Sickness and Time Off

March - 2020

Coronavirus Q&A: Some of my staff can’t work because they need to look after their children. What should I do?

With schools closed across the UK and Ireland due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we explain how to handle parents taking time off work for dependants.

How BrightHR helps you manage COVID-19 in your workplace

Our software and services are here to support you. Read on to find out more.

Coronavirus resource hub

Our complete hub to help you manage the COVID-19 pandemic in your workplace.

Download your free coronavirus toolkit

BrightHR’s put together an essential toolkit for employers. Read on to get your free copy.

Coronavirus factsheet for employers

Read our coronavirus Q&A to find out how the outbreak could impact your workplace.

February - 2020

Coronavirus: How to help minimise the risks in your workplace

With confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the UK, we explain ways to minimise the risks to your people and your business.

October - 2019

What happens if my employee is called up for jury service?

An employee being called up for jury service can come out of the blue. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

February - 2018

National Sickie Day: Is today the most common sick day of the year?

Today is not just any old Monday in February, it’s National Sickie Day! The day that—according to some—will see the most staff call in sick. But is this really true?

November - 2017

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?

Short term sickness - the issue of pay

Are your employees avoiding taking sick leave due to the financial penalties?