Holidays

Holidays

The early May bank holiday is moving: Here’s what employers need to know

The early May bank holiday will change dates this year for a very special reason. Read on to find out how the move will impact your business.

Monday, Mar 02, 2020

Holidays

When should you start your holiday year?

Most businesses reset their annual leave in January, but are there other ways to run your holiday year? And do they make a difference? BrightHR explains.

Friday, Feb 07, 2020

Holidays

Swamped by January holiday requests? Here’s why…

There’s a reason why January is a busy month for your team calendar and it’s more than just the back-to-work blues…

Friday, Jan 10, 2020

Holidays

Q&A: Can I make an employee work over Christmas if I’m short-staffed?

In the third blog in our employment law series, we look at whether you can make your staff work over Christmas—even if you’ve promised them time off…

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019

Holidays

Holiday nightmare: What to do if your employee is stranded abroad

Is your employee flying back later than expected? Here’s what you should do.

Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019

Holidays

Most booked off day 2019: What’s the fairest way to decide who gets leave?

The most popular day to book annual leave is here. Find out how to decide who gets time off.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019

Holidays

Should you prioritise parents when approving summer holiday requests?

Handling parent holiday requests over summer can be tricky. Here’s how to divvy out staff leave fairly.

Friday, Aug 09, 2019

Holidays

Mythbuster: You have to accept an employee’s holiday request if they’ve already booked their flights

Read on to find out whether this is true.

Tuesday, Aug 06, 2019

Holidays

The guilt-free way to handle parent holiday requests

Losing sleep over the thought of rejecting a parent’s holiday request? Here’s how to shake off your guilt.

Monday, Jul 15, 2019

Holidays

Revealed: Staff holiday pay set to rise after court ruling

Find out how the Court of Appeal’s latest ruling affects your business.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

Holidays

The most common bank holiday myths debunked…

Get clued up on the real bank holiday laws. Read our complete guide now.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Holidays

Managing Easter absences

It’s almost Easter but that doesn’t mean your business shuts up shop. Discover the HR issues you could encounter this bank holiday weekend…

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019

Holidays

Unlimited annual leave: the good and the bad

Unlimited annual leave is a new HR trend, but is it something you should offer your staff? We explain the pros and cons.

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019

Holidays

Refusing holiday requests is easier than you think

It might be uncomfortable for you, but it’s not against the law: here’s how to refuse an annual leave request the right way.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Holidays

How to put together an annual leave policy

Do your staff ask a lot of questions about booking time off? Find out how creating an annual leave policy could help answer them.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Holidays

The holiday booking habits of employees

Understand your staff a little more by adapting to their holiday habits

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

Holidays

Are you ready for the summer holiday season?

Summer holidays are fast approaching. But are you ready for the potential last-minute holiday requests? We give you some helpful tips on how to handle them.

Thursday, Jul 06, 2017

Holidays

The easier, faster way to book and approve staff holidays

With BrightHR, the hassle of holiday request forms is officially a thing of the past.

Wednesday, Mar 08, 2017

Holidays

Give ‘em a break - encouraging employees to take time off

Should you be encouraging your employees to take time off work? Yes!

Friday, Oct 21, 2016

Holidays

Time to lose the British Bank Holiday?

Brace yourselves...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

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