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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.

May 2018

How long should I keep staff records for under GDPR?

You won’t need to store all staff records forever. But how long should you keep them to comply with GDPR?

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.

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.

April 2018

6 ways to handle a heatwave in the workplace

Yesterday was the hottest April day for 70 years. Find out how to tackle the sweltering temperatures in your workplace

5 employment law changes happening this April

We explain the biggest law changes happening this month and why you shouldn’t ignore them.

Introducing Blip by BrightHR

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

March 2018

7 quick and effective ways to relieve stress at work

Let us help you beat negativity during Stress Awareness Month this April

Why aren't there more women in tech?

We explore why there’s a gender gap in tech and talk to our female staff about their experience of working in a male-dominated industry

February 2018

How will GDPR affect your recruitment company?

You might be wary of GDPR coming in if you work in recruitment. But don’t worry, we’re going to explain how you can prepare your business for this new legislation.

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?