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Essential HR software for your start-up

Give your business the best possible start with BrightHR’s easy-to-use software.

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How BrightHR supports you…

Kick-start your business with essential HR tools

As a first-time business owner, you probably don’t know much about managing a team of people. And that’s okay because BrightHR is here to show you how.

With our smart online system, you can approve staff vacations, log sickness, and plan shifts and schedules—all in a matter of clicks. Plus, with BrightHR’s handy employee profiles, you can store important staff information in one central location.

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Master new HR responsibilities like a boss

There are lots of new HR tasks you’ll need to become familiar with.

But managing staff absence is one of the most important. Because if you fail to do it right, you could find yourself regularly short-staffed and struggling to offer a good service to your customers.

That’s why you need BrightHR. It’s award-winning HR software that helps you keep a clear record of staff absence, so you can run a smooth and successful start-up.

Get expert software that grows with you

Got big dreams of expanding your business one day? No problem.

With BrightHR, you don’t have to worry about business costs soaring as soon as you add more people to your team.

Because our pricing is fixed. So, even if your business grows and staff numbers skyrocket, your monthly BrightHR bill remains the same—that’s our guarantee.

Everything you need in your HR toolkit…

Manage staff holidays with ease

Want a simpler way to manage staff vacations than sorting through stacks of paper forms and scribbling names on calendars? Get BrightHR’s industry-leading software.

Our exclusive staff vacation planner makes managing time off a breeze. Use it to:

  • checkGet instant notifications of new vacation time requests and approve or decline them in a click.
  • checkSee any vacation time overlaps between employees before you approve time off, so you’ll never be short staffed.
  • checkReceive automatic and accurate staff vacation time calculations—even for tricky ones like variable hour contracts.
  • checkKeep on top of employee vacation management wherever you are, using the free BrightHR mobile app.

Keep accurate attendance records

Everyone gets sick from time to time. Or has a public transportation nightmare. It happens.

But it can become tedious to keep track of employee absences if you’re still using old-school methods. That’s where BrightHR comes in…

Our modern online absence management software makes managing your staff absences simple and straightforward. Simply fire up the BrightHR app or reach for your laptop to:

  • checkEasily record when an employee is off sick or running late.
  • checkSee who’s available to cover shifts and update staff members right away.
  • checkSnap photos of doctor’s notes or other forms and upload them directly on to the system.
  • checkApprove doctor’s appointments, dentist’s appointments, and time off for dependants in a click.

Schedule the right team for every shift

Imagine how easy it would be if you could automatically notify your team of new schedules? Well, you can with BrightHR.

Our smart schedule makes it quick and easy to create schedules, add shifts, and assign staff. Plus, you can publish schedules online at the click of a button.

Staff even get instant schedule notifications with the handy BrightHR mobile app, so you can be 100% confident that your people always know when they should be working.

And as you can easily copy shifts and duplicate schedules with BrightHR, you won’t have to start from scratch every time—saving you lots of time and effort.


Manage your HR documents online

There’s a better way to store confidential business documents. And it’s BrightHR.

So say goodbye to overflowing filing cabinets and jam-packed desk drawers. Because BrightHR’s digital software lets you store and manage all your HR documents online.

Here’s how it helps you:

  • checkAdd as many documents as you like to BrightHR’s unlimited cloud-based storage.
  • checkStore confidential documents safely and securely in a matter of minutes.
  • checkCreate folders and set permission levels so junior staff don’t accidentally access private information.
  • checkCheck that staff read important company documents with BrightHR’s ‘read receipt’ feature.

Get trusted HR support when you need it

Got a head-scratching HR dilemma that you don’t know how to fix? Call BrightAdvice.

It’s a 9-5 HR advice line that gives you fast access to qualified Canadian-based experts—helping you to resolve HR issues quickly and avoid any costly mistakes.

So, no matter whether you need guidance on employment contracts, vacation time allowances or sick pay, our team of friendly experts are always ready to take your call.

Plus, BrightAdvice comes with its own library of exclusive HR documents, policies and contracts. From employment contracts to staff handbooks, it has everything you need to create watertight and compliant HR documents.


Make health & safety compliance simple

It’s vital that you keep your staff and customers safe at work. But that can be tough if you’re not a health & safety expert…

That’s why you need BrightSafe. It’s expert health & safety software that helps you to protect your people and meet Canadian laws. Here’s how:

  • checkCreate risk assessments to provincial standards with our expert template library.
  • checkEasily record workplace accidents and carry out investigations to reduce future risk.
  • checkSet up safety tasks and get instant notifications of when to carry them out.
  • checkEducate staff with expert e-learning courses—WHMIS, Workplace Violence & Harassment, Top Tips for Working from Home, plus much more.

Plus, get expert advice from our helpline. Call qualified, Canadian-based experts to get quick answers to all your health & safety questions—9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.


Promote and grow your business

Want to boost your start-up sales in a few quick clicks? Get Bright Exchange.

It’s an exclusive online marketplace that gives you unlimited advertising space to reach an entire network of small business owners and their employees.

You simply upload your advert and within seconds, you promote your business to over 4,500 businessess and 50,000 potential customers.

Your staff can even use it to access a range of money-saving deals—at no extra cost to you or your business.

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I use BrightHR software for people management in my business, and it’s a total game-changer. BrightHR software has made our staff management and HR so simple, straightforward and stress-free at a really challenging time for the business. I couldn’t recommend it more, it’s cracking!

Andy Reid MBE

Armed Forces Veteran and Business Owner

Kick-start your business today with BrightHR