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Andy Reid MBE: How to support your staff’s mental health this winter

Struggling to support your staff’s mental health this winter? BrightHR brand ambassador, Andy Reid MBE shares his insider tips for improving your approach to mental health as a business leader…

Thursday, Mar 23, 2023

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Just in: Bright Book of Work Records 2022...

Your ultimate guide to 2022’s weird and wacky workplace trends. Plus, get business advice to prepare you for 2023!

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2023

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BrightHR appoints new Chief International Growth and Marketing Officer

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Thea Watson as Chief International Growth and Marketing Officer.

Friday, Nov 11, 2022

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Andy Reid: Climbing Kilimanjaro

Andy Reid MBE has faced more than his fair share of challenges in the past, but climbing Kilimajaro is his most recent, and it's for a great cause.

Friday, Oct 14, 2022

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BrightHR supports thousands of businesses with free rota software

Thousands of businesses get new free rota planning tool from BrightHR to support rising costs.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022

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UKHospitality choose BrightHR as their HR experts!

We’re excited to announce our brand-new partnership with UKHospitality. Read on to find out more about why we've teamed up, and what we're doing to help the hospitality industry.

Wednesday, Mar 09, 2022

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The awards keep coming: BrightHR picks up the Feefo Platinum Award

It’s celebration time again at BrightHR as we pick up another fantastic accolade. We’ve won the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award!

Friday, Feb 18, 2022

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BrightHR’s 2021 staff absence trend report has officially landed!

The BrightHR Standard has arrived... read on to discover 2021’s most shocking staff absence trends.

Tuesday, Feb 01, 2022

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BrightHR are red-carpet ready this award season

BrightHR has been recognised by several of the industry’s top awards. So, crack open the fizz, it’s party time!

Wednesday, Dec 08, 2021

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How to save your workplace Christmas party this year

Typical parties might make some of your staff uncomfortable this year, but there are plenty of other ways to celebrate safely…

Thursday, Dec 02, 2021

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#TheNewHR has arrived—discover BrightHR’s revolutionary software

We’re shaking up the HR industry with exciting new tech and a brand-new TV ad!

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021

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BrightHR’s 2020 COVID-19 report has landed!

Discover how the coronavirus pandemic affected your business in our brand-new infographic.

Friday, Mar 26, 2021

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BrightHR launches new accessibility feature

Discover how we’ve made our software more accessible for you…

Monday, Nov 16, 2020

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BrightHR supports gender diversity with new software update

Our new non-binary gender identity update helps you promote an inclusive workplace. Read on to learn more…

Friday, Oct 23, 2020

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Introducing PoP: Your brand new expense tracker app

Discover how this new mobile app helps you to keep on top of employee expenses.

Tuesday, Oct 06, 2020

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Hey Siri, who’s off today?

Introducing a new way of interacting with BrightHR.

Monday, Jun 22, 2020

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Watch BrightHR’s inspirational video for International Women’s Day 2020

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we asked some of our staff at BrightHQ to tell us about the women who inspire them the most.

Thursday, Mar 05, 2020

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BrightHR’s 2019 Staff Absence Trend Report has landed!

Our brand new infographic is here—hot off the press! To discover how your staff took time off in 2019, head inside.

Friday, Jan 31, 2020

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Bright ambassador: Introducing Andy Reid MBE

Andy Reid visited BrightHQ to share his lessons on bravery, self-belief and goal-setting.

Thursday, Jan 02, 2020

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A very special announcement

Andy Reid’s story is one of astounding courage, and BrightHR is extremely proud to announce him as our new ambassador.

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019

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Crack open the champers! It’s awards season at BrightHR

BrightHR’s been recognised by three of the industry’s top awards. So don your finest tux and sip some champagne, because it’s time to celebrate.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

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We did it! BrightHR’s landed in Australia and New Zealand

We’re making leaps and bounds on our mission to support small businesses all over the world. And we want to thank you for making it possible.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019

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Recycling Week 2019: Why going green is good for your business

Creating an environmentally conscious workplace could benefit you and your people. Read on to learn more.

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

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Introducing BrightInsure: legal expenses insurance that gives you peace of mind

Are you losing sleep over employment tribunals and fines? Find out how BrightInsure can help.

Monday, Sep 02, 2019

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New feature: Never miss a big HR story with the BrightHR Newsfeed

Get the latest HR and business news sent straight to your mobile. Read on to find out more.

Monday, Jul 29, 2019

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Q&A: Do I need to pay female and male co-workers the same?

For the first blog in our new employment law series, we explain how to handle accusations of unequal pay.

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

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Alexa, what’s in the news?

Stay on top of important industry news with BrightHR and Amazon Alexa.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

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Just released: BrightHR’s new automatic document reminders

Check out our new document reminder feature, so you won’t ever forget to renew a driving licence or conduct a pay review again.

Monday, Jun 17, 2019

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Earth Day 2019: Helping businesses do their bit for the environment

To celebrate Earth Day, we’ve looked at the real cost of paper wastage on the environment and how you can do more.

Monday, Apr 22, 2019

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How to master rota planning

Prepare to change the way you create rotas and edit shifts for your employees

Monday, Apr 15, 2019

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Discover how Britain took time off in 2018 | BrightHR

Want to know which UK city took the most sick days? Or the top staff excuses for turning up late? We’ve got the answers in our new infographic.

Monday, Jan 21, 2019

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New BrightAdvice app: Get legal support on the go

The new BrightAdvice app has arrived to make it easier for you to get quick legal support. Read on to find out more.

Monday, Jan 21, 2019

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How BrightHR makes managing holiday carryover easy

Ready to ditch the cluttered calendars? Managing holiday carryover is a doddle with BrightHR.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018

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New feature: A simpler way to manage time off in lieu (TOIL)

Never lose track of TOIL again with BrightHR’s new feature.

Tuesday, Dec 04, 2018

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We’ve added new features to Blip | BrightHR

Tracking staff work hours over the festive season just got a whole lot easier.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018

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Important: Your new look BrightHR’s coming

Don’t stress if your BrightHR starts to look different—here’s why it’s changing for the better.

Wednesday, Oct 03, 2018

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New calendar: Grid view and more

Managing staff absence is now easier with your new and improved calendar.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

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Big news: BrightHR’s landed in Ireland

Tired of losing track of staff holidays and logging sickness on scraps of paper? Read on.

Monday, Sep 03, 2018

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How a clocking system will help you pay minimum wage

Find out how a new clocking system will stop you from getting on the government’s name and shame list.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

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What is Blip?

We’re excited to introduce Blip—a free clock-in and clock-out app that’s exclusive for BrightHR customers.

Monday, Apr 16, 2018

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GDPR: How your Data Protection Officer will benefit from BrightHR

What is a DPO?

Friday, Jan 26, 2018

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New feature: downloadable document templates and more

Knowing what to include in HR documents can be daunting. Use our new document templates to help you.

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018

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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.

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

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BrightHR makes accessing your documents on the go simple

If you're not using BrightHR, you're not making your life easier when it comes to accessing your documents on the go. Start today.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

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BrightHR gets a nip-tuck | BrightHR

We're looking Brighter than ever

Monday, Jun 12, 2017

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BrightHR wins SME Awards HR Provider of the Year 2016

We are extremely proud to have won HR Provider of the Year at the prestigious SME Awards.

Monday, Jul 11, 2016

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BrightHR scoops 2016 HR Provider of the Year at prestigious SME Awards

Pioneering people management software company BrightHR was last night crowned winner of HR Provider of the Year at the 2016 SME Awards.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016

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BrightHR launches Android app

BrightHR's leading, user-friendly HR software is now available for Android smartphones. Innovate your business with our effortless HR management technology.

Thursday, Mar 03, 2016

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The history of the moodle

In BrightHR, we wanted to create a brand that our users could feel connected to, as though it's as much their brand as it is ours. The end result of this process was the Moodle. This is the story of its birth.

Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016

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