiday into the new year with BrightHR

You can now carry over your staff's unused leave to the next holiday year with BrightHR. Not sure about holiday carryover legalities and the impact it could have on small businesses? Let us enlighten you.

Blame the snow for record employee lateness for 2017!

Our absence management software data has revealed how extreme weather has a big impact on many commuters and their ability to make it in to work on time, with record staff lateness recorded after a cold spell!

Not another Major Airline ‘Holiday Management’ Gone Wrong!

American Airlines holiday management crisis demonstrates why companies should always take holiday management & rotas seriously

November - 2017

BREAKING: Sick pay & maternity pay increases ahead

Employer at an SME? Get ready to adjust your 2018 budgets and hike payments

Never Face Payroll Deadline Panic Again

Do you have the same situation each month—the panic that sets in when you realise it’s the deadline date to get your employee details over to your payroll team? Well, stop panicking. We’ve launched payroll exceptions reports in BrightHR.

Uber loses Employment Tribunal Appeal

Is it time for the other gig-economy employers to check their brakes?

The unworkable culture of ‘busyness’

Being busy has become a bit of status symbol. But what’s behind this and why is it leading to problems?

Five fun things you can do with Amazon’s Alexa

What can Alexa really do?

Blue Monday - The most depressing day of the year (apparently)

Does anyone like Mondays? Not many. But is Blue Monday actually the most depressing working day of the year and what should businesses be aware of?

Are you ready for the upcoming flu season?

It’s approaching that time of year when everyone seems to get ill at the same time. But how do you deal with flu season as a small business?