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.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Lockdown exit plans: How to handle the sudden spike in holiday requests
It’s great news that international travel might be back on the cards soon, but you can’t have everyone off at the same time. We explain how to handle the holidays and keep your people happy.
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021
New report reveals the extent of cancelled annual leave in 2020
Read on to discover the surprising stats…
Friday, Nov 27, 2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The holiday booking habits of employees
Understand your staff a little more by adapting to their holiday habits
Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017
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
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
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
Time to lose the British Bank Holiday?
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016
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