Holidays

August - 2019

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.

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.

June - 2019

5 ways to manage summer holiday requests

Don’t want to have an empty workplace this summer? Read our 5 ways to manage summer holiday requests.

Revealed: Staff holiday pay set to rise after court ruling

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

May - 2019

The most common bank holiday myths debunked…

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

March - 2019

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.

February - 2019

Mandatory leave: Can you force staff to take time off?

Shutting up shop over Christmas? Find out whether you can tell staff to use their annual leave.

October - 2018

Staff hoarding their holidays? Here’s what to do

Worried you’re going to be swamped with last-minute holiday requests? Read on.

June - 2018

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.

May - 2018

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.